Important Things To Consider When You Buy a Walk in Tub or Handicap Accessible Shower
When you’re purchasing a walk in tub shower combo or handicap shower stall, you’ll want to make sure you get what you really want, without overpaying. First and foremost, you need to make sure you have enough room in the wet area of your bathroom for the tub or shower or do remodeling to accommodate. For walk in bathtubs you’ll need to be able to get the bathtub in the bathroom. Depending on the tub, sometimes it requires a 37” doorway to get it in. Aging Safely does carry a wide range of smaller walk in tubs that can accommodate doorways 24” wide and less. Furthermore, it’s vital to ensure your body will fit comfortably inside the walk in tub or handicap accessible shower seat.
Make sure to get the accessory options you really want. This is a one-time purchase and something you or a loved one will be able to enjoy for years to come. Hydrotherapy air bubbles simply feel amazing against the skin and can massage your body. All the handicap accessible bathtubs can also come with whirlpool water jets for a more aggressive massage. Add chromotherapy mood lights and lavender aromatherapy, and you’ve transformed an ordinary bathroom into your personal spa.
Put Bathroom Safety First
Aging Safely Baths carries a wide variety of walk in tubs and walk in showers for seniors that are designed with safety in mind. Above all consider the safety and mobility implications. You want to be able to enter the step in tub or shower confidently. Low threshold showers and wheelchair accessible transfer bathtubs make it easier to get in for those with mobility restrictions. The disability transfer bathtubs have a removable front panel so a caretaker can utilize a hydraulic lift to get the bather in and out of the tub. Several of the handicap shower models can come with a wheelchair ramp as well. This low threshold allows bathers to roll their wheelchair directly into the ADA shower.
Here are 10 important factors to consider before you purchase a walk in bathtub or handicapped shower.
- Does the walk in tub or handicap accessible shower fit through the doorway and in the bathroom wet area?
- Does your body size fit comfortably inside the handicap shower stall or walk in tub?
- What accessory options do you want? Hydrotherapy jets, internal grab bars, UV lights for killing bacteria, heated seats etc.
- Is shower threshold height or bathtub step in height conducive with mobility restrictions of bather?
- Is it affordable and within budget?
- Do you like how it looks? Does it match your bathroom décor?
- How long does it take to drain?
- Can the walk in tub be used as a standalone shower also?
- Does hot water heater accommodate to the amount of water needed to bathe?
- Does it have industry leading warranties?
Handicapped Shower And Walk In Bathtub Accessories You Want
If you’re looking into purchasing a new handicap shower or walk in bathtub, you’ll want to know all the options available. Aside from fitting the bathing appliance into the wet area of your bathroom, there are other variables to consider. But first and foremost, make sure it fits into your bathroom. Aging Safely sells handicap showers that are designed for bathers with mobility challenges and can come with built in seats, grab bars and a 5’ handheld shower. This makes it less stressful when the bather can sit while they shower or bath. Walk in bathtubs and roll in showers can come with safety features like a thermal mixing valve which makes controlling water temperature easier. This is a safety feature that may be a good option for some bathers who are unable to set the water temperature on their own. Click here to get a quote on a walk in shower with a seat.
Accessorize Your Handicap Shower
Handicap shower stalls don’t need to be basic and boring. Aging Safely Baths makes it easy to get creative and have fun. You can have a wheelchair accessible shower with a low threshold that also has beautiful decorative tile. Customize the tile, color and patterns you really want for your walk in shower. Adding a backsplash can make it more customized to your unique tastes. You can even get designer grab bars in multiple styles and colors. Get your new handicap shower system exactly how you want it. Aging Safely offers a wide variety of handicapped shower stalls that will fit into most bathrooms with ease. Choose from low threshold wheelchair friendly shower curbs as low as .75”, 1”, 2”, 3”, 4” or 5” shower pan curb. This makes entry into the shower easier for those who have a limited use of their legs or fear of falling in the shower. Customers can choose from several ADA compliant showers and non ADA compliant showers. All showers come with a 30-year manufacturer warranty against any type of defects. If you buy a walk in shower with a seat, it makes a lot of sense to add the safety accessory package for extra piece of mind.
Accessorize Your Walk In Tub
If you want quality and good bang for your buck, make sure to call Aging Safely Baths. Walk in tub manufacturers pricing can be all over the board. Aging Safely prides itself on always having upfront pricing that is fair, without sacrificing quality standards. You can get discounted prices on some of the best brand walk in tubs and handicap showers available. Ask about veteran and senior discounts.
Aging Safely Baths offers several top walk in tubs that are large and small, front entry walk in tubs or side. No matter what type of walk in tub you’re looking for, Aging Safely has numerous options to choose from. Adding the best accessories can turn an ordinary bathtub into a sophisticated bathing experience. Most walk in baths Aging Safely sells can come with air hydrotherapy jets, water whirlpool jets, chromatherapy mood lights, ADA safety grab bars, aromatherapy, ozone sterilization, UV lights, heated seats, dual drains, inline heaters, ministorm jets and safety speed drains. If you’re going to buy a walk in tub, you should get the one you really want and will enjoy. Once it is installed, being able to massage your body with hydrotherapy will be something you can enjoy for years to come.
Top National Brands, Everyday Low Prices
Aging Safely Baths only sells quality bathroom safety products from brands you can trust. Some national brands can be pretty expensive, yet have questionable quality and warranties. Aging Safely is a small family owned and operated business, but due to low overhead and marketing budget can offer some incredible prices. You want to choose a company you feel good about and get warranties you can count on. Aging Safely is a locally owned business that prides itself on providing exceptional customer service for less money. Aging Safely Baths makes it easy for you to find a wide variety of aging in place products for your bathroom that will match your style and be gentle on your budget.
Friendly Customer Service
Do you have a question? Aging Safely representatives are ready to help. There are numerous variables you want to think about when buying a handicap shower or walk in bath. Give Aging Safely a call today toll free at 1-888-779-2284(BATH) for a free no obligation consultation and estimate.