What to consider when choosing a free-standing bath

A free-standing bath can serve as a striking design feature in any bathroom, instantly elevating the space and adding a touch of luxury and sophistication. Here are some helpful tips to consider when choosing a free-standing bath.

Size and Position

When selecting a free-standing bath, it’s essential to consider not only the size of the bath itself but also the surrounding space in the bathroom. Ensuring enough room around the bath allows for a sense of luxury and openness, enhancing the overall ambience of the space. Whether nestled against a wall or positioned centrally, adequate space around the bath contributes to a spa-like atmosphere, inviting relaxation and tranquillity into the home.


Freestanding baths are typically made from materials such as acrylic, cast iron, fibreglass, or stone. Each material has its characteristics in terms of durability, heat retention, and maintenance requirements. Consider the pros and cons of each material to find the best option for your needs.


Freestanding baths are often very heavy especially when made from stone or cast iron. When choosing your freestanding bath its important to consider the weight of the bath empty and with water in it. What kind of a floor structure is it going to be placed on and is the floor structure strong enough to carry the weight of the bath.


the great thing about free-standing baths they come in serval colours and can often be painted to match other furniture in the room.


Where are the taps going and can you access them for maintenance? For free-standing baths, the taps are often floor mounted giving the spa feel at home. Choose the style of your taps to match the bath.


Choose your style! Free-standing baths come in serval different styles, boat baths, traditional, modern the list is endless.


Due to its materials, it’s important to consider how to clean a free-standing bath. Also, consider the space around the bath, can you reach behind it and to the sides to clean it?

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