The centrepiece of any bathroom can be a vintage tub and bath. This type of tub is timeless and beautiful given the luxurious aura it exudes and the practical function it provides. Thanks to modern manufacturing, the the claw foot tub is now a luxury that anyone can afford.
The wide variety of available styles, sizes, materials and options make the choice of the perfectly vintage tub and bath a daunting task. To assist homeowners in their selection of a tub that will fit their bathroom style, retailers provide highly trained specialists who are able and more than willing to help.
Classic, double ended, slipper, double slipper and the pedestal are but some of the bathtub styles available for a vintage tub and bath. Both classic and slipper tubs are designed with a squared front end for the faucet and drain. The difference lies in the classic tub having a rounded back and the slipper tub having a high back with dramatic sloping sides for a more comfortable lounging position.
Becoming more popular these days are free standing bath tubs mainly due to their fantastic design statement. An elegant and sophisticated feel of being in a retreat or an expensive day spa is what they provide a user. Larger bathrooms that offer plenty of space for walking around the tub are where they are best installed.
Available in classic and contemporary shapes, free standing bath tubs are chosen from a huge range of sizes, lengths and depths. In these tubs, users are meant to take long and shallow baths, which is also perfect for bathing children, or deep luxurious baths for soaking happily for hours on end.
The different materials used in the manufacture of free standing bath tubs include acrylic, cast iron, wood or stone. To match any bathroom theme, they offer a huge range of tap ware choices, including the floor mounted tap ware, which is the more popular choice and the wall mounted tap ware. They also offer the user the choice of mounting the tap ware on the bath himself.
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