Aging in Place: Facts to Consider about Walk-in Tubs

Aging in place means preparing of your home to be a comfortable and safe environment as you get older through the installation of universal designs. Things like grab bars, shower seats, wheelchair accessible doorways, chair lifts for stairs, and curbless showers are all options that can be installed to help prevent falls and injuries within the home. One popular universal design choice among aging in place homeowners is walk-in tubs.

 
Traditional step-in showers and tubs can be dangerous to seniors or people with mobility issues. Walk-in bathtubs can be an easy solution to this problem. These unique tubs are designed with a door on the side, allowing for individuals to walk in and shut the door behind them, minimizing the risk of slipping or losing balance that is often presented when stepping into or out of a traditional tub. Read more

Walk-In Bathtubs

Check out this walk-in bathtub we recently installed, along with the great-looking tile surround. We are installing more and more walk- in bathtubs as a result of our aging population and our clients wanting to age in their homes rather than going to a retirement facility. This is a highly functional bathtub that is ideal for those who have problems getting in and out of a traditional bathtub. Simply open the door, step up about three inches, close the door, sit down, turn on the water and you are on your way to a safe and comfortable bath. Read more