As one of the leaders in bathroom industry, it should come as no surprise that American Standard tubs are rated highly by consumers. But with the amount of styles to choose from alongside newer innovations, it can be quite difficult picking one from the many. We've streamlined this process for you by analyzing what we believe to be the best rated bathtubs so you don't have to.
This detailed look into their specifications will let you know if they are a good fit for your bathroom or not.
2461.002.020 Cambridge - A tub measuring five feet utilizing the sturdy Americast material which is really a mixture of steel bonded with a porcelain surface which gives it the best of both worlds in terms of durability and ease of maintenance thanks to its glossy surface.
Outside the general build quality, it's slip resistant and features an outlet on the right hand side. It's also got a width of thirty two inches which enables it to slot nicely into most alcove installations.
It may not be the deepest product out there with the manufacturer noting it can hold between fifty and sixty gallons, but this could work well in a compact bathroom environment where space is a premium.
7236VC.020 Evolution - For those people wanting a product with the utmost relaxation settings, this drop in, whirlpool tub from the Evolution range could be ideal. Users will be spoilt with a number of different jet options including the hydro massage system which will help soothe your muscles after a long day. In total, there are ten differing jet settings to choose from, all of which runs off a 2.1 horse power motor.
It is made of the ever popular acrylic, with whats known as an EverClean surface that makes it simple to clean and wash down after each use.
It's received a number of positive reviews to date. So far outweighing the negatives. However, it's well worth looking into some of this feedback yourself to get the full picture.
2764014M202.011 Cadet - For those of you with a more spacious washroom, you will no doubt enjoy what a freestanding bath from the cadet range has to offer. You can expect a deeper soaking experience compared to standard drop in or undermount options.
It measures 66 by 32 by 23 inches and weighs 120 pounds. It's exterior comes in an Arctic white color and it comes with the full package, ie a faucet with a hand spray finished in chrome.
Something that this particular model offers that plenty of others don't is its wider than average storage deck round the sides. Perfect for soap and other accessories.
Materials - Cast iron, acrylic, fiberglass, stone, metal. These are all potential candidates to go with. But what one suits your needs? Our guide covers this in detail, with a list describing which the most durable is through to the least.
Depth - Water depth should certainly be considered. This along with how many gallons the tub holds should give you a rough idea of how much water coverage you will be getting. This goes hand in hand with how long and wide a product is too. We have a guide on 54, 56, and 72 inch products.
Type - Is a alcove tub suitable for your bathroom? Or would a freestanding bathtub be better? Are you after a specific style like a slipper or claw feet bathtubs. These are all question you should know the answer to before shopping.
Faucet - Does the product come with a faucet / water lines? These are things you should know before spending any money, because if they aren't you may end up going over your set budget.
Alternative brands - There are a number of manufacturers that compete in this industry. Kohler, Sterling, Woodbridge, and Kingston Brass among them. Spend some time researching into each brand, and compare the products side by side before making a decision.
American Standard have a great range of choice when it comes to styles, materials, and price ranges. We've hand picked a few bathtubs that stood out from the crowd for reasons outlined above. However, you should always do your own due dilligence and make use of consumer feedback where possible to highlight both the positive and negative things about them.