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How to Choose the Perfect Tub to Make Bathtime Even More Enjoyable

If you are planning a bathroom renovation, it is important to determine the size of the bathtub before starting things. How comfortable you will feel during a bath depends on the size of the tub.

5-Minute Crafts will help you figure out how to create the perfect bath.

How to pick a bathtub according to your height

If you like to lie in the bath often and cannot imagine your day without it, you’ll want your bathtub to be as comfortable as possible and ideally suited for you. A standard tub size of 59 inches to 67 inches long will be comfortable enough for an average adult. But if you want to get maximum comfort and lie in the bath with outstretched legs, then you can choose a tub according to your height.

To do this, you need to sit on the floor with your legs extended. Measure the distance from the tips of your toes to the coccyx. Add a few inches to the resulting length to move freely. The resulting length will be the most suitable. You can comfortably lie in a bathtub of this length with your legs outstretched.

How to pick a bathtub according to its intended use

To sit and chill:

Bathtubs of different types will have different standard sizes. But usually, bathtubs are 59 inches to 67 inches long. This size provides enough space for an average adult to fully submerge their feet in the water while sitting upright. However, for a tall person, such a bath will not provide enough space.

To lie down and relax:

The solution for tall people is to choose a large bathtub. They usually measure 71 inches long and 31 inches wide. A bathtub of this length will be comfortable for a person whose height is about 6 feet.

To bathe children:

In our family, if children take more baths than adults, then the size of the bathtub will not matter since even the smallest bathtub will be comfortable for a tiny child. However, remember that a bathtub with sides that are too high may be uncomfortable for you while bathing your child.

5 Accessories that can help you get the most out of your bathing experience

To make your bathtime even more enjoyable, you can add these accessories to your bath:

  • A bamboo tray — you can place the essentials for bathing on it, like a book, a cup of tea, a smartphone, or a tablet.
  • A pillow — if you want to experience maximum comfort, just start using a bath pillow. A bath pillow will support your neck and help you relax completely.
  • A compact waterproof Bluetooth speaker — this way, you can listen to your favorite songs or watch movies right in the bath.
  • Scented candles — the flickering of the light will fill your bathroom with an incredible atmosphere. Turn off the lights, light the candles, and enjoy!
  • Bath salts soaking in a warm bath filled with bath salts is the perfect way to end a hard day. Bath salts can soothe muscles and hydrate the skin.
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