The bathtub has long exceeded its purely practical function. Play with styles and forms, is ergonomic and its technical features are improved All the time, to provide unforgettable moments of relaxation at home us. Built-in, corner-shaped, free standing, with the possibility of water massage or aroma therapy, with illuminated panels… the range of models is really impressive! What must you make at the choice of the bathtub and the bad note?
Many manufacturers are experimenting with the materials. Of course you can To find still the cast iron bathtubs, but there’s the problem with the heat dissipation, and the durability of the coating. There are bathtubs made of glass, concrete, wood, but they remain more in the field of artistic design and not so Very much in practice. The new materials for the baths are easy to clean and more resistant, they keep their shine longer. The acrylic bathtubs are the most common and affordable option. The thickness of the acrylic glass plate should be not thinner than 4 mm. The surface can be scratched, but it can be polished easily and her radiant face is restored. A modern synthetic material Corian ® is always current in the bath production lately.
He is pleasant to the touch, with a surface that is not slippery, and may take any form. At the beginning it was manufactured only in white, but today you can To find him in a variety of colors. If this plastic is scratched, it can be polished back. Its disadvantages are that the price is still high and his weight not allows it to be mounted anywhere. There are a variety of other synthetic materials, where one Crystal, acrylic, plastic, and other natural minerals combined offer… all of these exceptional resistance of the coating and easy maintenance. There are bathtubs that can change their coverage, for example, it is difficult in normal conditions, but it softens in contact with hot water and ensures a pleasant feeling to the skin.
The bath can be the following types depending on the room size and position: freestanding bathtub – it is placed in the center of the bathroom and with free-standing bath tub fittings on the floor. Another option is the built-in bath – current acrylic tubs are plates that are easy and reliable fixed on the bathtub; the plates can be made of plywood, wood imitation, or other decoration, can also serve as a storage space for cosmetics and other items. Another option is the built-in bath with tiles. This is the classic version, currently always still Very much popular.
The faucets for the bath can be mounted on the wall or in the tub, but it may be freestanding on the floor. It is desirable to combine them with a hand shower. They can be embedded in the wall. Built-in fittings are a good solution in the cleaning and the aesthetics.
In addition to the usual bath including those for specific requirements can be found, this show for example a reduced height (45 cm) for easy access; reduced volume, economical consumption of water, with a larger volume of water for two people. There are such models that combine the bathtub and shower.