Some differences between acrylic and cast iron tubs are that acrylic tubs are made of synthetic materials; they are also light weight, come in many shapes and make good insulators, while cast iron tubs are generally heav... More »

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Care for a cast iron bathtub by rinsing the surfaces after each use and wiping them down with a soft cloth. Avoid use of abrasive or acidic cleaning materials, including white vinegar, whenever possible as they can etch ... More »

To restore a cast iron tub, first remove the rust with a power sander or sandpaper. Apply only light pressure in case the rust made the iron brittle. Once the rust is gone, clean the tub with a rag and liquid cleaner. Al... More »

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Porcelain tubs are relatively inexpensive, but they do not conduct heat well. Cast iron tubs are very heavy, but they maintain the temperature of bathwater longer. More »

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Clean an iron by using a paste of baking soda and water on the sole plate and dissolving any scale buildup in the reservoir and steam jet using vinegar. Take time to clean the steam vents using a cotton swab, and inspect... More »

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The temperature that an iron is capable of reaching depends largely on its wattage capacity; used correctly, a high wattage iron is capable of achieving 400 degrees Fahrenheit. The higher the wattage capacity of an iron,... More »

Rubbermaid plastic tubs are available in a wide variety of styles, shapes and sizes, including 15 quarts, 30 quarts, 41 quarts, 71 quarts and 95 quarts. Styles and shapes of Rubbermaid storage totes include latching-lid,... More »

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