Nothing says relaxation quite like enjoying a bath in the privacy of your home. Having a walk-in bathtub lets you continue to enjoy bathing when mobility issues might be holding you back otherwise. Whether you like mood lighting and music, or you want a soothing massage or heat therapy, there are many options that you can add to your Shreveport bathtub install to create the perfect environment.
Chromo therapy mood lighting allows you to create soothing or stimulating color in your bath. Mood lighting can shift gradually between colors to enhance your bathing experience, or can stay on one solid color if you prefer. Different colors of light can have a different effect. Blue is soothing and calming, and has even been shown to reduce blood pressure. Yellow brings a sense of happiness and well-being. Red is stimulating and energizing, and can increase your heart rate. Some bathtub systems install lighting into your tub, where it changes the color of the water to truly immerse you in the experience.
Having a jetted tub can feel truly decadent. Water jets provide a soothing, gentle massage which can aid in relaxation and assist in relaxing tense muscles. Hydrotherapy can also improve blood circulation, stimulate the lymphatic system, and diminish stress. Although one concern some people have with jetted tubs is the difficulty in cleaning the jets, but an auto-gravity purge system dries out the lines, preventing mildew.
Enjoying the radio, whether it's your favorite radio program or a soothing jazz station, is a terrific way to augment your bathing experience. A waterproof, accessible radio is important, as it will allow you to control the station and volume without leaving the comfort of your bath.
Adding scented bath salts or bubble bath to your tub can really enhance the sensory experience. Try lavender for relaxation, peppermint for energy, and rosemary to stimulate your mind. If you have dry skin, look for moisturizing formulas that will nourish your skin as you bathe.
Taking a bath can be a relaxing ritual or a therapeutic practice. A reputable Shreveport bathtub install company can work with you to get you on your way to relaxation.
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