How to Choose a Bathtub

Remodeling a bathroom can be a lot of work. There are lots of decisions to be made, but by being informed about the products you're buying, you can make the best decision for your family and home. The bathroom is an important room in the house, it's where our days begin and end. Finding the right bathtub for your style and needs can be the difference between a good day, and starting off a great day.

Steps

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    Think about what the primary purpose of your bathtub is. Are you looking for a tub that is unique and a classic piece of furniture, like a Claw foot tub? Or are you looking for a tub that will melt away the stress of the day with massaging jets? Or could you be looking to update your bathroom for safety reasons, with a Walk In Bathtub?
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    Think about your style. Do you want an antique style tub, or a modern style, like a whirlpool tub? Claw foot bathtubs are beautiful, and have lasted the test of time with their classic, antique style. Walk In Bathtubs are a new style of tub, that has a door on the side, to prevent slips and falls that can occur from the dangerous hurdle of a regular bathtub wall.
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    Go to a trusted source. If you're ordering your bathtub online, it's important to purchase it from a reliable source, that has your best interests in mind. For example, some sites offer free shipping or a great return policy, in case you're not fully satisfied with your purchase. These small gestures can really make a difference when you're purchasing a large item, like a bathtub online.

Tips

  • Original Claw foot bathtubs were made of cast iron, which is extremely heavy and unwieldy. Today's Claw foot Bathtubs can also be made of acrylic which is much lighter and easier to maneuver.

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