If you are about to remodel your bathroom or you are starting to furnish it, you can add a standalone bath tub in your list. It would look great in your bathroom and also you can use it with higher satisfaction while taking your bath. Whether you know anything about the bath tub or not, you need to know certain facts about the product so that you can buy it without any problem. The bath tub which you will select will determine greatly by the material which you choose to buy. Standalone tubs are also known as the freestanding bath tubs and it is mainly made up of cast iron, acrylic, bronze, copper, stone and stainless steel. Here are some tips which you can use while buying a new tub:
Size of the tub:
To start with, you need to calculate the space in which you want to keep it. You have to take lots of measurements for buying this tub. But at first measure the area where you want to keep your freestanding tub. After that you have to calculate the space you need to have in order to carry the tub from the entrance of your house to the bathroom. You have to take the measurements of the hallway, stairs and the door frames. You tub should not damage the other portion of your house. So it is better to measure the entire needed place to get in your tub to the bathroom.
Purpose of the tub:
Think of the purpose for which you want to use the tub. Will you use for a long soak or you will be using it for a short bath? Will you need it for simple bathing or for massaging air tub? You have to decide all these before buying it. Because you tub should fulfill the purpose for which you will buy the tub. You have to think about how much comfort do you want to get from the tub? Whether it should be extra long or extra wide or long depth? Or you need to have all three? Maybe you want to spend some precious moments with your lovable partner, and then you need to have double-sleeper tubs. All you have to decide for whom and for what purpose you want to buy it.
Style of the tub:
When you are all set with the size and purpose, now select the style so that the look of your bathroom should get a touch of a decorative look. There are different type of tubs with different styles and designs; you should select the one which will complement your bathroom. The material of the tub should get matched with the other vanities of the bathroom.