How to buy and care for antique bathtubs

Dan Hide of Stiffkey Bathrooms tells us what to look for when buying a secondhand bathtub

In this downloadable guide, Dan Hide of Stiffkey Bathrooms in Norfolk, specialist dealers in French and English antique baths and bathroom furniture, tells us what to look for when buying a secondhand bathtub. Get the lowdown on keeping your tub sparkling clean and how best to restore any scrapes and scratches. Plus, take note of key designs to keep your eyes peeled for at auction. 

Cut-out-and-keep guides such as this one are featured in every issue of Homes & Antiques, giving you the inside track on collecting, buying and restoring antique and vintage finds. So that you don't have to take a page out of your favourite magazine, we feature the guides in the collectors' guides section of our website. Simply click on the link below to download the printer-friendly page.

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First published in Homes & Antiques' October 2016 issue. Back issues are still available. To purchase a copy click here.

Keen to see more? Discover eight steps to an eclectic bathroom here. 

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