An invention for the relaxation of the people that is bath in about 65% of all German households and already popular for centuries. It is an oval-shaped container, in which the body can be cleaned and is generally intended for personal hygiene. Natural bath, such as, for example, pools at hot springs, human and animal alike for cleaning be used already for several millennia. A bad era baths were used early in a laundry room or kitchen and manufactured as a Washtub. Only in the course of time, there was the first free-standing with feet bathtubs. As the spread of own bath in Germany was well received, fitting tubs were built, which consisted only of a bowl. From that time until today bathtubs made from many different materials. The Roman stones at that time took to build their first swimming pools with pool.

In Pylos, there is even a clay bath. Since the Middle Ages was reinforced on Wood back under attack. From the 19th century bathtubs were finally made from galvanized iron sheet. 1906, then produced cast iron pans were replaced by enamelled steel bathtubs manufactured by the Baral Ranke works. Since 1990, there were to acquire finally sinks made of plastic.

Also available in copper or marble, that are however rarely encountered due to higher production and material costs. Three different types of bathtub are manufactured today. In addition to the most purchased Twill long bath, also seat bath can be purchased, which, as the name implies, allow a sitting upright. The corner bathtub and various designs for several people, such as, for example, the pool, soon followed. A bath that has an injection for hot water, Jacuzzi or whirlpool is called and enjoys great popularity. One nowadays commercially available bathtub has an approximate capacity of approximately 140 litres of water. The bath is already used in agriculture. There, it serves as a kind of animal drinking provided with water filled on the grazing of animals. In some parts of Germany, also known as bathtub races on rivers are organized. In art, the bathtub already occupies a permanent place. So the men’s bathroom should probably”by the cartoonist and comic Loriot be the best-known figures, whose venue is a bathtub. Hilde Kammoun