Walk In Bathtubs and Remodeling in Aloha, OR
Many perspective home buyers are looking for homes with
accommodations. It may be a good investment to update your shower’s accessibility, including considering a walk-in bathtub.
Accessible tubs and showers
For people with limited mobility, installing an accessible tub
helps maintain Independence allowing them to stay in their own home. Walk in bathtubs often have a lower threshold, and accessories, such as, grab bars and shower benches. Many are beautifully designed with safety as a top priority.
Someone using a walking bathtub enters over the low threshold step, closes the watertight door behind them. and then fills the tub with water. If you are just using the shower you would just use the shower as normal no need to wait for the tub to fill.
Walk in tubs provide a safe way to take a bath. A person can sit down in the tub and let the water fill.
The water depth in a walk-in tub is deeper than a traditional
tub, allowing the body to be more submerged in the water while still sitting upright.
Most walk-in tubs have a built in handheld shower. Other models have the ability to add one if you want.
Walk-in bathtubs have a textured floor which reduces the
potential for slipping or falling.
They have a low threshold, rather than having to step over the high side of a tub.
Walk in bathtubs also have built in grab bars.
They have leak proof doors. When the door is latched it
makes a watertight seal. Inward opening doors, reduce the
potential of water leakage or spilling during a bath.