Whether you own a new or old home claw foot bath tubs look great in any home and available in a number of different sizes and designs. They are both comfortable and function quit well despite being a design that is more than 100 years old. With Victorian bathtubs becoming more popular the transition from modern to classical looks can only add character and charm in contrast to modern bathtubs. If a claw foot bathtub is what your looking for, we have listed below a number of things to consider and be mindful of when shopping for a clawfoot bathtub.Antique clawfoot bath tubs are very heavy therefore you should make sure your floor can support the weight. This is especially import on second floor bathrooms and over basements.Reproduction are appealing in that are considerably lighter than antique claw foot bath tub yet posses all of the style and elegance of an antique bathtub. Old claw foot bath tubs were made from a very heavy cast iron material.