Ideas For Clawfoot Bathtubs
Ideas For Clawfoot Bathtubs – American Bath Factory sells brand new, cast iron clawfoot tubs for about $ 1999. These bathtubs are just as durable as the original models once were. These old-style tubs are great for the Craftsman style house that has a certain old world charm to it. They are quite heavy, so make sure your floor is designe to handle the weight. You can also choose matching Victorian style faucets and hardware to complement your look.
To modern chic look, maybe an acrylic version of the clawfoot bathtubs your modern home better than one of the original cast iron they would. Acrylic clawfoot tubs are about a third of the weight of a cast iron version. They are easy to install because you can just slide them into place. Sometimes you have to mount the feet of these “plastic” pods on the floor to prevent the bathtub from sliding around. Acyclic pods are available in a variety of colors, so you can make your bathroom bold, bright and contemporary look with the addition of your new bath.
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Another idea is to buy a used tub from your local hardware store restore and refinish it. You have to look around until you find an old-fashioned clawfoot bathtub that is in decent shape. Trying to get all the parts with originally came with the tub because the missing parts are hard to find.