Choose A Bathtub Like This, Small Households Can Also Realize The Freedom Of Soaking!
Think back, in a busy day, after dragging a tired body back home and unloading a heavy workload, the most important thing you want to do is probably lying in the bathtub. Let the rhythm of the warm water sweep away your tiredness of the day, and quietly enjoy this happy leisure time alone.
I believe that most people will not deny that a bath is more comfortable than a shower! But what kind of tub can give you a more comfortable experience?
Today’s article teaches you to understand the wide variety of bathtubs on the market. Read it and gain a lot!
- Why do you want to buy a bathtub
- Classification of bathtub
- How to buy a bathtub
- The choice of bathtub for a small house
- Bathing tips
I. Why Do You Want To Buy A Bathtub
Although the shower is the choice of the vast majority of people, the use of more convenient, however, as people’s living standards are gradually improving, the requirements for quality of life are also getting higher and higher. There is no substitute for the comfort of a tub. It brings a sense of mental relaxation and pleasure that a shower can’t do.
The bathtub is more than just a bath. It is a mood, but also a pleasure. After a long day of work outside, come home at night and relax in a hot bath comfortably. It is something that makes people healthier to wash away the day’s fatigue. Especially for families with babies, the tub is a necessity of life.
II. Types Of Bathtubs
Before buying a bathtub, it is necessary to tell you what kinds of tubs are available to prevent confusion in the selection, so as to facilitate your choice.
1、The Bathtub Is Divided Into Acrylic, Steel, Cast Iron And Enamel, Artificial Stone tub And Wood, Etc. According To The Material.
- Acrylic tub: cheap, rich shape, good insulation effect. But easy to scratch, easy to fade, not wear-resistant, noisy, not easy to clean.
- Steel plate tub: light texture, moderate price, easy to clean, luster lasting. But the temperature preservation is poor, and the drainage has big noise.
- Cast iron tub: durable, good heat preservation, easy to clean, low noise. But the price is expensive and the style is single.
- Wooden barrel tub: environmentally friendly material, good heat insulation, easy to clean. But easy to deformation, poor decorative effect.
2、The Bathtub Is Divided Into Embedded And Freestanding According To The Installation Type.
Embedded tub: divided into two kinds with a skirt and without a skirt. It mainly covers a small area, easy to clean and is more practical.
Freestanding tub: beautiful, more comfortable, and easy to move, easy to repair, more popular with the public.
3、The tub Has Round, Oval, Triangular, Rectangular, Heart-Shaped, Etc. According To The Shape.
For tubs of the same size, they are not quite the same in depth, length and width. When installing, you have to consider the actual structure of your home. According to the location of the downspout, shower nozzle location, etc., choose the right tub.
4、The Bathtub Is Divided Into Ordinary Bathtub And Massage Bathtub By Function.
Ordinary tub: it does not need to be electrified, and only needs to be connected to the water pipe to use.
Massage tub: it includes the tank. There are tank sides on the tank body, and there are shower and switch on the tank side. There is a surfing nozzle in the tub. It needs electricity to use and the price is expensive. But its comfort is quite good, which is much more comfortable than the ordinary tub.
III. How To Buy A Bathtub
- What To Consider Before Buying A Bathtub?
Consider the bathroom type first. Regular tub size is mini/1.3m/1.5m/1.7m/2.2m, etc.. Unconventional size is varied, according to personal needs to choose.
- Freestanding Or Embedded?
Embedded: It is divided into two kinds with a skirt and without a skirt. It mainly covers a small area, easy to clean and is more practical.
Freestanding: it is beautiful, more comfortable, and easy to move, easy to repair, more popular with the public. (Rental party can consider)
- Number Of People: Single Bathtub / Double Bathtub / Multi-Person Bathtub?
In terms of Chinese bathing habits, the average family is suitable for a single bathtub or double bathtub. A larger tub is actually not necessary. For single-child families, usually, mom or dad take a bath together; for multi-child families, the children are bathing together. Of course, if there is a need, you can choose a larger one.
- How To Choose The Budget?
The price of an ordinary bathtub is about 2000 to 5000 RMB, including some mid-range products of high-end brands occasionally can be reduced to about 5000 RMB in the event of discounts. If the budget is sufficient, you can consider a large-sized, massage type, and even floating mode bathtub.
- Several Bathtub Purchase And Use Tips?
Compare thickness: you can gently tap the tub to determine the thickness of the tub. The tub with a large thickness is not easy to crack.
Look at the glossiness: feel smooth, no defects.
You can try the sturdiness by pressing it by hand or stepping on it with your foot. The sturdiness of the tub is related to the quality and thickness of the material. Visual inspection is not visible, so you need to try it personally, such as standing in and whether there is a sinking feeling.
IV. Bathtub For Small House
We first look at the minimum scale of each space in the bathroom before a reasonable space layout, so that each space can be fully used.
The minimum size of the shower area is 900 * 900mm.
The minimum size of the toilet area is 900*1200mm.
In the hand basin area, when bending down to wash your face and washing things by hand, a minimum space of 900*1200mm is required.
Let’s look at the scale of the tub: the most common ordinarytub on the market is between 1.5~1.8m in length and 700~900mm in width.
The length of the mini tub specifically created for small spaces is between 1~1.2m, and the width can be reduced to 700~750mm.
So, don’t say that your home has no place to put it!
V. Bathing Tips
- Do Not Take A Bath On An Empty Stomach
When you have an empty stomach, the blood sugar level is low. The need for blood supply to the stomach when digesting on a full stomach leads to a reduction in blood supply to the brain. Be careful with dizziness.
- Do Not Take A Bath For Too Long
Isn’t it enough to soak for 20 minutes? And not the “Shape of Water”!
A too-long bath is the heart and lungs for a long time in the water pressure environment, while the space is relatively confined, so the body will be uncomfortable.
- The Water Temperature Should Not Be Too High
The temperature of the bath is about 40 degrees is appropriate. Too high a water temperature will stimulate sympathetic nerves. For people with hypertension, arteriosclerosis, coronary heart disease and other chronic diseases, it is a dangerous behavior that the water temperature is too high. This may lead to heart attacks and other accidents.
The tub is not something that is out of reach for people nowadays. There is no problem installing it as long as it is wanted. Imagine what a relaxing thing it is to take a bath when you come home all tired. No matter the size of the space, you will have such an experience, so hurry up and install a tub for your new home.