Clawfoot Bathtubs – Everything You Need to Know


Clawfoot bathtubs are elegant, beautiful and stylish. They look great in modern, as well as old/Victorian-styled bathrooms. There are however a few things that you first need to know before buying a clawfoot bathtub. Clawfoot tubs are the oldest type of freestanding bathtubs. They are originally from Europe and were primarily made of copper or … Read more

Types of Bathtubs – Pros, Cons and Comparisons


There are several types of bathtubs depending on where/how they are installed, how they are made, the material they are made from, size and shape. Choosing one for your bathroom is always not an easy task. A bathtub is an expensive item and you should therefore take your time to study the different types on … Read more

Acrylic vs Fiberglass Bathtubs – Pros, Cons and Comparisons


Which Bathtub is Better, Acrylic or Fiberglass? Acrylic and fiberglass bathtubs are 2 of the most common bathtub materials in the market. You will find them in almost all home improvement stores, unlike other high-end types like cast-iron, copper and cultured stone tubs. Fiberglass bathtubs are made by molding layers of fiberglass into the desired … Read more

Bathtub Won’t Hold Water? How to Fix it Fast!


The ability of a bathtub to hold and drain water is made possible by the stopper. If your tub won’t just hold water, that is where you need to start checking. The following are the reasons why your bathtub won’t hold water and solutions: Most bathtubs use a trip-lever stopper which is normally installed on … Read more

Water in the Shower/Bathtub Not Getting Hot Fixed!


Hot water from the water heater moves to the shower head through a series of pipes and valves. If the water in the shower is cold, something is clearly wrong. Showers are designed to mix hot and cold water (for those of us who can’t take cold showers) so that you receive just the right … Read more

How to Unclog a Bathtub Full of Water


A bathtub drain is connected to the other house fixtures drains (toilet, sink etc.) further down in the main house plumbing system. Just like the other fixtures, a bathtub drain is fitted with a U-shaped trap that holds all the potential clogs, preventing them from forming clogs further down the drainpipe which is usually harder … Read more

Bathtub Materials – Pros, Cons and Comparisons

Bathtubs are made of different materials, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. In this post, I will write about these materials and their features. The following are the different bathtub materials: Here’s a detailed table comparing different types of bathtub materials based on various characteristics: Material Pros Cons Durability Maintenance Cost Aesthetic Options Acrylic … Read more