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What are pros cons of acrylic fiberglass cast iron bathtubs?


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Answered 2007-10-21 18:00:58

Cast Iron tubs the finish is stronger in most cases then fiberglass BUT there are new acrylic tubs like Americast that are just as strong (and cost the same) as Cast

Cast Iron will not shift like the plastic tubs do BUT you do have a lot more heat loss as the mass of the cast iron is hard to keep warm.

Acrylic tubs you have to be extra careful what cleaning agents to use as the finish can scratch more easily

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