Bathtubs are more than just a place to bathe; they’re a relaxing treat, a meditative break, and a deeply intimate experience. Buying a dream bathtub when bathroom remodeling can be one of your biggest expenses so choosing the right one is crucial. Deciding on what bathtub to get can be difficult with the variety of styles, sizes, and materials available. These five tips may help ensure you end up with the right one for you:

1. Consider your personal preferences and needs.

When choosing a bathtub, as with other aspects of bathroom remodeling, your choice should be influenced by your height, body type, age, and mobility needs. Also, consider whether you want your tub to be a bit more spacious or to fit you just right.

2. Take measurements of the bathtub and ensure it fits in your bathroom space.

Because of space constraints and the presence of fixtures, most bathrooms can only fit a tub in one corner. Measure the area precisely so you know what bathtub size to get. Remember that a fraction of an inch can make all the difference.

3. Ponder on what surface material you’d like your bathtub to have.

It may come as a surprise to you that there is a multitude of tub surface options such as acrylics, enameled cast iron, gel-coated fiberglass, cultured marble, and European steel enamel. Consider the durability, comfort, warmth retention, and of course, the cost when choosing your bathtub material.


4. Select a bathtub style that matches your existing home interior.

Bathroom remodeling is not just about the functionality of your new bathroom; making sure the new ambiance fits your home seamlessly is an important consideration as well. Narrow down your tub options by keeping in mind the theme, color, and overall appeal of your home.

5. Check if the bathtub has additional features to offer.

Many bathtubs nowadays leverage cutting-edge bathroom technology—you might want to consider a tub that can offer you modern features for a change. A jetted tub, for example, can help relax your tired muscles while tubs with color-changing LED lights can transform your bath into a fantastic, relaxing experience.

With our tips to guide you in choosing a bathtub for your bathroom, we’re confident you’ll end up with the perfect choice for you. Regardless of the type of bathtub you choose, 215Mercury can provide you with unparalleled bathroom remodeling services in the Greater Philadelphia area. All our services come with a 1-year quality guarantee plus lifetime support to ensure your utmost satisfaction in choosing 215Mercury. Contact us now if you’re ready to have your bathroom transformed according to your vision!

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