If you are looking to add style and elegance to your bathroom, the perfect choice for that is a freestanding bath. This kind of bath provides your bathroom with an interesting centerpiece and gives the room a traditional look as well. A freestanding bath provides a spa-like experience. It offers plenty of leg room and depth for comfortably soaking for as long as you want to.
Many times freestanding baths are made out of acrylic with fiberglass reinforcement. They can also be made out of stone and other kinds of materials. Usually this type of bath is designed to make sure they are slip-free so that they are safe. Cast iron bathtubs are very heavy compared to baths that are made out of resin or fiberglass. These other kinds are easier to install as well. However, cast iron baths retain heat much better, which keeps the bath water warmer for a longer period of time.
Freestanding baths are available in different shapes, mainly oval and rectangular. This type of design provides you with full support for your body as you are reclining in the bath. They come in many different colors, and have been designed to resist scratching, chipping and fading.
One-piece seamless freestanding baths are also available. They are very stylish and beautiful. For a look that is more traditional, some baths come with old fashioned claw feet. There are even baths that have a pop-up waste. The internal overflow is built in the wall. Sometimes these item need to be purchased separately. A majority of freestanding baths come with adjustable feet. This makes it easy for adjusting the bathtub the way you want it.
Freestanding Bath Accessories
A freestanding bath requires a bath mixer tap. This may have a shower nozzle with it. There are different ones that are available for different kinds of freestanding baths. Usually, the taps are freestanding and mounted to the floor. Normally they are made with a chrome or solid brass finish. Some of these baths have a hand held shower that comes with them. They are easy to use and install.
Freestanding Bath Maintenance
Maintaining your freestanding bath will vary, depending on what kind of material it is made out of. With stone tubs, you need to make sure to dry the bath each time after using it so that soap does not accumulate. This can cause the stone to discolor. If the surface gets scratching, a wet sanding can be used for stone baths. A cleaning agent that has enamel in it can be used for other kinds of baths to get rid of the scratches. Then wipe out the bath with a dry cloth. All you need for routine cleanings is soap and a damp cloth. Also be sure to replace dripping taps right away, as they have a tendency for leaving stains on the surface of the tub. A mop or vacuum cleaner can also be used for cleaning underneath the tub to prevent mold from growing and to keep everything dry.
Be sure to check a tub’s external measurements so that you are certain it will fit well in your bathroom. Thee are some accessories for the bath that are watermark products. These are more reliable and also comply with plumbing and drainage standards.