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Since the modern shower was first created, early in the 19th century, the bathtub vs. shower conundrum has continued to prove a talking point, with both sides of the argument presenting positive benefits and downsides.
We thought it would be useful to try and look a little closer at some of the commonly held beliefs and hopefully provide the clarity of information you need to make your final choice of bath vs. shower.
Nothing says luxury quite like a hot tub. The mere thought of sinking into that relaxing hot water, skin caressed by jets of warm bubbles that refresh tired muscles and revitalize the mind and body, is enough to start the process of unwinding.
So just what is a hot tub, how does it work and how does it differ from a jetted or whirlpool bathtub?Read More
At first glance this may seem a rather obvious question. Don’t you just choose the bath you like that fits the space?
In reality, there are many factors to consider when choosing the size of bath for your new or renovated bathroom.
Most bathtub manufacturers will just blatantly advise small bathroom owners to go for a shower option instead of a bathtub. The reason for this, is usually because they don’t manufacture bathtubs small enough to fit into petite sized spaces.
This is where Aquatica decided to step up their game, ever so slightly and create a range of small, deep and soaking bathtubs that will easily squeeze into those miniscule and almost non-existing spaces. From, traditional Japanese soaking bathtubs, to unique black and white bathtubs, to round, oval and even square bathtubs, you’ll find a small bathtub perfect for your tiny bathroom. Guaranteed.Read More
If you have a fairly small bathroom, and you feel like you need more space, opting for a rustic styled bathroom can do so much to your space! This bathroom, is really small, but with a classic freestanding bathtub with epic and antique looking claw foot finishes, this bathroom has been opened wide up by breaking out a huge part of the wall and installing a window in its place. Of course having such a massive window in a country house might work, but may not work in the city or suburbia, but you could always get a realistic 3D wall mural sticker fixed onto the wall, allowing you to create whatever scenery you want. Notice how there are soft touches of wood, this brings out the rustic feel in the room.Read More
A fireplace in your bathroom wont only look fabulously luxurious, but it’s going to keep you all snuggled and warm in the winter. You’ll be spending much more time in the bathroom than you ever have before. If you’re lucky enough to be moving into a new home and you’re planning renovations, then this is the perfect opportunity for you to take full design advantage! Here are some sizzling ideas for bringing a fireplace into your bathroom.Read More
Have you ever walked into a bathroom and wondered how exactly the designers managed to take things to the next level the way they did? Fear not, you’re not alone. Many homeowners are curious about the steps that people take to create that bespoke and mysterious bathroom appeal. Well, we’ll let you in on 4 key secrets to achieving that bathroom lux feel. Most bathroom materials are fairly low on cost when compared to the rest of the house, so it’s a great space to splurge a bit of extra cash. However, it does also help to know where you should be spending your extra cash and where you shouldn’t… Here are some magic keys to creating a lush looking bathroom for less cash!Read More
Turning old pieces of furniture, whether they are your own, or salvaged, into chic and lush vanities, has become quite a popular trend of late. Turning a piece of furniture into a bathroom vanity is a fairly simple job, as you can really use anything to hold your vessel sink or washbasin. From old desks, to farmhouse sideboards, to vintage dressing tables, and even antique buffet stands, makes the options endless!Read More
So, as it turns out, the French have been right all along! The door-less shower concept, is one that has been very much present in the French bathroom for decades now. And it just so happens, that in recent years it’s become one of the most sought our bathroom/shower designs on a worldwide scale.Read More
When you’ve made the decision to remodel or update your house, it’s natural to immediately get excited. However, going through this process also comes with a ton of responsibility and pressure to make all the right decisions. After all, these are decisions that will last in your home for a lifetime, so you want to make sure they’re the right ones.Read More
Can we just all admit that no one really takes a bath to just get clean! That’s what showering is for, but bath time on the other hand, is all about relaxing and emerging your tired, aching body, into a big, lush, bathtub filled with steamy hot water and gorgeously herbal and floral smelling bubble bath!Read More
The color black can be a very difficult color to use in large amounts throughout your house, without coming across as a full blown Goth, which is probably why it isn’t a main color choice for most people’s homes, not to mention bathrooms! However, when the color black is used well, and blended in with the color gold, it’s almost as if something magical happens and suddenly your bathroom becomes one of the most decorative and elegant rooms in your home. We absolutely love the combination of Black and Gold and have decided to show you exactly how you can generously use both colors in your bathroom and make it look, bold, striking and glowing with confidence and pizzazz.Read More
Have you ever noticed how very high end and luxury restaurants always have red walls in their powder rooms and bathrooms? Interesting fact, they do this because red is such a flattering color on pretty much any skin tone, that the owners and designers of these upscale restaurants hope that every time you catch a glimpse of your beautiful self in the mirror, that it will make you want to go back to that restaurant, over and over again!Read More
Using reclaimed wood in your bathroom, on the counters, on the walls, on the floors and even around the bathtub or shower as a focal point is a gorgeously beautiful idea, but what do you need to know about how to preserve the wood and keeping it healthy and rot free, we'll tell you everything you need to know!Read More
Oh nothing beats a nice long and luscious bath after a tough day, that moment when you sink down into your bathtub is probably the most relaxing and stimulating moment of the day isn’t it!? Well, if you’re one of those people who absolutely adores sinking into a gorgeous soaking bathtub, the you know that your bathtub needs to be the sanctuary of your bathroom, and sometimes, bigger is better! If you’re lucky enough to have a nice big space to plat with I your bathroom, then you should definitely check out our selection of some of the bigger and more luxury bathtubs you can have in your bathroom!Read More
Are you wondering how to give your old house a new look? Are you thinking of opting for a new remodeling job for your old house to make it look charming? You will need to choose a theme for the place and select fixtures and items which compliment the style and space you have. Did you know that the bath tub is one of the first things to be replaced in an old house? That old tub can be replaced perfectly with a traditional clawfoot bath tub to step up the ambience of the place.Read More
Do you want to add glamour and charming elegance to your bathroom space? Freestanding bathtubs are a good option for you to add style and exclusivity to a room where you can pamper yourself and enjoy a pleasing surrounding. If you love the idea of soaking yourself in a hot tub of water and letting all of the day’s stress vanish from your body, then get a deep freestanding tub and make your luxurious dream come true!Read More
Soaking tub, claw foot tub or a tub with a shower; choosing a bathtub can be quite confusing. But you might get the perfect bath tub in your bathroom in the very near future. Here are some ideal suggestions that will help you get hold of some of the finest bathroom accessories.Read More
Do you realize that with a contemporary tub at your home and an hour to spare, you can enjoy the most relaxing experience that can beat a million spa trips?Read More
When it comes to a luxurious bathtub that offers lasting results and adds value to your home décor, stone bathtubs lead the way with their superior quality and value for money. These popular bathtubs add a natural charm to the bathrooms and are sure to become the center of attention for anyone using your bathroom – whether you opt for a traditional straight edged or a modern carved design.Read More
For many individuals, a warm jet bubble bath after a long day’s work is the best way to relax, rejuvenate and de-stress. Apart from washing away dirt and excess oil, a 30 minute soaking session in a jetted bathtub has excellent therapeutic implications – especially in relaxing the muscles, improving the blood circulation, hydrating the skin and relieving pain associated with injuries, wrong posture, arthritis, hemorrhoids, spasms and menstrual cramps. Most of the physicians recommend bubble baths at home as an alternative to a session at the spa.Read More
Freestanding bathtubs are the ideal way to give your bathroom a well deserved touch-up. So are you bored of the same looking bathroom? Do you think that it is high time you gave your bathroom a makeover? Well, the retro look will always be in fashion and it is always the best way to add more dimension to this personal space in your home.Read More
Minimalism bathroom designs are characterized by a thoughtful restraint and clean lines, with modern tubs and faucet solutions. Not only is a minimalist design, aesthetically stunning, and adds value to your overall home décor, it also expresses class, elegance, sophistication and serenity that is customized to provide the ultimate spa-style bath for the homeowner. Minimalism bathroom designs are characterized by a thoughtful restraint and clean lines, with modern tubs and faucet solutions. Not only is a minimalist design, aesthetically stunning, and adds value to your overall home décor, it also expresses class, elegance, sophistication and serenity that is customized to provide the ultimate spa-style bath for the homeowner.Read More
For most homeowners, bathrooms are the most important place in the house. Be it simply brushing and grooming, or sitting down and engaging in deep philosophical thoughts, a bathroom makes your morning shine.Read More
Known for their lasting shine despite the wear and tear, freestanding acrylic bathtubs have been the number one choice for many homeowners. Compared to the sprayed-on fiberglass bathtubs, acrylic bathtubs are thicker, sturdier and durable and have a high value for money. With a strong cast acrylic base, these bathtubs are highly resistant to cracking and chipping and are built to withstand the test of time.Read More
Just imagine coming home from a long, tiring day at work or college to a nice and warm soak in a high-quality jetted freestanding bathtub, a freestanding whirlpool bathtub or any other deep freestanding tub. Can you think of any other way to shake off the weariness and exhaustion of the day, other than by simply lying in your bathtub and letting the warm water relax your body?
With a range of high quality and affordable bath solutions, you can now choose from a wide variety of options – all within your budget. Dwell in hydrotherapy and let water calm, comfort and untangle each and every muscle in your body and rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit.Read More
Aquatica, being the leading provider of high end bathtubs, breaks to you the latest news in bathroom décor and styling. Brace yourselves ladies and gentleman; black is back in fashion. Yes your 2015 luxury bathroom makeover should include a black bathtub at least! Aquatica, being the leading provider of high end bathtubs, breaks to you the latest news in bathroom décor and styling. Brace yourselves ladies and gentleman; black is back in fashion. Yes your 2015 luxury bathroom makeover should include a black bathtub at least!Read More
Have you ever wondered about the difference between freestanding whirlpool bathtubs and freestanding air bathtubs? At first glance, they seem to be pretty much the same thing. However, there is a distinct difference; air bathtubs shoot streams of air, while whirlpool bathtubs shoot streams of water. You should consider this difference when deciding which high end bathtub is right for you.
Bathroom design trends come and go, though sometimes a few of the more appealing ones make their way back around. Freestanding deep luxury bathtubs are one such example. Where large, jetted bathtubs were a must-have for the master bathroom, deep soaking bathtubs are now back in demand. Soaking tubs are not only relaxing, but they're also simplistic and visually appealing. Freestanding acrylic tubs are easy to maintain, and serve as a comfortable bath for two.Read More
Whirlpool tubs have no doubt changed the way people experience their bathrooms. Whirlpool built-in tubs and freestanding whirlppol bathtubs have both had their loyal followings over the years. Both have their advantages and drawbacks, so making the right choice is a matter of deciding on which best suits your needs.Whirlpool tubs have no doubt changed the way people experience their bathrooms. Whirlpool built-in tubs and freestanding whirlppol bathtubs have both had their loyal followings over the years. Both have their advantages and drawbacks, so making the right choice is a matter of deciding on which best suits your needs.Read More
Cast stone baths are great for candlelit bathing. Bathing by candlelight brings forth images of romance, calm, and relaxation. At one time, bathing by candle light was a necessity since electric lights were not yet invented. It's easy to imagine a vintage freestanding tub surrounded by candles while someone washes up at the end of a long day. Despite the advent of modern electric lights, bathing in warm water by the soft glow of candle light has always had a sort of charming allure.Read More
You've probably seen that scene in the movie when the billionaire opens the bathroom door to reveal a sprawling private room with endless mirrors and lighting, complete with a fountain in the center. Since not all of us have the square footage to make a museum out of our washroom, free standing tubs are the more practical option for adding an air of artistic luxury to a bathroom. They're functional as well as elegant, and you don't have to spend a small fortune to obtain one.Read More
Are you in the market for a new freestanding soaker tub? If so, then you have more considerations to think about than just your bathroom's color scheme. With so many modern bathtubs on the market, finding the right one for you might take a bit of research ahead of time. On the other hand, today's variety means that you're more likely to find a tub that fits your needs.Read More
If gaudy, decadent contemporary tubs aren't for you, then the minimalist style might be just right for your taste. Minimal design emphasizes clean lines and a simplistic, uncluttered look that is utterly zen. Though high end bathtubs are usually associated with over-the-top style, the minimalist design of some of the best luxury bathtubs lends itself well to spa bathrooms.Read More
Over time, the role of the bathroom has gone from a purely functional space to a place of sanctuary within the home. It has become a place to unwind and sooth the soul with rest and water experiences. It's really no wonder that today's homeowners are working spa-like amenities into their bathroom remodeling plans.Read More
High-end bathtubs truly are the centerpiece of a home, as few places in a house can compare in importance to the bathtub. The tub is where everyone goes in the morning to freshen up before they face the day, and where they go at the end of the day to cleanse away the stress of the day. When you have a contemporary tub, it goes beyond functional to become a representation of your home. There’s no doubt that beautiful freestanding bathtubs make a lasting statement about the homes they’re installed in.Read More
Just when you thought bathing had reached the pinnacle of luxury in the hands of master bath makers Aquatica, this company has added even more wonderful features to further enhance not only the pleasure of bathing but the therapeutic benefits.Read More
Have you ever wrestled with the question of how to make the most of the limited space in your home? If you have a small bathroom, this can be a particularly tough issue to chew on during a remodeling project. When upgrading a small bathroom, corner jetted bathtubs can be a real lifesaver. Not only do they add a touch of luxury to your washroom, but they also make the best use of your small space.Read More
World-class bathing technology, a cornerstone of the Aquatica range for over 20 years, has most recently resulted in a range of patented hydrotherapy and air massage systems guaranteed to deliver precise and responsive hydrotherapy. Bathers can now not only enjoy the pleasures of bathing Aquatica-style but also the recognised health, therapeutic and relaxation benefit.Read More
We hope that our new infographic will help you to choose the material of your new bathtub.Read More
Advanced AquateX™ Solid Surface is a homogeneous, polymer composite material applied in the manufacture of all new Aquatica stone bathtub models (from 2013). The main components are acrylic, modified polyester resin, and mineral filler (Aluminum Hydroxide).Read More
The name ‘cast stone’ is taken from the manufacturing process, where the material is cast in a mold. Acrylic is a specialized polymer material for bathtub manufacturing.Read More
What is AquateX™? Aquatica, the bathing specialists, have been offering truly distinctive and unique bathroom products for years. With AquateX™, we’ve created the latest generation in composite material which combines two opposites – a silky soft exterior and a tough, durable interior. The composition of AquateX™ is based on natural rock – bauxite mixed with polyester resin hardened in high temperatures.Read More
Now that Christmas is over for another year, you can finally take that deep breath and… relax. You’ve been running around taking care of everyone else for the last couple of weeks but now thatRead More
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