Thinking about installing a Cast Iron Bathtub in your bathroom? There are many benefits to Cast Iron Bathtubs, and because they are the oldest style of tub, they have a history behind them that makes them a charming addition to any bathroom. Cast Iron Bathtubs were orginally water troughs for horses in the 19th century, and by attaching feet to the bottom of the trough, they became tubs for people to bathe in. Water troughs were made of cast iron, hence the name of this tub. Because of its almost indestructible nature and polished beauty, the Cast Iron Bathtub has remained a popular style to this day.
Cast Iron Bathtubs are a very durable choice for your bathroom remodel or makeover. The word "cast" refers to the method in which the tub is made, and is not a type of iron. The iron is heated and cast into the desired shape and size of bathtub. Cast Iron Bathtubs are almost indestructible, and if they are properly maintained they will last a lifetime. Enamel coated Cast Iron Bathtubs are the most durable, but they are slightly more expensive. A Cast Iron Bathtub will not scratch easily, and their density prevents cracks and chips. Care must be taken that the metal not be exposed to water constantly, so that it does not rust.
Cast Iron Bathtubs are fire polished, giving them a highly polished finish and unparelled beauty. And because the iron retains heat so well, it will help keep water warmer for longer periods than other materials. This means you can enjoy that relaxing hot soak for a little longer without worrying about the water cooling off quickly. Cast Iron Bathtubs are durable and heavy, which helps mimimize vibrations and muffle any noises, giving you a quiet place to retreat to with your new tub. Many Cast Iron Bathtubs have claw feet support, giving them that quaint historical look, and should you like this style, we offer a great selection of Claw Foot Tubs.
Although Cast Iron Bathtubs are very heavy, the great news is that you will probably only need to move them into your bathroom once. If you properly maintain your Cast Iron Bathtub, it will look beautiful and last you for a lifetime. Being the original "bathtub" of the 19th century, Cast Iron Bathtubs have a tried and true durability, and a highly polished beauty that will transform your bathroom into a quiet and relaxing santuary for you to retreat to at the end of a hard day. So take a look at our beautiful Cast Iron Bathtubs at discount bathtub prices and find the right one to upgrade your bathroom.