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

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