Walk-In Tubs Walk-In Tubs
Walk-in tubs are specialized devices for bathing that do not require users to step over a wall to enter.
Walk-In Tub Features
Walk-in tubs are designed to fit into bathrooms in much the same manner as a standard bathing tub. The difference in the design lies in the fact it will have a watertight door that can be opened and closed for entry. While people need to enter before walk in tubs are filled, these models often provide features that make this a minor inconvenience. Standard features of walk in tubs beyond the doors include:
- Rapid heating options
- Fast draining for quicker exit
- Slip resistant floors
- Safety bars
Reasons to Consider Walk-In Tubs
There are a number of reasons why some people are motivated to look at walk-in tubs rather than standard designs. They include:
- Safety and independence - Walk-in tubs are commonly used in homes where residents have mobility issues. This type of tub can facilitate a person remaining independent and not requiring assistance with bathing.
- Appearance - Walk in tubs have a unique appearance that some people simply prefer over standard designs.
- Luxury - Some walk in tubs are designed with luxury in mind. They might include Jacuzzi settings, additional heat, and more.