Have bathtubs lost their resale value?
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June 19, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Today's trend in renovative construction and aging in place remodeling is a preference towards showers versus bathtubs. What is the general consensus on this matter? Will removing a bathtub affect the resale value of a home?
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I can see having both, but tubs need to be more practical & accessible. No more water-guzzling monster tubs, that are difficult to get in out out of! Or "pretty" tubs where even a young, healthy person could easily hurt themselves getting in & out.
June 19, 2013 at 5:58PM        Thanked by Trending Accessibility
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Arlen Dau
I don't think your resale will be effected as long as you have at least one tub in the house. For small kids a tub is a must.
June 20, 2013 at 6:41AM      Thanked by Trending Accessibility
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There are discussions about this all of the time on Houzz. Here's a thread that is still being debated. http://www.houzz.com/discussions/518674#1141367
June 20, 2013 at 6:46AM      Thanked by Trending Accessibility
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Agreed, there are items / features that are timeless and invaluable to a house.
June 20, 2013 at 8:07AM      Thanked by Trending Accessibility
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