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:

  • Seats
  • 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.

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