Do you want to replace your old bathtub with a more modern model? Whatever your situation, a leak problem or a bathroom renovation, know that there are many solutions to install a new bathtub or shower in your bathroom.
Here are all the reasons that can push you to renovate your shower space and especially all the explanations to succeed in easily changing your bathtub.
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Why replace your old bathtub?
There are several reasons you may consider replacing your old bathroom fixtures.
To alleviate the concerns of leaks and infiltrations
This is undoubtedly one of the most worrying situations. Indeed, it can happen that your bathtub is pierced or cracked, for example following the fall of a heavy object. Depending on the material of the tub, the size of the crack will be greater or lesser. While it is still possible to use repair kits sold on the market, to improve the seal of the tub, it is often more advantageous to replace the tub before there are any leak problems or even damage to the tubs. waters.
To replace a too damaged bathtub
Over time and over use, bathtubs tend to deteriorate. Scratches and stains are unsightly and prevent proper maintenance. One of the most fragile is the enamel tub, the coating of which tends to wear out easily. Then changing the tub is a practical solution that will definitely save you time.
To improve accessibility
For the safety of the elderly or those with reduced mobility, it is often advisable to replace the bathtub with a walk-in shower, such as the walk-in shower which, thanks to its extra flat tray, is on the same level. Another option is to install a shower enclosure with a sliding door. These models generally incorporate a non-slip tray, grab bars and a seat for better comfort.
To optimize the space of your bathrooms
Depending on the configurations of your bathrooms, to save space, changing your old bathtub is an interesting option. It is then possible to install a shower or to embed a small corner bath in a family bathroom.
To gain in comfort
You can also choose to replace your old bathtub with a model that simply offers more comfort. The installation of a hydromassage shower or a balneotherapy bathtub thus creates a space of well-being and relaxation in your bathroom. These sanitary facilities are equipped with a shower column and hydromassage jets. While the benefits of hydrotherapy are attracting more and more individuals, it is even possible to equip your bathroom with additional options such as chromotherapy or aromatherapy.
To save water
Here is a strong argument to convince you to change your old bathtub. The volume of water consumed for showering is significantly less than that used for bathing. Installing a shower cubicle or shower tray therefore promises you to limit your water consumption and reduce your bill.