When you are remodeling a bathroom, there are many decisions you will have to make in the process. One of the most important, both in terms of appearance and functionality, is choosing the bathtub. Before you jump right in and select a bathtub, get to know some of the factors to consider in the process. Then, you can be sure you are choosing the right bathtub for your bathroom remodeling project.
How Much Space Do You Have for Your Bathtub?
One of the most important factors to consider when choosing a bathtub is how much space you have available in your bathroom for the tub. Be sure to measure carefully and determine the maximum amount of space you can give your tub.
If you are doing a complete overhaul of your bathroom, you may be more flexible in terms of tub size, especially if you are picking out the bathtub first. However, it is important to make sure you have the minimum amount of space available for other elements such as a sink and toilet, and don't go overboard on your bathtub size. Drawing up a basic blueprint or diagram of your desired bathroom design can help you to be sure you have the right amount of space for your tub picked out.
And if you end up with a bathtub that's smaller than your maximum space allotment, you can fill the space with other design elements or redo your diagram to ensure that your new bathroom looks as fabulous as possible.
What Shape and Style Would You Like to Go With?
When it comes to the design aesthetic of your bathroom, the bathtub has a lot of influence. The right bathtub shape can make your space while the wrong one can break it. Do you want a traditional rectangular bathtub or tub/shower combo? Or are you thinking of a clawfoot oblong tub? What about a modern round tub?
Choose the bathtub shape and style with your overall design aesthetic in mind. Consider whether you are going minimalist, modern, traditional. rustic, luxurious, or extravagant in your bathroom design. You want your bathtub to reflect the style or style combination that you choose.
A luxurious or extravagant bathroom would benefit from a massive clawfoot tub (for a more traditional space) or a massive whirlpool tub (for a more modern space).
Choosing the right bathtub for your bathroom doesn't have to be a difficult or stressful task. If you keep these factors in mind and use them to inform your decision, you will be certain you have made the best choice for your bathroom remodeling project. Contact a company like Universal Plumbing to learn more.