Acrylic Tubs: Complete Bathtub Buyers Guide (Pros & Cons + FAQs)

While there are several types of bathtubs, but the obvious connection is that they’re all containers designed to hold water for bathing. Bathtubs were first introduced in the market in the 1800s thanks to the ingenuity of John Michael Kohler. The first models were made of cast iron which was coated with porcelain enamel. This … Read more

Cast-Iron Bathtub vs. Acrylic Bathtubs (Pros & Cons)

Cast iron and acrylic are two of the most common materials used in making bathtubs. Iron and acrylic are long-lasting but enameled cast iron models are considered the most durable. Acrylic is smooth and non-porous making it easy to clean and maintain but acrylic tubs are also prone to scratches. Acrylic is also affordable, lightweight … Read more

Clawfoot Tubs Pros & Cons

A clawfoot bathtub is a self-supporting tub with four feet under it. The feet are traditionally finished with a claw design, hence the name, but modern bathtubs with feet under them regardless of the design can also be considered a clawfoot bathtub. Its roots can be traced back to the mid-18th century, with the ball … Read more

5 Bathtub Materials (+ Pros & Cons Of Each Material)

A bathtub is a container that can hold water for the purpose of bathing. Originally invented in 1883 by John Michael Kohler, the very first bathtub model was made of a cast-iron horse trough with four decorative feet and covered with an enamel finish. Similar to what we know now as the clawfoot model, this … Read more