The freestanding bathtub. A stunning luxury, not always suitable - When a freestanding tub has to double as a shower it can be tough, with limited space for standing. However, if you have the room for a bathtub that's separate go for it. There are plenty of gorgeous new freestanding bathtubs on the market, and loads of vintage beauties if you are looking to create a period haven.

But why choose a freestanding bathtub? Here are just a few reasons why: Design, Freestanding bathtubs are distinctive. These large bathtubs create a superb statement when incorporated in a bathroom design. In some cases, the tubs themselves can become the focal point of the space. Traditionally, these types of bathtubs are identified with a single design: a large deep tub with feet, resembling that of an old Victorian style bath. Over time, an increasing number of models and designs have been made available on the market to accommodate different types of users.

There are traditional and contemporary baths in a variety of shapes, lengths, depths and materials. There are roll tops, oval, square shaped tubs and more. Made up of a variety of materials Baths are made from a variety of materials including stone, cast iron, wood and acrylic. Complimentary plumbing fixtures such as taps, showerheads and enclosures can be purchased and installed to create a consistent theme for the space. Having a freestanding tub installed in the bathroom is a fast way to renovate the look of the bathroom. It can also be used as an asset. If the homeowner decides to sell the house in the future, the freestanding tub can help increase the value of the home and make it more enticing for buyers.

October 03, 2013

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