American Standard Devonshire Tub Review – Is It A Quality Bath Tub?

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From one of the highest quality bathtub makers, Kohler introduces the Devonshire Tub. With a beautifully manufactured design, this traditional bath sports elegant lines with a sleek silhouette.

Bathing is imperative in your daily routine, so why not do so in comfort? Sit back and relax with lumbar supports and armrests. With a beautiful old-world feel that has the possibility to fit into a modern bathroom, the Devonshire will give you the best of both worlds.

Looking for an affordable option? Look no further, this affordable bathtub will allow you to add a bit of luxury into your daily routine, without the high price.

Kohler Devonshire Specifications

MaterialAcrylic
Drain locationLeft or Right-hand option
InstallationThree Wall Alcove




Colors
  • #0 White Chrome

  • #47 Almond

  • #NY Dune® Brushed Nickel

  • #G9 Sandbar

  • #58 Thunder™ Grey
Codes/StandardsCSA B45.5/IAPMO Z124
ADA Compliant?No
Basin area, bottom42" x 20" (1067 mm x 508 mm)
Basin area, top51" x 24" (1295 mm x 610 mm)
Weight80 lbs (36.3 kg)
Minimum floor load41 lbs/ft² (200.2 kg/m²)
Water capacity60 gal (227.1 L)
Water depth14" (356 mm)
Minimum flat for door2-1/2" (64 mm)

Safety Features

Slip and fall accidents can be fatal. By providing a textured floor, you are always sure to have good footing while using this tub.

Variety of Color Options

Everyone deserves to have the bathroom of their dreams. With the Devonshire Tub, you are given that option. Choose from five beautiful colors:

  • American Standard Princeton Tub ReviewWhite
  • Almond
  • Dune
  • Sandbar
  • Thunder™ Grey

Retains Heat

Warm water is the best way to soothe your body after a long day. Made from premium acrylic material, the Devonshire tub from Kohler will stay warm for the entirety of your bathing session.

Extreme Comfort

  • Molded lumbar support
  • Armrests
  • Space for candles or soaps

Easy Installation

American Standard Princeton Tub ReviewDue to its lightweight acrylic makeup and alcove placement, the Kohler Devonshire allows for easy installation or placement on an upper floor.

Limited Warranty

The name Kohler behind a product means you will never need to worry regarding the warranty. Covered under the KOHLER® Plastic Baths and Receptors Lifetime Limited Warranty.

Left or Right Drainage Options

Regardless of your bathroom set up, this tub comes in a model to accommodate you:

  • K-1184-LA: Left-hand drain
  • K-1184-RA: Right-hand drain

Deep and Comfortable

Whether you are a tall individual or looking to share the space with a partner, this is a large tub. There is space to place candles or scrubs. The large space can also be useful for bathing pets.

Coordinate with Other Devonshire Products

Coordinates with other products in the Devonshire collection such as:

  • American Standard Princeton Tub ReviewK-7161-AF 1-1/2″ adjustable pop-up drain above- or through-floor
  • K-7213 27″ Cable Bath Drain
  • K-7214 27″ Cable Bath Drain
  • K-7259 Brass toe tap bath drain
  • K-37380 30″ Rough-in Cable Bath Drain
  • K-37383 Rough-in cable bath drain, PVC, 30″ cable with tubing
  • K-702200-G54 Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-702200-G73 Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-702200-L Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-702205-L Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-706000-D3 Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-706000-L Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-706003-L Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-706004-D3 Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-706004-L Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-706007-L Frameless Sliding Bath Door
  • K-23726 Drain treatment
  • K-23732 Tub & shower cleaner

Integral Apron and Flange

An integrated tile flange helps to prevent water from seeping behind wall it is attached to. This also simplifies alcove installation

Not ADA Compliant

The Americans with Disabilities Act Foundation has provided guidelines for the safety of those with disabilities. Unfortunately, this bath does not adhere to those standards.

If you or someone you love has mobility issues, it would be recommended to purchase a different tub.

Pros
  • Molded lumbar support and armrests
  • Integrated apron
  • Textured bottom surface for safety
  • Able to coordinate with other products in the Devonshire collection
  • Lightweight
  • Simple installation
  • Integral flange prevents water from seeping behind wall
Cons
  • Does not last as long as cast iron tubs
  • Not ADA compliant

What to Consider Before Purchasing

  • American Standard Princeton Tub ReviewWrap the base with insulation during installation
  • Measure the area where you plan to install
  • Has a high sill, and is not ADA compliant.
  • Not a good choice for young children or seniors
  • This tub is made from acrylic material and should be good for at least 10-15 years of use.

An Elegant, Deep Soaking Tub

The Kohler Devonshire comes with a few quirks that prevent it from being the bathtub for everyone. If you are looking for a bathtub to bathe your children, you or someone you love is aging or has mobility issues, then this might not be the tub for you.

Despite this, with right or left-hand drainage options, easy installation, and textured bottom surface for safety there are many positive aspects of this tub as well.

If you are looking for a tub that will keep your bath water warmer, for longer, in an elegant design, you will definitely enjoy this tub.

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