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Cast Iron Baths

Advantages of having a bathtub made of cast iron.

Cast iron bathtubs often have a longer lifespan than other options, as well as a longer heat retention time and a more opulent appearance. Baths made of cast iron are typically preferred by customers for a variety of reasons, including the following:

  1. Long lasting: In comparison to steel or acrylics, cast iron is a more long-lasting material option. Baths made with cast iron often have a longer lifespan compared to other materials, which might result in higher initial investment.
  2. Bathtubs made of cast iron are better at retaining heat than other materials.

Why may cast iron bathtubs cost more?

When compared to other types of bathtubs such as steel, acrylic, and ceramic, the cost of a cast iron bath may be higher. This is due to the fact that cast iron bathtubs are typically:

  • More challenging to create, your need a large industrial complex to manufacture an enormous furnace!
  • Raw materials
  • Harder to install primarily because of lifting the bath into location.

Cast iron bathtubs, on the other hand, might end up being more cost-effective in the long term since they are substantially more resistant to dents, scratches, and other forms of damage. Additionally, you have the option of purchasing a pre-owned cast iron bathtub and having it restored by a cast iron bathtub Specialist Restoration Service.

Cast iron bathtubs may be easily maintained and repaired on a budget.

As was discussed earlier, cast iron bathtubs tend to have a longer lifespan than their counterparts and are also more resistant to wear and tear. You can keep your bathtub looking as brand new as the day you got it with just a little amount of routine maintenance in the bathroom.

How to properly maintain a bathtub made of cast iron

A mild cleaning solution and a delicate cleaning cloth are all that is required to maintain and clean your bathtub. Full cleaning of the bathtub should be done once a week, and you should always give it a quick wipe-down after using it.

Maintaining a consistent cleaning schedule will provide you with the opportunity to inspect the item for any signs of deterioration, such as chips or cracks. Never allow water to pool in a cast iron bath for long periods, it will lead to erosion of the enamel.

One of the simplest and most effective methods to extend the life of your bathtub is to keep it dry after use, do not allow pooling and repair cracks and chips.  for advise on this please contact us.

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