Types of Bathtub Spouts – And How to Replace Each


A bathtub spout can last for many years depending on its quality among other factors. Nonetheless, at one point or another you will need to replace it. To do that you will first need to know the type of bathtub you have. Bathtub spouts are categorized according to how they are installed, their appearance, how … Read more

How to Replace a Bathtub Drain Flange Easily

A bathtub drain flange is the finished piece found between the drainpipe and the bathtub stopper. Bathtub flanges are usually threaded on the tub drainpipe while bathtub stoppers are connected to the flange using a long screw. If your bathtub is leaking from underneath, a faulty bathtub flange is usually the main culprit. Removing and … Read more

How to Convert a Trip-Lever To a Pop-Up Bathtub Stopper


Un-like Pop-up bathtub drain stoppers which are installed at the bottom of the tub, trip-lever bathtub stoppers are installed on the side of the bathtub. A toggle lever mounted on the overflow plate is connect to 2 link rods, which in return are connected to a plunger which is responsible for closing and opening the … Read more

How to Fix a Sticky/Broken Trip-Lever Bathtub Stopper


There are many types of bathtub drain stoppers but the trip-lever bathtub stopper is the most common. Unlike other types of stoppers, it is usually installed on the overflow drain plate and hence the bottom of the tub is just so smooth. After years of usage, especially in areas with hard water, the trip-lever tub … Read more

7 Practical Ways to Plug a Bathtub Drain Without a Stopper


It is very frustrating when you just want to soak up in the tub after a long day but the bathtub won’t just hold water. This problem is usually caused by a faulty bathtub drain stopper. A faulty bathtub stopper is often caused by debris/dirt or mineral deposits making it sticky, or it could also … Read more

Bathtub Refinishing vs Liners vs Replacement: Pros and Cons

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What do you do with an old, chipped, scratched and/or discolored bathtub? You can decide to replace it with a new one, which is a long and pricey process. Bathtub refinishing or lining are 2 of the other viable options. Bathtubs made of fiberglass or acrylic generally last for 10-15 years. Those made of stronger … Read more

Jacuzzi Bathtubs – Everything You Need to Know


Jacuzzi bathtubs are a type of whirlpool/jetted tubs made by Jacuzzi, the company. Most people use Jacuzzi and whirlpool tubs interchangeably. The truth of the matter is that Jacuzzi bathtubs are just one brand among many whirlpool tubs brands. So, are Jacuzzi bathtubs worth it? Or rather, is it worth getting a Jacuzzi bathtub? I … Read more

The 3 Best Japanese Soaking Bathtubs


Japanese soaking bathtubs are quite different from bathtubs in the United States and pretty much the rest of the world. Most Americans are now starting to appreciate these designs of tubs due to the benefits they provide. A Japanese soaking bathtubs is designed for deep soaking. They are taller than other bathtubs and come with … Read more

The 5 Best Copper Bathtubs


While most bathtubs sold today are either made of fiberglass, acrylic or cast-iron, few are made of copper. I love copper tubs. Apart from being such an attractive material, copper tubs are quite solid and will last a lifetime. Most if not all copper tubs fall in the class of bathtubs known as freestanding bathtubs. … Read more

Freestanding Bathtubs – Everything to Know Before Buying One


Almost every homeowner today wants to own a freestanding bathtub in the bathroom. And they are right. You can’t compare a freestanding bathtub with the 3-wall alcove bathtubs we all grew up with in our homes. Freestanding bathtubs are beautiful, stylish and elegant. They come in different shapes and sizes, meaning you can style your … Read more