To begin the dismantling of the bath with the disassembly of the floor trap under the tub. When removing the old tub may be not a very pleasant situation in which a strong liking old connection of the siphon, which is not possible remove the drain grate or remove the clamping nut, as in this case, "slights" edges on the nut or broken drain grate.
There is a proven method that is used almost all of a locksmith for removal of the siphon. To remove the old drain grates from a relatively soft non-ferrous metal - brass & bronze, they must be cut with a hacksaw. If a grate drain across the width of the canvas is already our type, it is necessary to knock with a chisel.
Then make the inner side of the drain grate lateral cuts. Cuts should be done at a distance from each other so that the drain from the hopper to cut a piece no more than a quarter of a circle. Making two vertical cut, tilt the blade and continue sawing to the circumference of the funnel. To perform the cuts should be very careful not to damage the enamel of the bath.
As soon as you complete the cuts, take a chisel or smooth ground chisel and place it close between the funnel and the bathroom. Aim the chisel at a tangent to the surface of the bath. With gentle blows of a hammer beat out the sector. Bend with a hammer and chisel the remaining part of the plum cut edges inside. As a result of such deformation freely drain out through the hole of a bath.
Next you need to disconnect the overflow pipe and pull out from the bell of the sewer discharge pipe. Before removing the bath you must have a prepared tube of 70-80 mm or gag from unnecessary rags to close the bell of the sewer. On the bottom of the bath to fix the earthing strip, which also must be disconnected, breaking bottom of the bath (of eyes where fixed ground) is a metal wedge with a hammer.
If the edge of the bath, the walls lined with tiles, remove it with a wide chisel or a chisel. In the gap between the wall and the bathroom may be a strip of a solution, it should be down towards the ceiling with a chisel, striking from under the bath. Baths in Soviet times, was mounted on cast iron feet, but there are also tubs on concrete supports. For removing an old bathtub with cast iron feet will reclinate and clear or clear tub with feet.
The dismantling of the bath can damage the tile in the bathroom. Therefore, if you do not plan to change it, it is necessary to worry in advance.