Our team at TightSeal Exteriors & Baths completed this bathtub replacement in Franklin, WI. The old bathtub was made of fiberglass and very old. Many older homes have a bathtub that is original to the home. This kind of fiberglass bathtub is very heavy and difficult to remove. The Franklin homeowners were unhappy with their old bathtub because it was yellowing and it needed an upgrade. This bathtub in the Franklin home was over 30 years and needed to come out. The fixtures were also old and needed to be replaced with something more modern and functional. These franklin homeowners also wanted something more accessible. While most homeowners who are concerned with accessibility typically remove their tub and replace it with a walk-in shower, these homeowners opted for a bathtub replacement and decided to add in custom grab bars to make the bathtub replacement safer.
The old bathtub was discolored and yellowing. This is a common complaint with fiberglass tubs- they are prone to chipping, fading and discoloration. This type of older style bathtub unfortunately also tends to have poor durability and very limited in color and styles. The homeowners’ new bathtub replacement in Franklin will be available in many colors, styles and textures. The new bathtub replacement in Franklin will also have custom shower caddy options available, whereas the old fiberglass tub was very limited in storage space.
Fiberglass bathtubs tend to be less durable and last between 10-15 years. Without proper maintenance it prone to chipping, cracking and fading. The new bathtub replacement in Franklin will be made of acrylic material. This material is extremely durable and virtually maintenance free. Little upkeep is required to keep the new bathtub replacement free of mold, mildew, discoloration or chipping. The acrylic bathtub replacement is also extremely lightweight.
The new bathtub replacement in Franklin is modern looking and beautiful. It is no longer yellow looking or discolored. The acrylic bathtub and wall surround will stay looking new and beautiful for years to come with its low maintenance technology.
Our bathroom contractor team also installed custom grab bars for the Franklin homeowners. This helps make the bathroom handicap accessible, a smart idea for those who are aging or have limited mobility. The new shower shelves will give the homeowners more storage space for their personal hygiene products while looking very clean and modern.
Do you have an old fiberglass tub you are thinking about replacing? Or is your bathtub old and ugly? Call your bathroom contractor team at TightSeal Exteriors & Baths! We’ve worked with homeowners just like you to find a solution that works for you and your family. Whether you are looking for a bathtub replacement, walk-in shower or bathtub to shower conversion, our bathroom contractor experts have the skills and experience to get your bathroom remodeling project done right.
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