A tub, bath or a bathtub can be described as a large container for the purpose of holding water so that a person can bathe. The most modern bathtubs are made of fiberglass and acrylic. However there are also a few alternatives that are available in cast iron or enamel on steel. There is also waterproof finished wood. Also a bathtub is usually placed in a bathroom either as a standalone fixture or also in conjunction with a shower. All modern bathtubs also have various types of waste drains and overflow drains and these can have taps mounted on them. They are also usually built in and may be free standing while sometimes sunken.
The two main styles of bathtub are the Western style bathtubs and the Eastern style bathtubs. The Western style is the one in which the user can lie down while in the Eastern the person can only sit up.
A spot to relax thoroughly
Bathtubs are mainly for washing up and relaxing thoroughly. Every person can use it differently in a manner which he or she feels comfortable with. Thankfully and gracefully, there are a variety of options available. There are also many types of bathtubs available for you to choose from
Recessed and Alcove bathtub:- This is the most common tub installed. These recessed tubs also have walls on three sides and only the fourth side is finished completely. These are very easily doubled as the showers with an addition of a wall kit or a surround.
Corner:- These can be described as triangle shaped tubs that are designed to save space as they are installed in the corner of the bathroom.
Freestanding bathtub can provide the user with complete versatility. This is very easy to install and also they don’t require a special faucet during the process of drilling. There are also many different designs that can come with a sloped back for providing extra comfort. This is the best type of bathtub and as a result it is used around the world.
Drop in bathtub are dropped into a platform. Sometimes they are also made to sink underground. Hence they do not have any finished panels. They are also very easy to clean and can be kept anywhere irrespective of anything. However they can be quite pricey and difficult to install them. This makes their price increase dramatically. It is one of the important things to remember.