Along, tranquil bath at any time of the day can transport one to a delightful, cosy zone. The lovely, calm atmosphere it creates is indeed unmatched. The comforting sound, the soft warmth and the tiny droplets of water in a tub do soak your worries away. Albeit bathtubs have remained understated for a while, they are slowly and gradually gaining popularity – and entry – into modern homes. The market today offers a diverse range of bathtubs and choosing that perfect tub could be confusing. Let’s find out which tips can help you select and add this beautiful and timeless fixture to your bathroom.
- Type of Tubs
Freestanding bathtubs are all about an era that can either be defined as vintage or modern luxury. Available in an incredible variety of shapes, a choice is never a problem.
These tubs do not require a special fixture or any connecting walls, hence have gained a lot of popularity. You can install these as your bathroom’s centrepiece. Truly, this style of tub looks no less than a piece of art. Choose this if you have sizeable space and love to make a style statement.
Built-in Bathtubs a perfect choice for modern bathrooms can easily be tucked into the ground, or be installed using a leg set covered with tiles, marble or granite to give a perfect theme to your bathroom.
With minimalistic and linear designs, built-in bathtubs can be used along with shower to maximize your bathroom space.
- Bath Experience
Imagine getting home after a long day or sneaking those extra twenty minutes away from your needy toddlers. Don’t you desire a great bathtub now? Choose your tub wisely as its shape and size matter too. How deep your tub is will affect how much water you’re able to fill it with – while some like to be fully submerged, some do not. Overall, one should be able to experience a good soaking session with comfort.
- Shower Option
The style of your bathtub will determine whether you’ll be able to take a shower in it or not. It is important to figure out your needs, especially if multiple members use the bathroom – such as a couple. Decide if it’s important to include a shower with your bathtub or not.
Acrylic bathtubs are the most preferred type of bathtubs across the globe. They are lighter in weight and come with a higher gloss that lasts long. Acrylic as a material is naturally warm as compared to metal tubs.
Therefore, choose an acrylic tub if you prefer long, hot soaks with a touch of cosiness and of course minimal maintenance.
A tranquil, soothing bath after a long day is a total bliss. Apart from providing proper cleansing it reduces stress and relieves sore muscles. A good bathtub filled with hot water and bath salts, and surrounded by scented candles can totally turn your day around. Keep these little tips in mind while choosing your bathtub and you’ll end up with an aesthetically pleasing and charming yet functional bathtub.