Make sure the rough opening dimensions are proper, plumb, and square. The bathtub’s installation manual will include detailed instructions on required measurements for the rough opening and drain connection. Image © American Standard
A vent pipe from a first-floor bathroom complicated our wall framing, requiring us to shim out the wall studs
We cut the shims for the wall studs on a table saw.
When framing the shower surround, plan for any shelves or accessories by incorporating any necessary blocking into the wall studs.