Filed Under Bathroom, Bathroom Pictures | Posted on February 25, 2008
There are many considerations to choose a right bathtub suits your bathroom decoration. The most important things to consider are the color of the bathtub, along with the shape and size, and what changes you may need to make to other parts any of your bathroom in order to make sure that you get the most from the bathtub you have chosen.
There used to be a time when the only type of bathtub you could get was the oblong type, and most people still think that this is the standard shape for a bathtub. However, as with the types of color that are now available, there is now a huge range of different shapes of bathtub available, and choosing one of the more modern styles can really make your bathroom look different. Many corner bathtubs come in shapes such as oval or square, but there are even styles that are done in the shape of a leaf, or even a heart, and by fitting one of these exotic shapes the whole look of your bathroom can be transformed.
Although the technology used to make bathtubs has improved immensely over the past 20 years or so, and has given homeowners a unique range of colors from which to choose, many people still stick to the traditional bathtub colors of white or beige. This is unfortunate, since there is such a huge range of colors now that choosing something a little out of the ordinary can really make a bathroom come to life. Of course, the color needs to fit in with the present decoration or the type of decoration that you intend to do, but sometimes choosing something that gives a splash of color instead of fitting in with the decoration can really make a great difference to your design.
Another important consideration of the bathtub is the size and depth. There is no reason why a bathtub needs to be only for one person, and there are now a full range of two-person bathtubs on the market, as well as many styles of bathtub which can enable you to soak right up to your neck in hot water. These range from the traditional claw foot style bathtubs write-up to modern small bathtubs, some of which have a seat enabling you to sit down while you bathe.
The last consideration is one that many people do not think of although it is very important, and that is the size of the water heater they have already installed. This is especially important if you install a soaking tub, because the amount of water that you will need may be doubled the amount that you needed when you had a standard bathtub size. The last thing you want is to install a really great bathtub only to find that you can’t use it because you don’t have enough water to fill the tub.
By Carl Formby