A shower is the fastest way to get clear when you're on the go. It's an activity that millions of people make part of their everyday routine but if you have a bit more time available, taking a bath is the ultimate in relaxation. It helps you unwind after a long day, warms you up on a winter's night, or heals sore and aching muscles. Bathtubs can be more than just a place to wash, it can also become a personal place of retreat. You can even transform your bathroom into your own private spa where you can enjoy a good book and indulge in some peace. It's very important to choose one that's the right fit for you and your family and it's a decision you want to get right but worry no more as we've researched the most popular bathtubs in the market today.
1. Kohler K-2593-GW-0 Archer 62 In. x 32 In. Freestanding BubbleMassage Air Bath
- With BubbleMassage, a random motion of bubbles travels along your body to deliver a holistic full-body massage that helps center the mind and stimulate the release of muscle tension.
- The proprietary staggered 360-degree design ensures the most comfortable consistent and complete bubbling action available. The strategic placement of its bubble massage air jets on the lower perimeter of the bath form a highly efficient bubble delivery system designed to create a luxurious bathing experience and the intensity of the bubbles is totally customizable.
- With one touch of the keypad, you can adjust the intensity from a soothing caress to a vigorous massage. Bubble massage technology delivers a constant level of intensity or "with the surge" feature creates a repeating sequence of increasing and decreasing intensity.
- Automatic or manual purge cycles ensure a hygienic and easy-to-clean system and with the bubble massage air baths, salts, and bath oils can be used to enhance the bathing experience. With thousands of bubbles that completely envelop your body and the ability to control their intensity, Kohler's bubble massage is a full-body treat.
2. American Standard 3051.114.WLW White Universal 4.25 ft. Left Hand Drain Walk-In Whirlpool
- The therapeutic benefits of an air spa are combined with an invigorating whirlpool massage with American standards walk-in tub constructed a fiberglass-reinforced acrylic for stability and longevity.
- This tub features a large walk-in door, a low step-over threshold, a built-in chair height seat grab bar, and a textured floor for added comfort and safety. Deep and spacious, this American Standard walk-in bath provides an accessible safe and relaxing bathing experience.
- Take advantage of the whirlpool jets with the "legs only" massage feature or the multiple air spa jets with heated lower. The tub can drain in less than two minutes using American standards patent-pending quick drained water removal system—this optional feature is available for all walk-in tubs.
- The tub is constructed on a free-standing sturdy metal support frame and an optional extension kit allows the tub to fit in any existing space up to 60 inches. Enjoy a comfortable accessible bathing experience with the walk-in tub from American Standard.
3. American Standard Freestanding Soaking Bathtub with Center Drain
- Flip into the lap of our luxury freestanding tubs and let the stresses of the day ebb away. We've enriched the art of bathing with this collection of three blissful baths. Discover the simple pleasure and soul-satisfying luxury of the Kipling freestanding tub spaciously designed and handsomely-styled to bring a hint of old-world elegance to any decor.
- Rejuvenate relax and renew your spirit in the Sedona freestanding tub, it's deep soak design and simple style bring soul-enriching comfort and peaceful beauty to any bathroom. Experience the soothing comfort and tranquil design of the coastal freestanding tub.
- Bring a heightened sense of personal luxury to your bath, coordinate our freestanding tubs with one of our beautiful floor-mount tub fillers. Each features a beautifully-styled match personal shower for adding that one last touch of luxury to your bath.
4. American Standard Cadet 5-Feet by 42-Inch Whirlpool with Hydro Massage System-I
- Champion whirlpool, stay cleaner longer is more comfortable, and offer a lifetime of worry-free service. Champion whirlpools utilized the innovative technology of EverClean.
- The EverClean system includes a permanent antimicrobial molded directly into the piping during the factoring process. The system inhibits the growth of mold and mildew on the surface of the pipe, this means less time cleaning your bath. EverClean is safe, effective, and permanent. It will never wash away and works around the clock even when the whirlpool pump is off. Besides, the piping is actually designed to set the water drains quickly to minimize standing water and also to minimize vibration noise for an overall quieter hydrotherapy experience.
- The jets are easier to clean with fewer crevices than deep nozzle jets. Champion whirlpools are comfortable with generous backrest, non-obtrusive jets and, pre-plumbed for the easy install heater. The required deep soak drain allows the deepest soak possible and includes a color-matched toe-tap drain stopper. Champion whirlpools are offered in a variety of sizes and styles to fit nearly every type of installation needs.
5. Kingston Brass Aqua Eden 71" Contemporary Freestanding Acrylic Bathtub
- Kingston Brass has long been recognized as one of the top suppliers of vintage plumbing products so, in keeping with that tradition, Kingston Brass will be showcasing their new line of cast-iron tubs. Under the name Aqua Eden, Kingston Brass will introduce nine new models starting with an elegant double slipper tub.
- Because of its 72-inch length and the fact that the faucet is installed on the side of the tub, it allows for two people to sit in comfortably to help you match the tub feet with the rest of your restroom. Kingston Brass also has a pedestal version of this double slipper which includes a white porcelain pedestal base with either 7-inch center faucet drilling or no faucet drillings at all.
- If you are a little tight for space but still prefer the double slipper style of tub, Kingston Brass included a 67-inch version and if it's still too big for your space but you would still like to have that slipper tub filled, the Aqua Eden collection also includes two single-slipper tubs—a 60-inch and a 53-inch.
- For those that prefer the roll-top style of tubs, Kingston Brass also included two versions—a 72-inch pedestal style tub available with 7-inch center faucet drilling or without faucet drilling pouring over the rim type faucet installation or a 66-inch traditional style tub with your choice of feet in any of the three different finish.
- Aqua Eden tubs are all finished in a durable porcelain enameled interior. The exterior surface is painted in matte white which allows you the opportunity to paint it to match your specific decor's color scheme. All in all, with the launching of the Aqua Eden collection in early 2013 Kingston Brass has managed to offer the best selection of traditional vintage-style tubs in the market.
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