Things to Consider When Buying a New Bathtub

So, you are tired of your old bathtub and you have decided you need a change. Well before you go out and buy a new tub there are a few things you need to consider.

1. Cost:

How much will you be prepared to spend? Bathtubs start at about $300 for a standard model or as much as $2000 for a top-of-the-line whirlpool bathtub.

2. Type of material the tub is made out of:

Acrylic Bathtubs

Acrylic bathtubs provide you with a multitude of styles and shapes which will help in meeting the needs of the bathroom remodel. Acrylic bathtubs are also quite light and so can be made into larger designs without placing too much strain on the floor. You can look for the acrylic bathtubs at MTI Baths.

Woodbridge Crowley 31.5-in W x 67-in L White with Oil Rubbed Bronze Trim Acrylic Oval Center Drain Freestanding Soaking Bathtub in the Bathtubs department at Lowes.com

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Acrylic bathtubs are also found in an array of colors as well. Acrylic bathtubs are typically easy to incorporate into the majority of design styles but are a bit on the costly side because of the materials. 

3. Size:

Size is critical to take into account, however, this does not simply refer to the measurements of the bathtub alone. If your bathtub has been bought for an upgrade or a replacement bathtub, exact measurements must be obtained of the area where the bathtub is going to be set up.