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3 Types of Bath for Your Bathroom

3 Types of Bath for Your Bathroom


The bathroom is a space of tranquillity and luxury, where you can retreat from the outside world and relax. The bath is a central feature of the room which delivers on style, practicality and quality for ultimate convenience. There is an extensive range of different types of bathtubs on the market today, some of which are designed for comfort, some for suitability and others for aesthetic appeal. Popular types include:

  • Clawfoot and pedestal baths
  • Recessed or alcove baths
  • Free standing baths
  • Corner baths
  • Whirlpool baths
  • Shower baths
  • Steel baths

Whether you are looking to make a bold statement or require a contemporary functional design to complement the rest of your bathroom, there are plenty of styles on offer for you to choose from. Unfortunately, there isn’t enough space in this article to fully describe each individual bathtub design, so this post will serve to explain three popular types available today.


Alcove Baths

BathroomFirstly, we begin with recessed or alcove baths. These are the most well-known bathtub designs and are a common choice for many households throughout the UK. Typically installed against a wall on two or three sides, this design has not developed much over the years, although the materials they are constructed with have changed from enamel coated steel or cast iron to acrylic or fibreglass.
For complete convenience, these baths are often found with showers over them, so homeowners have the option of taking a shower if they are in a rush or having a bath if they are looking for total relaxation. It is worth noting that a shower screen usually comes in handy during showering as it prevents water from splashing outside the bath and keeps the bathroom floor dry even after taking a shower.


Steel Bathtubs

Next are steel bathtubs. These are a hard-wearing and durable addition to any bathroom, available in a selection of different enamels. There is a comprehensive list of benefits associated with steel bathtubs, including immense stability, unlimited hygiene, high resistance to breakages and scratches, and guaranteed longevity. They are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, so there is plenty of choice to find a style which will best suit your bathroom.


Whirlpool Baths

Finally, once only found in luxury hotel suites, whirlpool baths are a popular choice as they are now available at very reasonable prices which can suit any budget. Their relaxing qualities and hydrotherapy health benefits are recognised for comforting aches and pains away and improving circulation. From large freestanding hot tubs which can hold several people to compact corner baths which will fit in the smallest of bathrooms, whirlpool baths can be installed in any household.


Here at Ebberns we provide a comprehensive range of baths and bath tub designs, offering unlimited choice for highly competitive prices to all our customers. We supply over 350 baths from popular manufacturers, such as Carron, Adamsez and Ideal Standard, so whatever design you are searching for, we are able to find the ideal solution for you. Simply give us a ring on 01442 368 416 or get in touch online today for further information – our experts are always on hand to guide and advise you on the perfect product which best suits your needs.


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