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Buying a Steel Whirlpool Bath: What You Need to Know


When it comes to buying a new whirlpool bath, there are plenty of choices to make. From the style to the finish to the jet layout… the list goes on. But there’s one decision that may seem so fundamental you might actually overlook it: the material the bath is made from. With acrylic taking pole position as the most common whirlpool bath material, we thought we’d explore the world of steel whirlpool baths. A luxurious and versatile alternative that’ll suit any bathroom, here’s everything you need to know about steel whirlpool baths.

Why choose a steel whirlpool bath?

First things first: what exactly are the reasons for choosing a steel whirlpool bath over an acrylic shell? Well, the first thing to note is that steel baths are not at all metallic; so if you’re picturing a Victorian tin bath – think again! Steel whirlpool baths are covered with smooth enamel, giving them a flawless finish to effortlessly match any other bath material. In terms of pure benefits, steel whirlpool baths are solidly built and incredibly durable, giving them a long lifespan. They’re also excellent at retaining the heat of a whirlpool bath, meaning you can enjoy a relaxing soak for longer than ever before.

Shape and design options for steel whirlpool baths

As you’ll no doubt be aware, steel is one of the most widely used materials in the world. In regards to whirlpool baths, this fact means that you’ll find any number of different shell shapes and designs, each one adaptable in terms of its whirlpool jets layout. Some of the most well-known steel whirlpool bath manufacturers include both Kaldewei and Roca, and you can see from a quick glance that these steel whirlpool baths are fully equipped for the modern lifestyle. You can choose from 6, 8, or 11 whirlpool jets, and enjoy the sheer strength, durability, and longevity that only steel can provide.

Steel whirlpool baths in the long-term

When you’re looking to invest in a new whirlpool bath, you want to be 100% sure that your investment will be a long-lasting one. For this reason, steel whirlpool baths make an excellent choice. The steel used in the construction of all of the steel whirlpool baths we provide is time-tested and proven to last longer than many shell material alternatives. In addition, every steel whirlpool bath that we sell is covered by a 20-year shell warranty so you’ll have complete peace of mind that your bath will last at least two decades – but likely far, far longer. If that’s not quite enough to convince you, all of our steel whirlpool baths also come bundled with a 10-year pipework warranty and a 1-year electrical warranty. With all that as standard, the only question you have to answer is, which steel whirlpool bath is right for you?

Now that you’re all caught up on the ins-and-outs of this stylish bathroom addition, feel free to explore our extensive range of steel whirlpool baths. Have a question? Call the team today.

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