Do you have a bathroom with a bathtub and have you fallen in love with a superb freestanding bathtub? However, installation constraints do not allow you to take the plunge? However, there is a solution to perfectly combine design and ease of installation: the semi-freestanding bathtub. Practical and aesthetic, this type of bathtub, often made of acrylic, is more and more trendy to equip your bathroom or designer bathroom. Explanations.
The semi-freestanding bathtub: what is it?
As you guessed it, the semi-freestanding bathtub has as its big sister the fame and aesthetic free-standing bathtub. They have in common these curved and modern lines which made the success of the latter. Nevertheless, the semi-freestanding bathtub is distinguished by somewhat different characteristics. Indeed, it does not sit in the center of the room, but is leaning against the wall. This is an advantage since the plumbing work will be less important to implement. The pipes can therefore be simply integrated close to the wall, as in a classic freestanding bathtub, without having to be integrated into the floor. The magnificent Derby Style bathtub by Vigour therefore meets these characteristics perfectly.
In addition, the semi-freestanding bathtub is perfect for having a bathtub and a shower together in your bathroom, in an aesthetic way.
What are the differences with the freestanding bathtub?
The freestanding bathtub is often presented as a high-end bathtub in the magazines of specialist bathroom dealers. Placed in the center of a large bathroom, offering beautiful volumes, like a jewel, the freestanding bathtub is the centerpiece that highlights the entire space.
Unlike the latter, the semi-freestanding bathtub does not necessarily have to be installed in a large room. As you can see with the Jacuzzi Wand model, the semi-freestanding bathtub adapts perfectly to its space. Indeed, easier to install, it should simply be placed against a wall and not in the center of the room. Problems with plumbing and taps are therefore excluded. The semi-freestanding bathtub is therefore more financially accessible both in terms of the purchase price and the price of the installation service.
What are the advantages of the semi-freestanding bathtub?
As we have seen previously, the semi-freestanding bathtub has various advantages to enhance the bathrooms.
Indeed, without necessarily benefiting from a spacious volume or living in a loft, you can more easily install a semi-freestanding bathtub unlike a freestanding bathtub.
More suited to a small bathroom, the semi-freestanding bathtub is a rectangular bathtub without apron, less imposing than a spa bath (balneotherapy), which will fit easily into any type of space, even a bathroom. small bathroom.
Of course, for the bathroom layout, consider choosing a bathtub that will match your other elements such as the washbasin or the double washbasin, the washbasin, the storage, the cupboards, the faucet, the mixer, the cabin shower or shower tray, bathroom furniture without forgetting the earthenware and tiles. The ClearWater Patinato bathtub is a very aesthetic model that excels in this area.