Your bathtub can be one of the best features of your bathroom, but it can also be the biggest eye sore. People ask all the time about knowing when it’s time to change out their existing bathtubs and install a new one. Here are few things to consider if you are thinking about changing out your old tub.
Stains: Most surface stains are extremely hard to remove, even with the strongest cleaning chemicals available. Older bathtubs with stubborn stains are more likely to collect bacteria, mildew, and mold, so if you’re unable to get rid of spots, it’s better to opt for a fresh, new fixture.
Old Age: If your tub looks dated compared to the other fixtures in your bathroom, a replacement bathtub is a perfect solution. Not only will you be able to enjoy a fresher, more modern amenity, but it will also help increase the resale value of your home by updating the overall aesthetic of the room.
Mold: When mold and mildew are present in your tub, spores will continue to circulate and re-colonize even after you’ve cleaned the surface. Starting fresh with a replacement bathtub eliminates the frustration caused by unsightly, unhealthy fungus. Additionally, many newer bathtubs are equipped with safe, effective coatings that discourage mildew growth.
If you are looking to change out your old bathtub, please feel free to contact Branch Brothers Plumbing. We can assist with a free estimate and the different options of choosing the right tub and fixtures.