How do you feel when you take a dip into your current bathtub? Is there a sense of relaxation or do you only notice the grime that is building up along the edges? Is there tranquility in the air, or are you just sitting there feeling the cracks with your toes at the bottom of the bathtub?
Your bathtub is a place to retreat away from the hectic everyday life. You come home from work and should be able to take a dip in a warm bath without having to look at cruddy mildew or chips along the edge of your tub. If you don’t feel wonderful whenever you sit in your bathtub it’s time to get a replacement bathtub. What’s this you ask? It’s simply a durable replacement for the one you have right now. Most people start looking for bathtubs and realize that they can actually just put a glaze over their current bathtub.
This is a huge no-no, because glaze doesn’t actually solve your problems. It just pushes them off until later, and you still have to pay for the glaze. Lots of people also go to big bathroom remodeling companies because they think everything needs to be replaced, but this is a fallacy. Don’t spend all that money, and just go for a replacement bathtub instead.
Let’s take a look at what makes the perfect replacement bathtub for your bathroom.
The Bathtub is Durable
What materials is your replacement bathtub made out of? This is one of the first questions you should ask when shopping for a replacement. An acrylic bathtub is your best bet so that you don’t start seeing chips and cracks in the near future. You want a bathtub that keeps out the leaky water and holds up to the everyday use you’ll be putting it through.
The Bathtub Comes in Different Styles
I’m sure your bathroom doesn’t look like your neighbors, so why would you want your bathtub to look like theirs? The best replacement bathtub companies offer loads of options for you to choose something that goes with your style. If you have a pattern or color that is dominant in your bathroom then why not make your replacement bathtub look like that.
The Bathtub Requires a Small Amount of Future Maintenance
No one likes cleaning their bathtub, so why not just get rid of this task? The best way to do this is by finding a replacement bathtub that doesn’t require much maintenance into the future. In fact, many replacement bathtubs are built with non-porous materials so that mildew and mold do not build up at all.
Let us know in the comments section if you have any questions about putting in a replacement bathtub. Have you used a replacement bathtub in the past? Share your thoughts on the durability of these tubs and let us know how long it took for the company to install it.
If you are interested in getting your own replacement bathtub, give Genie Bath Systems a call at (210) 504-2950 or go to our contact page.