1300mm Freestanding Bath

Materials Used To Make Freestanding Baths

Despite the tough economic conditions that we live in today, it is amazing how many homeowners are taking on home improvement projects more and more.  Many even work on their houses practically every weekend or whenever they get the chance.  One of the top installations for bathroom remodeling jobs are freestanding baths.  They are among the most highly sought out style of bath, particularly among couples and newly weds that want to relax together in a nice warm bath.  Trying to install a freestanding bath yourself at first may seem complicated.  However, after doing some thorough reading, a majority of people discover they actually can do the work on their own.  Even if you don't happen to be a handy person or do-it-yourselfer, you still can have your freestanding bath installed for a very reasonable fee, as long as you are prepared to do a little comparison shopping.

Today, several different kinds of materials are used to make freestanding baths.  This is due to today's modern technology, in addition to highly efficient shipping systems and delivery methods.  The most popular materials used for freestanding baths are probably enamel coated and cast iron, particularly in luxury homes that are elegant and tastefully designed.  Acrylic is frequently used in newer baths.  In fact, it is increasingly taking up market share and being installed all over Australia in the country's brand new homes.  Another popular material used for baths these days is steel, due to its relative lightness, durability and how easy it is to transport.  Baths these days also come in many different sizes and designs.  They typically range from freestanding baths at 1300mm to opulent 1800mm versions.  Measure your bathroom carefully when you are selеcting a size.  A deep 1300mm freestanding bath will probably be your best choice for smaller bathrooms.  If you have a large room, you can sеlect either a 1800mm or 1500mm tub.

Composite materials such as stone resin are also starting to make their appearance in the marketplace.  The main questions are which material is the best choice for a freestanding bath and what are the limitations.  These materials all have pros and cons to them, just like all products.  Although enamel coated and cast iron freestanding baths are very stylish and elegant, they are the heaviest.  They also can be difficult to install.  Freestanding baths made of steel with an enamel coating have similar qualities but are lighter.  Also, when enamel chips, the rust from the cast iron can also be hazardous.  For many, steel baths have emerged as the top choice.

Acrylic freestanding baths are an excellent choice for those individuals who are worried about the stress and cost of coping with rust over the long term.  Acrylic is more readily available and a lot less expensive than the other materials that are generally used.  In addition, acrylic can be mixed with fiber glass, quartz, different stones and resin, as well as several other components.  This helps with increasing its strength and also offers a more quality finish as well.  A majority of these kinds of baths are extremely resistant to scratches and marks, durable, strong and warm to one's touch.

The best materials to make freestanding baths out of, in the end, comes down to your individual needs and tastes as well as your budget.  You can look online to get good ideas for what is available in your price range.  You can also talk to an experienced salesperson at a bathroom showroom.  They should be well informed and be able to offer you helpful advice and tips on deciding what style of bath to buy.