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A guide to choosing essential bathtub accessories

Now that you have constructed your dream bathroom and used the latest products to decorate it, one item which can still be spruced up is the bathtub. The bathtub is a defining element which can make or mar the look of the entire bathroom area. There are hundreds of accessories which are ‘necessities’ as well as ‘stylish add-ons’ to enhance the look of the tub itself. Here are a few of them listed.

Functional accessories

As stated earlier, there are certain bath fixtures which need to be installed more because of their functional value. The bathroom faucet belongs to this category. There are various styles of the faucets like the wall mounted or tub mounted ones. You can even have a faucet with a single handle or one with two handles. Soap dishes These have been in use for a long time. Porcelain is a common material but newer variants like chromium and fibreglass too are gaining steady popularity.
Hail the caddy The bathtub caddy is one of the most important accessories around the world. It is also available in personalised styles. There are designs in steel, chrome, brass and enamel finish. Great to look at and high on utility, the caddy is an almost must-have accessory for a bathtub.

Other important accessories

Non-slip mats and pads Another category of accessories for bathtubs is mainly for decoration as well as safety purpose. There are non-slip mats and pads available which are great to look at. Bathtub slipping is one of the most reported accidents all over the world, and non-slip mats are very useful to prevent such occurrences. Bathtub grab bars Bathtub grab bars are also useful additions. They are especially good for baby bath tubs. However, middle-aged people too find this accessory beneficial. In case you have a grandfather at home, try installing bathtub benches. These will fit in perfectly with the tub and allow for a safe bath experience. Summing up There are accessories which would suit and even enhance the look of any style of bathtub. They are available across all leading stores for bathroom fittings as well as online.Take your pick and base your choice on your budget. The upper ranges on the accessories are sky-high, while even the basic priced ones can be attractive. For bringing in the old world look into your bathroom, you could also go for vintage bathtubs and include matching accessories.

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