How to Find the Cheapest Walk-In Tubs
Mar 03, 2016
Here you will find four examples, two of which are American and two of which are made in China, with their specifications listed next to each other. We've decided to pick four models within the $900 - $1,600 range so that you could get a better picture of what you get back for your money and what the pros and cons are.
Click here to get a general overview of the prices of walk-in tubs.
One good look at our table below and you will notice a few differences that distinguish American from Chinese models:
More features for less money sounds hard to resist indeed, but there is one thing missing you have to consider before rushing into a purchase you might regret.
The quality of a walk-in tub boils down to:
To avoid missing the crucial details or asking the right questions, visit this section for all the information you need on ensuring quality.
|Brand Name||American Standard||Homeward Bath||Hanse Industrial||Hanse Industrial|
|Country of Manufacture||USA||USA||China||China|
|Tub Depth (in.)||0.0||18.5||~||~|
|Tub Height (in.)||37||24.5||78||37.4|
|Tub Length (in.)||60||39.5||63||47|
|Tub Width (in.)||30||17||37.4||30.7|
|Door Swing||N/A||Left Hand||Left Hand||Right Hand|
|Exterior Bath Shape||Rectangle||Rectangle||Oval in Rectangle||Rectangle|
|Included||No additional components or accessories are included||No additional components or accessories are included||Door Shower Screen, Water Pipe & Valve||Multi-Function Shower Deck|
|Maximum Number of Occupants||1||1||1||1|
|Product Weight (lb.)||160||213||265||287|
|Tub Features||Wheelchair Accessible, Built-In Flange, Slip-Resistant Tub||Built-In Flange, Slip-Resistant Tub||Combo Massage (Air and Whirlpool), Slip-Resistant Tub, Waterproof Headrest||Adjustable Whirlpool Massage, Slip-Resistant Tub|
|Tub Installation Type||Top Mount||Apron-Front||Apron-Front||Freestanding|
|Water Capacity (gallons)||0||50||60||50|
|Certifications and Listings||1-UL Listed, ANSI Certified, ASTM Compliant||ETL Listed||~||~|
|Manufacturer Warranty||Limited 10-Year||Limited 3-Year||~||~|