Decorating & Design
September 12, 2017
Which Clawfoot Tub Is Right For You?
Price aside, weight is a factor when deciding between cast-iron and acrylic tubs. Getting a cast-iron model up to a third floor or through doors can be a deal (and back) breaker. Find the pros and cons of each option below.
The heavy-duty construction resists chips but weighs in at 300 to 500 pounds. Still, nothing beats the old world feel.
These tubs retain water’s heat well and are often pre-primed, so the sides are easy to paint. Avoid abrasive cleaners, which can scratch the finish.