Styles change, new styles are created and others combined, from old to chic the clawfoot tub is no longer a thing of the past
What’s old is new and clawfoot bathtubs
are no exception. As these bathtubs
have evolved over the last century they have gone from
needing to have the water heated over the stove to having champagne blowers
, and jets
installed. So why has this timely piece come
back into style? Much like classic cars, appliances and paintings; originality and design are key points of interest in
the home décor business.
and American Standard
were two of the first companies to
create these clawfoot tubs, the drop in tub
relatively new creation that was developed to ease cleaning in and around the tub. Much to the surprise of clawfoot tub
owners the bathtubs are actually built for comfort. This is most commonly seen in the slipper style clawfoot bathtub
. The slipper style
clawfoot tub is raised higher on one end. This creates a high sloping back. The design mimics the recliner affect,
giving the user the ability to lean their head back and relax.
can be purchased in cast iron,
acrylic and acrastone.
offers the benefits of being long lasting and the ability to be painted over
and over again to match your changing style preferences. Acrylic Clawfoot
are more resistant to chipping and generally warmer than cast iron to the touch. Acrastone
is an improvement upon the acrylic
clawfoot tub. The acrastone clawfoot tub provides the acrylic porcelain appearance with a smooth exterior while offering
durability, anti-fungus, anti-algae, and stain resistance. Much like the cast iron, acrastone clawfoot tubs can be
ordered and painted to your hearts desire.
With these improvements in the
design and capabilities of the
adding the classic touch to your
bathroom design is no longer an issue. Clawfoot bathtubs are now sold with champagne massage air jet
and whirlpool water massage
, comparable to the drop in bathtubs with airbath and whirlpool bath capabilities. The champagne massage
air-jet system is complete with a lightweight air blower system which is easily moveable for user convenience.
Strategically placed air-jets send bubbles throughout the bath, these bubbles naturally rejuvenate the joints by loosening
muscle tension. The champagne air bath is quiet, powerful, and can be controlled through remote control. For those that
are looking for the full whirlpool jet experience, the Caspian model
clawfoot tub is a desirable alternative. These clawfoot tubs are complete with six
fully adjustable jets, and a rotating back massage jet, the comfort of this tub is completed with side armrests.
The days of the clawfoot bathtub being considered outdated are long gone. The complete redesign of the classic
bathroom can be purchased in a package
, saving time, money and the
frustration of looking for matching accessories. Designers are now using this classic beauty to add a chic touch to their
modern designs. If you have been considering purchasing a bathtub consider the clawfoot tub
to complete your remodel, unlike
traditional bathtubs the clawfoot bath can be ordered and painted to your liking.
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