Making your home a safer place is an important thing to do no matter what stage of life you’re in! Here are five simple, easy tips to improve the safety of your home for now and the future. Continue reading
aka Water Dam or Collapsible Water Barrier.
Water stopper is a flexible rubber strip that adhere to a shower floor and blocks water from running out onto the floor. Ours can be used on our accessible roll-in shower thresholds or can be used on acrylic or tile thresholds. Continue reading
- Part 1 Accessible product choices
- Part 2 Bather considerations
- Part 3 Installation considerations
- Part 4 Feature and Benefit considerations
Fill and Drain Time.
It can take a long long time to fill and drain your tub and when you are wet, you might quickly get cold waiting for the tub to drain. Make sure that your tub has fixtures that fill the tub quickly. Best Bath walk-in tubs will fill in under 6 minutes. Slide-in bathtubs like the Aquassure ADL Spa will fill in less than 3 minutes. Some other very popular walk-in tubs may take up to 15 minutes to fill.
Drain times range form 90 seconds to 5 minutes or more. 2″ drains and multiple drains speed drain time. Continue reading
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Is a walk-in tub right for you?Walk-in bathtubs require the bather to be able to walk to enter and exit the bathtub. If the bather has declining mobility or a high likelihood of needing assistance to bathe, then a walk-in bathtub might not be the right choice. A better choice might be a barrier-free shower or a slide-in bathtub, like the Active Living Spa tub. Continue reading
Walk-in bathtubs have a footwell with deep water. Often the depth of the water can be the equivalent of having a hot-tub or swimming pool in your home, with the added danger that it is difficult to reach someone in the footwell from outside the bathtub. Continue reading