Good Questions: Remove the Tub?

Good Questions: Remove the Tub?

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Maxwell Ryan
May 2, 2006

Hello AT,

I am having a dilemma. I am remodeling my small bathroom and I want to remove the tub and replace it with just a shower.

I am getting mixed remarks from people telling me that if I remove the tub it will bring the value of my apartment down (I own a co-op).

Any opinions?

Thanks! Kelly

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Dear Kelly,

We say if you have one bathroom, keep the tub, but if you have two, go for the shower in one of them.

Beauty is the main thing.

As far as resale value, we think it is the beauty of the bathroom that will sell your place. If they don't like it, they will probably gut it and redo it anyway.

Anyone else??

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