Types Of Bathtubs

Many people think that bathtub is going out of fashion and a shower room is replacing it. Even many bathroom remodeling companies have started doing this. But there are many people who still have a craze of having a nice bathtub and spend some relaxing time there in. There are many homeowners who cannot compare their time of unfolding a book with a hot bathtub in long and cold winter months. It is just the experience which they cannot replace at any cost and this thing makes the value of bathtub still prevalent. Bathtubs are truly non replaceable and non-interchangeable. If you are a bath lover then there are many types of bathtubs from which you can pick the one and install in your bathroom and your pleasures time there. There are plenty of bathtubs for every type of bathroom even small bathroom or large bathroom, want cheaper one or luxurious one, you can anything in bathtubs.

  • Free standing tub

Free standing bathtubFree standing tubs are such types of tubs which are not attached or connected to the floors, walls or any other surface. It is a classic type of tub but it does needs a large and huge bathroom to be installed. You need to have a big bathroom so that you can roam around the bathroom after putting the bathtub in the room. Free standing bathtubs are comparative more costly then drop-in tubs and alcove tubs. Thus for installing a free standing bathtub you need to have a house to be worthy for such tub as free standing bathtubs are all about freedom of space and freedom of movement.

 

 

  • Alcove bathtub

Alcove bathtubIf you are short on your budget then you can opt for alcove bathtubs. These types of bathtubs are the cheapest and easiest to buy and also install. Being cheap you have to pay for the sizes as these types of bathtubs are usually only 60 inches long. Alcove bathtubs are the most common types of bathtubs and most of us have also grown with these types of bathtubs. These are the bathtubs which fit in a three wall enclosure type of bathroom. When the walls are fitted or tiled with panels then such type of enclosure can be used for shower and tub combination. Hence with the same space, you have shower along with having bathtub. Alcove bathtub is best for maximizing the space. It is such a tub which has the smallest footprint. General length of an alcove bathtub is about 60 inches but it can vary from 53 inches to 72 inches.

 

  • Corner bathtub

Corner bathtubCorner bathtub is not about giving bath to your children’s. These are considered as the luxurious bathtubs. If you want a couple baths then these are the most suitable bathtubs. These types of bathtubs are very expensive and it generally eats up plenty of space of floor and they appear to have not much of practical use. These types of tubs are usually thought of three sided but it is actually a triangular five sided bathtub. One of the thing which is downfall of this type of bathtubs is that it takes too much time to be filled up.