Isabeau Mercier December 1, 2019 Bathtub
Why hesitate choosing shower or a tub? You can have all in one! The spectrum of hues is quite considerable so you can get exactly what suits you perfectly. Built-in models are one of the most popular. Freestanding tub looks incredibly opulent! It requires more space than traditional ones, but it’s definitely worth it! It will make any bathroom look really lavish.
Greek people definitely knew the ropes in hydrotherapy and self-pampering. That’s why the Greek tub is the real embodiment of pleasure. Similar to Japanese, Greek tubs are also very deep, especially in comparison with traditional ones. Endless bathtub ideas offer you many options to suit your needs perfectly. You may choose luxury or comfort, functionality or extravagance, or sometimes even all in one!
Bathtubs are not only about aesthetics, of course. Some bathtub designs are very convenient like a walk-in bathtub. No matter which you decide on, the main goal is to indulge yourself with something pleasant that you really deserve.
The best side of walk-in tubs is safety: they are usually accompanied by safety doors, non-slip floors; or mount bars. This is exactly why they are recommended to people with special needs. Another advantage is that they come in all heights, shapes, or designs: you could easily ‘blend’ them inside your alcove/tile setting; or use them as drop-in tubs.
If you’re a lucky one who has a window in a bathroom, you may place the tub right below it in the spotlight. Even if tub itself is tiled in the same color as the rest of the room it will still look very elegant. You can enjoy the look of your backyard or flower beds while indulging yourself with the hot bathroom shimmering with suds if you choose under mount type of tub. Designs may vary from stone to wood panels. You can also install faucets in the middle so that there’s enough place for two.
Tubs can also be made of fiberglass (reinforced plastic), ideally covered with a material known as ‘gelcoat’. Due to its flexibility, this material can be shaped easily, which is exactly why it is the favorite choice for making whirlpool and airy tubs. The gelcoat, on the other hand, enriches its appearance; and it creates a smooth, shiny surface that is easy to clean and maintain. As flexible as it is, this material is prone to scratches and cracks.