Types of Bathtubs
The vogue of bathtubs has been setting a trend in today’s era. People are installing different types and styles of bathtubs in their bathrooms just for fun and excitement. Now day’s bathtubs are becoming common accessory in people’s bathroom. They want a luxurious style of bathtubs where they can relax to get out of tiresome and stressful life.
With the increasing demands in bathtubs and bathing system manufacturers are coming out with exclusive range in bathtub designs and styles to attract as many customers. These bathtubs are based on traditional and modern patterns with stylized inbuilt material and accessories.
This type of bathtub is the most preferred by homeowner for its antique and designer look. Bathing was earlier a routine work but today with the advance technology and style bathing has become fun. This is why people want to install these bathtubs for luxurious bathing. The clawfoot bathtubs have given a new look and finish so that people will make more out of it.
The clawfoot bathtubs consist of slopped back with a straight front and the feet of the bathing tub are claw, ball or pedestal. They are usually made up of porcelain on steel, cast iron, acrylic etc. clawfoot tubs are freestanding consist of exposed pipes. They do not want further ornamentation.
Pedestal bathtubs are oval shaped, freestanding and without feet. This type of tub is an important tub whose base rests on an oval base which is made up of different material. The best type of pedestal tubs is one without faucet drilling. This specific characteristic of pedestal tub provides the deeper water level.
Pedestal tub comes with distinct features such as they have an optional towel rail which is made of different material to be installed on one or both the ends of the tub. It has an advantage which helps people come out of the problem of towel holder.
These tubs are generally made of porcelain, cast iron and acrylic etc.
Drop-in bathtub gives you an opportunity to have fun and refreshes you. Though there are some disadvantages attached to this type of tub style. As it is easy to drop in this tub but coming out is little difficult as you nee to take long steps. Further this makes you a bit sluggish and you may experience a fall. Manufacturers are taking some steps to make few changes in the construction of this style of bathtub.
This style of tub requires a bit hard work as the floor mounted bathtub is reduced by drop-in bathtub which is deck mounted iseparate frame. This would down the pocket of the customer in order to get some tile work or carpentry work. The designs in drop-in bathtub have integrated faucets that simplify the location. The other features in drop-in bathtub are spa-jetted whirlpool system which is commonly known as whirlpool bathtub.
Corner bathtubs are considered best as they save a lot of space in the bathroom. This style of bathtub has wide range in designs, colours, shapes and size. The advantage attached to corner bathtub is that the vanities and other cabinets can stand alone on the other corner in much space.
Even though corner bathtub gives space to other things yet it can be said that it is not suitable for all the bathrooms. The deck of the corner bathtub is difficult to clean without getting into the tub. This bathtub is basically made of acrylic, fiberglass, cast iron and porcelain etc.
Whirlpool tubs of today are most after bathtubs as they are most comfortable and known for their ability to enhance better health, sleep and relief. This type of tubs is generally boarded by commercial spas, buildings and residential areas.