It is important to relax after a long and tiring day. One thing that comes to mind is to hop in a leisurely bath, maybe light some scented candles and play relaxing music or read a book. Imagine soaking your body in bubbling warm water, while the jets work their way through your tense muscles. Taking a bath has come a long way from just cleaning the body of dirt and dust. Taking a bath has become synonymous to taking a few minutes of your time to unwind and get ready to tackle the rest of the day.
If you are thinking of buying a whirlpool bath for your home, there are a few things that you have to keep in mind before making your final decision. These things will help you decide which bath is most suitable for your needs.
- Size. Whirlpool baths are made in different sizes. Consider the size of the bath proportionate to the size of your bathroom, and where it will be placed. You cannot just place an order for a bath that catches your eye without thinking if it will fit inside your bathroom. Make an exact measurement of the area where you want the bath to be placed and then decide on which bath will suit it best.
- Type. You can choose between inset and freestanding. You can choose from a host of available whirlpool baths from your dealer depending on where you prefer to place it in the bathroom. An inset whirlpool bath is fitted on the wall while a freestanding one can be placed virtually anywhere in a bathroom with ample space.
- Operation. A whirlpool bath can either be air-jet or water-jet driven. An air-jet bath has small holes placed in strategic areas that blow air that pound the water for a relaxing massage. It is also a lot easier to clean. A water-jet bath on the other hand recirculates the water in the bath, which makes it more relaxing and provides stronger water pulses compared to an air-jet version.
- Heating System. There are self-heating whirlpool baths that are more energy efficient. They reheat the water and make the temperature consistent throughout the bath. Should you opt to connect your bath to your home’s heating system, you have to make sure that it can handle the amount of water in the bath and not cause any problem with the whole system.
If you have an existing bath, but you want to replace it with a whirlpool bath, you can definitely do so, but not before taking into consideration the things mentioned above. This is also true if it will be your first bath for your bathroom. To make your purchase worthwhile, make sure the bath you select is the best one for you and other members of the household. You should also explore the bath’s full potential.