Bathroom Designs

Facts about Freestanding Tubs for Your Bathroom

If you like to use a methodical approach to adding new products to your home, then learning some facts about freestanding bathtubs can be your first step in beginning a home improvement project that enhances the look of your bathroom. You’ve seen the lovely pictures of updated baths, looked at your own, and realised that it’s time for a change; make sure that you have all of the facts before you make any purchases or begin any changes that can be costly and time consuming if you aren’t properly informed. Let’s take a look at some of the facts you need to know about freestanding tubs that can be an interesting focal point for your new bathroom design.


  1. The first fact you should think about is the size of the tub you need, the measurements of the doorways through which it must pass inside your home, and the purpose for your new tub. Will you want to enjoy leisurely soakings or will you just use it for quick baths as you prepare for work in the morning, or for relaxing at the end of the day? You must also think about your family members who will want to use the tub along with their weight and size as well; buying a tub that is the right size for the largest family member will assure you of having a tub that is big enough.
  2. Next, think about the style of tub you want. Will you place it on a pedestal or do you want a freestanding tub that has attractive legs that add to your decor? You should consider the ages of those family members who will use the tub when looking at freestanding baths to install, and ensure they can easily enter and exit the tub. Also remember to think about where you will place your soap, towels, and other accessories that are needed.
  3. You must also think about how your plumbing and electrical systems will interface with your new tub.       Will you have to make modifications to your existing systems? If so, this will add to the overall cost of your project and must be considered as you attempt to work within your budget.
  4. You should also think about the maintenance required on your freestanding bathtub before you make a final decision about what to buy. By visiting you can learn more about the models that are available, the warranty that accompanies your purchase, and the maintenance that is required for the style that you prefer. You can also find a helpful team of professionals here that can answer your queries and concerns well in advance of your final decision and purchase.

As you consider adding a freestanding bathtub to your bathroom project, be sure you have enough room, that the tub can pass easily through your home to its final destination, and that any plumbing and electrical changes can be made cost-effectively before you buy the new tub.