Two products to cover your bathtub’s overflow drain & fill a shallow tub higher

I really cannot believe my life sometimes. Here I am: Writing about the The Deep Water Bath or one of a number of other similar products. If you goofed like me, and bought a tub that only fills 8.5 inches up to the overflow drain, looks like you can get you one of these and let your tub fill up high enough for a real soaker.  And, if you buy from Amazon by clicking on this little widget, *disclosure* I make a teensy commission.  Hey: I’m in — literally and figuratively. And figuratively – literally and figuratively. Oh how I can just make myself laugh and laugh and laugh sometimes.

Update July 2016: A reader also recommended this style drain: American Standard Deep Soak Tub Drain. Another interesting option to check out!


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  1. bepsf says

    Those deep water bath thingies are great!
    I received one as a gift and use it all the time – both at home and while bathing aboard ship!

  2. Vanessa Bugge says

    Hey Pam, I have the one pictured in your post. It’s GREAT!!! I was pleasantly surprised that it really works well and keeps the water from sneaking through and escaping through the overflow drain. The hole on the top is also good to keep from causing a flood in the bathroom. 🙂

    Happy Soaking!!

  3. Janne says

    Oh you lucky ones!

    Our overflow is much bigger than these and also has a handle for the bottom drain installed in the middle of it…no way to cover it. Have been looking for a way to fix it since I moved in 2 1/2 years ago so I could finally take advantage of having a bathtub 🙁

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