Types of Bathtubs


Everyone enjoys taking a warm bath. There are different types of bathtubs available so you can choose one that will best suits the interior design of your home. They are also made out of different materials so you can decide on one that will be durable and match the decor of your home.

  1. Alcove Bathtubs 

This is a bathtub that can easily fit in a three walled enclosure. The bathtub is very suitable for those who need to economise on the space in order to have a bathtub and a shower in the same place. It is among the most common bathtubs available on the market.

  1. Drop-In Bathtubs 

These bathtubs require more floor space than other tubs. They are installed in an open space in your bathroom. They sit in a pit that the bather has to step down in to use. If you decide to go for this type of bathtub you will have to pay a slightly higher cost because of the installation. They are very stylish, so that is something you would like in your home this will be the tub for you.

  1. Free-Standing Tubs 

These are a more expensive bathtub. Free standing tubs will enable you to enjoy great freedom in planning the layout of your bathroom because you can place them anywhere in your bathroom.

  1. Corner Bathtubs 

These tend to occupy a lot of bathroom floor space; they are a bit expensive.Of course you will need a very large bathroom to use this type of tub.

  1. Undermount Bathtubs 

They are much higher in price as compared to other types available. They are rare in the market. For those who will like to achieve uniqueness they can be the best for them. These are usually installed with a deck.

Which is the best bathtub will depend on the space that you have in your home. If you have a small space, then those that will tend to occupy less space such as alcove bathtubs will be the best for you.