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Clawfoot Bathtubs

Find a great small bathtub for your bathroom. Learn about what to look for first.

Bathrooms can be important room in a home for many people and they are a place where it is possible to unwind and enjoy some relaxing time. While they need to be functional rooms that are easy to use, most people also want them to look good. If you are a fan of a more traditional style then clawfoot bathtubs can be an excellent fixture to consider.

Clawfoot bathtubs are free standing models which can basically be located in any position in a bathroom. While it is possible to install them against a wall, they can also be more centrally located in a room as long as it is possible for the plumbing to be connected to them. They are essentially a bathtub that stands on short legs and are available in a number of styles. They can be manufactured in a few different materials and this typically includes acrylic and metals such as cast iron, stainless steel and also copper.

Clawfoot bathtubs are manufactured in a style that has been popular for many years. They can bring a classy, antique look to a bathroom in your home and this is appealing to many people. Using one as a central feature around which to base the design of a bathroom can provide a stylish finish to a bathroom which makes it a pleasant place to spend time. However if you locate them in the centre of a room you need to ensure there is enough space around them to provide access and free movement for those using the bathroom. This means they can be more suited to a larger bathroom.

There are a number of manufacturers that produce bathtubs in a clawfoot style. One of those to look to if you are considering the use of one in your bathroom is Randolph Morris which produces a number of clawfoot bathtubs in acrylic. The majority of those they manufacture are available in a price range of around $1,000 to $1,200 which tends to be the more affordable end of the market. Other manufactures that produce bathtubs with clawfeet in a range of materials include Pegasus, Elizabethan Classics and American Standard.

The prices for bathtubs with clawfeet will largely depend on the size, brand name and the type of material used in its construction. Costs can start around the $1,000 mark although for more expensive models this can increase to $4,000 and greater. If you like to view a bathtub before you purchase then a visit to stores such as Home Depot will allow you to check out some of the styles available. There are also a number of internet retailers that have clawfoot bathtubs available for sale and some of the better stores include Vintage Tub & Bath, The Tub Connection and Classic Clawfoot tubs.

Enhancing your bathroom with a stylish bathtub can provide it with an attractive look. Clawfoot bathtubs are a good option to consider and they can provide your bathroom with a vintage style that makes it an enjoyable place to spend some relaxing time.