Ever gone into a house whether it’s that of a friend or an open house somewhere and wonder why in the world there was no tub in the bathroom? Yes, it happens, folks just don’t have the space or don’t need a bathtub and rather opt for a shower. Yikes! Not a lot in accordance with a lot of us which is the reason why bathtubs come in numerous shapes and sizes, so they are excellent for any space.
Obviously the more space you have the more options for that perfect tub you’ll have. We have all seen the glossy magazine pictures of a massive bathtub in the middle of a huge bathroom. While we might not be going that crazy, bathtubs can still make a statement.
Stand tubs can make that statement but will also need additional plumbing than those that sit against a wall. Some come with those beautiful clawfeet that invoke such romantic images, and some are beautifully designed vessels offering a modern, sleek take on the tub design.
Then there are the tubs that are seen in the vast majority of houses, with the bath against the wall, usually with a tub surround of some sort that hides all the pipes and makes a statement of its own. Here the possibilities are endless, you can fancy it all up with different tiles or surrounds and obviously change the taps and you’ve changed the whole appearance of the bathroom. Ifdown the line you get sick of the tiles or surround then you just change that out and give your room a whole new look, while retaining the tub in place.
Triangular tubs are supposed to be used in tiny spaces as they are space saving in style. They usually sit against two walls with the plumbing hidden underneath and behind the wall so there’s absolutely not any need for additional plumbing work.
Large or small, soaker or routine, 1 person or several people the bathtub is the showpiece of the bathroom. Add a shower and you’ve got a two for one set up but do away with the tub entirely? What does Possum Poop Look Like!