Is your bathroom in need of a makeover? Are you thinking about buying a new bathtub? What kind of bathtub are you looking for? This quick guide will tell you about the different kinds of bathtubs so that you can make an informed decision.
Here is all the information you need to choose and buy a bathtub.
Upgrading a bathtub can make a big difference in how a bathroom looks as a whole. Having more space around a tub, a deeper soaking basin, or a style that looks nice can turn your bathroom from a functional space into a luxurious place to relax at home.
We’ll take a quick look at the different types of baths.
If you want a traditional, old-fashioned look, a free-standing tub is a good option. These bathtubs are made of solid porcelain and have the most space, so you can take a long, relaxing bubble bath. You might even have one that has a shower head attached. The feeling for a clawfoot tub for an even older look.
Three walls surround alcove tubs. Since these bathrooms are usually surrounded by tile or paneling, installing a showerhead is easy and comfortable.
The walls of these bathrooms are made of wood that has been tiled, covered with granite, or coated with other materials. Like a free-standing tub, a drop-in tub can be installed anywhere in the bathroom as long as the plumbing is reachable.
Corner tubs are the most similar to a Jacuzzi. They are usually very big and luxurious, with jets for extra relaxation.
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A door swings open on a walk-in tub even when the basin is empty. This makes them easy to get to, which is why homeowners who care about accessibility like them so much. Keep in mind that the tub must be filled and drained with the door closed, so the person taking a bath will need to plan for a slightly longer time.
Soaking tubs are made to hold more water, so you can take long, relaxing baths that feel like you’re floating in a pool. Most of the time, these big tubs stand on their own or drop-in/under-mount. They might also have details like flat bottoms or slipper shapes.
Whirlpool tubs force water through jets at high pressure, making the water swirl and giving you a relaxing massage. The water may also go through a heater, which keeps the water nice and warm, making it great for a long soak. (“Jacuzzi” is the brand name of a certain kind of bathtub.)