It used to be that a tub in the home was a luxury. Those now seem like long ago times.
Between the days of the “family tub” and the modern era, bathing styles seem to have come full circle. Still, the old standby of a tub-shower combination is the most common for homes with a single bathroom, as well as for secondary baths in larger homes.
Today, tubs take many different forms — from purely utilitarian to totally personalized and therapeutic. They come in a multitude of styles, materials, colors, shapes and sizes. There are soaking tubs, jetted tubs, walk-in tubs and tubs designed specifically for bathing infants and pets. Costs also run the gamut, from very affordable to really expensive!
It’s a whole new world, and the trend toward separate tubs and showers rather than combination units is strong, particularly for master bath remodels and in new home construction. Enhanced bathing experiences — more like a spa treatment than a simple bodily cleansing — have emerged as the latest trend.
What, then, are the major considerations when you need to choose a tub?
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