The most classic tub type, alcove bathtubs consist of three walls and is built against the wall maximizing bathroom space. They are inexpensive and come in many different styles, however they are often not much larger than 60 in which can make them feel confining.
Corner bathtubs, like alcove baths, have a wall attachment but are usually only have one or two walls as opposed to the three required of an alcove bath. Corner baths are perfect for a creative design and can have built in cabinets adding storage space.
Clawfoot baths are popular choices for vintage styled bathrooms. Made of durable material such as cast iron, it's most notable feature is its four decorative feet. It is comprised of a slanted back portion with tall, straight sides for reclining.
Drop in tubs are mounted into an already existing surround, resulting in a lifted edge where the tub meets the surrounding surface. Relatively inexpensive, and easy to install, these bathtubs often include built in storage shelves.
Undermount bathtubs are a popular choice for bathrooms featuring marble and stone. These bathtubs are installed by attaching them to the underside of the counter instead of the top.
Jetted, spa style baths are perfect for achy and sore muscles. They are highly appealing for those who suffer from arthritis and chronic pain, as well as those who just like a good comforting soak.
For those with mobility issues, the walk in tub may be the perfect choice. Made with a built in seat, they feature relaxing jets and an easy entrance/exit out of the tub.