Aside from improved safety and accessibility, a walk-in bath can benefit your health. Its warm water can soothe your muscles, reduce stress and improve blood circulation. This feature is ideal for your aging loved ones because they include safety features like non-slip surfaces, cozy seating, safety bars, low threshold, and more.
Ask these questions during your consultation to ensure you have a walk-in bath that meets your needs.
Which Walk-In Tub Is Ideal for Me?
With all the types of walk-in tubs available today, choosing the right one could be a challenge. Fortunately, your contractor is there to help you make the best choice. A dependable professional will ask about your needs and preferences and recommend the most suitable option.
Can You Customize a Walk-In Tub?
Walk-in tubs are customizable, meaning you can include features you want. They are also available in different styles and colors. You can add a personal touch to your bath area by choosing the wall color and pattern combination.
How Wide Is the Walk-In Tub’s Door?
The door of a walk-in tub must be wide enough to accommodate wheelchair and walker users. Don’t forget to ask about the door’s size to keep your bath accessible.
Are the Controls Easy to Access?
Controls of a walk-in bath must be easily accessible to users. You should be able to reach them while sitting. They could be difficult to use if far from the seat.
How Many Jets Are There and Where Are They Positioned?
The position of jets and their quality matter more than their amount. When there are too many jets, each one might not produce enough power for a relaxing bathing experience. It’s vital that the jets are where they can hit your body’s stress points.
At Bath Planet of Boston, we install walk-in tubs that will add appeal and safety to your bathroom. Our tubs are not only attractive but also durable, long-lasting, and low-maintenance. Call us at (508) 372-8831 (Shrewsbury), (781) 332-4423 (Pembroke) or (781) 932-4805 (Woburn). You can also fill out our contact form to schedule a consultation.