Traditional bathtubs are difficult to use for elderly people and people with problems in their knees and people with mobility problems. Not only them but for any normal person mishaps can occur when getting in and out of the bathtub. For older people that bath alone it’s a problem getting in and out of the shower or tub.
For the elderly
Walk-in showers are the best solution for people with such problems. Walk-in showers and tubs are special because they have doors that can easily be opened or closed so that no mishaps occur in the bathroom. They are popular in homes of senior citizens and communities of retired people. But, they are also used by homeowners of all age range because it removes the possibility of a mishap when getting in and out of the shower completely.
For teenagers and kids
People worried about their teenage kids’, their own safety also buy these walk-in bath showers. It can be the next innovation for our remodeling project.
How do they function?
These walk-in showers have doors to them that can open and close to the front or to the side of them. You don’t have to lift your leg to enter the shower like you would have to do with the traditional tubs and showers.
The special sealing is prepared so that the water doesn’t leak out of place while the shower is on. You don’t have to worry about flooding the floors of your bathroom. The draining speeds in these showers are high to avoid other mishaps in the bathroom. The bather doesn’t have to stay in the room long for the water to drain which is a great advantage over the traditional showers and tubs.
These showers require a professional to fit them properly and the older water connections and routes are enough most of the time to get them fitted and working.
They come in various sizes and models and the designs of the door differ on each one. Go through shops and choose the one that is most durable in your price range.
The lower-end models of these bathtubs will cost you not more than $3000 but if you are opting for higher-end models that are pact with lots of features then you will end up paying $10000. Of course, this estimate might not be right for all of you.