60 Freestanding Bathtub

Creating Classic Bathroom Styles With Freestanding Baths

Freestanding bathtubs evoke images of Victorian or Edwardian times. They add an antique flair to modern bathroom décor. Freestanding bathtubs are not just decorative, they are also practical. Learn how you can create a classic bathroom in your home by installing a freestanding bath.

Freestanding baths are ideal for any home. Whether your home is of a traditional design or reflects more modern tastes, freestanding baths are available to enhance any look. These remarkable pieces add dramatic flair when they are the focal point of the room in which they preside.

They may evoke an earlier time, but they are made with modern materials that are sure to stand up to years of use. Freestanding baths are available in a variety of materials like ceramic or acrylic. The also include fixtures made of copper or iron and other materials that add to the classic details this type of bathtub brings to a bathroom.

Freestanding baths come in different sizes. There is sure to be one to fit even the smallest bathroom. Adding a freestanding tub to even a small room helps open that room up and give it a larger appearance. These tubs are built to hold plenty of water and allow anyone to stretch out to enjoy a long soak.

These tubs help in many different situations. A homeowner who needs to renovate an older house can replace the older fixture with a newly made freestanding bath that works with newer plumbing without detracting from an antique look. A freestanding bath is also ideal for modern bathrooms. It can either add a juxtaposed antique look to the room or, when a sleek freestanding tub is chosen, enhance the modern statement being made.

Once a decision has been made to install a freestanding bathtub, it is up to the individual to decide whether to hire a professional plumbing contractor to install it for them or install the tub themselves. It is less expensive to install the bath on your own, but if you have any doubts about your abilities do not take risks. Hire a professional to install your bath for the best results.

While the freestanding bath is certain to be the focal point of the bathroom, do no forget to have fun choosing other fixtures to complement it. You can keep to an antique look with a new vanity or add a modern twist to the room with recessed lighting. It is also possible to add a shower to the bathroom off the bathtub, if you like.

Shop for the best products from manufacturers known for creating long-lasting, elegant pieces including the freestanding tub of your choosing. Professional contractors can help with installation. Remember, depending on the material, the fixture may be very heavy and require special care when being installed on an upper floor.

Once purchased and installed, a freestanding bathtub is one way to instantly add classic flair to your bathroom. Despite its antique appearance, a freestanding bath offers the highest quality in the latest materials and styles.