Japanese bathrooms are different from other types of bathrooms in terms of their design and the design of the bathtub. In every typical Japanese bathroom, you will find a bathtub, which is called Yubune. The most distinct feature of this type of bathtub from the bathtubs of the west is that they are deeper in construction. Japanese bathtubs are deep in order to allow the individuals to have the deep soaking while bathing. Soaking you completely in water helps in stimulating the feeling of relaxation which makes you feel better. Thus, Japanese bathing style is not only about cleansing yourself but a way to rejuvenate your mind and body.
Construction material of the Japanese soaking tubs
Originally, these tubs were made up of wood to give the natural essence in bathing and promote more relaxing effect in the natural way. However, with the passage of time, there is a revolution in the design and material of the Japanese bathtub. These are now available in plastic and acrylic which gives a contemporary look to your bathroom and makes it attractive also. As compared to the size of the bathtubs from West, the Japanese bathing and soaking tubs are bigger in size also such that about 2-3 people can soak at the same time.
Temperature controlling bathtubs
Japanese bathing culture is distinguishable from the bathing culture of other parts of the world. The deep soaking bathtub is filled with warm water to heal the body. For this, the bathtub is filled with warm water and it is covered completely until you take a bath. Modern bathtubs are fitted with water re-circulation system to maintain its temperature.