Our team at TightSeal Exteriors & Baths completed this bathtub replacement in West Bend, WI. These homeowners in West Bend, WI were looking for bathtub replacement and bathroom remodel for several reasons. First, the bathtub was stained and difficult to clean. No matter how much you would clean, the bathtub looked stained and dirty. This is common issue we run into as a bathroom remodeler- fiberglass bathtubs, if not cleaned and maintained properly will stain and absorb water. The result is unsightly discoloration, mold and mildew.
The fiberglass bathtub was also losing its enamel coating. In this case homeowners are left with the option of a bathtub replacement or reglazing their bathtub. When it comes to fiberglass bathtub styles, homeowners are very limited in style, color and texture. This is often why homeowners choose to contact a bathroom contractor for a an acrylic bathtub replacement. With acrylic bathtub replacements there is a wide variety of colors, textures and styles. Fiberglass bathtubs will also easily scratch and fading happens quickly. This West Bend homeowner opted for a full bathtub replacement.
- Old fiberglass bathtub was discolored and enamel was chipping off
- Fiberglass bathtubs are prone to chipping, discoloration, mold and mildew
- Fiberglass bathtub styles are prone to fading and scratches
- Poor durability
- Fiberglass bathtub styles are very limited in color and texture
This homeowner in West Bend was looking for a bathtub replacement that would be easier to clean, little maintenance and resist to mold, mildew, discoloration, chips and scratches. They were also looking for a different style in their bathroom. They wanted to ditch the plain white wall surround for something more colorful and modern looking. Often this is an issue with fiberglass bathtubs as they do not come in a variety of styles or colors.
Fiberglass are also less durable and tend to have a lifespan between 10-15 years. The West Bend homeowners opted for a full acrylic bathtub replacement and surround. The new bathtub replacement in West Bend will be very lightweight yet durable and able to withstand chipping, cracking and fading. This is often why homeowners opt for this type of bathtub replacement. When deciding what type of bathroom remodel is right for, ask your bathroom contractor for the pros and cons of each style to find what is right for you. If you are looking for a bathtub replacement that is low maintenance and requires little cleaning, ask your bathroom renovation team if acrylic is right for you.
- Bathtub Replacement is new and modern looking
- New tub is resistant to mold, mildew, chips, scratches and fading
- Homeowners love how easy it is to clean
We replaced the old bathtub with a beautiful, new acrylic bathtub and surround. The surround looks like stone and adds a touch of sophistication and elegance to the bathroom, without all the hassle of real stone. It is very simple to clean and maintain. This is why many people chose acrylic bathtubs, because they are virtually maintenance free and you do not have to worry about mold or mildew. The homeowner reported how much easier it is to clean. Our bathroom renovation team installed this bathtub and surround in less than a day.
Are you struggling with your old bathtub? Do you have a fiberglass bathtub and you’re experiencing some of the struggles stated above? Give us a call! We have the experience and knowledge to help you tackle your bathroom remodeling project.