Top tips for choosing a bath
A modern material, easy to clean and maintain. It’s a plastic with a high gloss finish which is quite lightweight so there are not many restrictions as to where they can be installed. Fiberglass Gelcoat or Fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) An even glossier, easier to clean surface which is cheaper than acrylic but can damage easily.
The ultimate bath material - looks great and lasts a lifetime. A beautifully authentic piece. The downside? Very heavy (especially when full of water) and can rust and chip.
Porcelain on steel
Similar in looks and heat retention of cast iron but again, much lighter in weight. The steel makes it susceptible to rust and chipping though.
An engineered material which is then coated in enamel. Gives you the look and same heat retention of a cast iron bath, but is much lighter in weight.
From roll tops with feet to sleek moulded modern versions, the freestanding bath really shouts luxury.
A bath built into a corner or tucked into an alcove is a great space-saver. And with a vast selection of bath panels and panelling options, this doesn’t have to be the ‘compromise’ choice anymore.
Often seen as a bit dated, we still wouldn’t say no to a bit of therapeutic home luxury at the end of a long week.