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Shop for Kitchen & Bathroom Fixtures in Niagara Region

Bathroom and kitchen faucets are among the most used appliances in any home, so it only makes sense to choose fixtures that appeal to your sense of taste while fulfilling your needs. Through our network of suppliers J. Muro Plumbing & Heating Ltd. can offer a huge selection of quality kitchen and bathroom fixtures in the Niagara Region, including faucets and sinks, bathtubs, showerheads and more. We offer fixtures to satisfy any taste, from high-end models in your choice of finishes that incorporate many functional features to economical utilitarian designs.

The Differences between Acrylic and Fiberglass Bathtubs

When it comes to choosing a bathtub that is right for your needs there are a number of factors to consider, including size, shape, color, design and of course, material.

Two of the most popular materials for contemporary bathtubs are acrylic and fiberglass. Although these materials look similar, they are manufactured differently and each one has its own advantages and disadvantages.


Acrylic bathtubs are formed by heating and molding sheets of acrylic, which are then reinforced with fiberglass.
Fiberglass bathtubs, also called FRP, are produced by spraying a polyester resin, or gelcoat onto a mold.

Acrylic Pros and Cons

Acrylic bathtubs are extremely durable, easy to clean and don't scratch easily, However, they are significantly more expensive.

Fiberglass Pros and Cons

Fiberglass bathtubs are among the most affordable tubs, however, the finish is less resistant to scratching and tends to fade in colour over time.


Give us a call at 905-871-6705 for more information or to discuss your needs.

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