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Walk-In Shower Designs

Posted on December 18th, 2015

Innovative walk-in shower designs empower folks with limited mobility to retain the freedom to bathe safely in a shower. Barrier-free walk-in shower designs feature a low threshold that make entering and existing the shower independently possible.

Custom walk-in showers are a helpful solution that allow you to find a quality bathing option that matches your existing bathroom space and decor. A service professional can come to your home to help with measurements of your bathroom as well as navigating the many choices available for seniors. This way you can be assured of getting the perfect walk-in shower for your needs and space.

Types of walk-in showers and their design

Which walk-in shower design you choose will depend on the model's various features. For instance, most walk in showers feature a barrier-free low-entry door, and many models come in more than one size. Check for useful added features such as a teak wood fold-down seat and a rain shower head.

Other walk-in showers feature special bi-fold doors that allow for easy access. Consider the angle of the doors when you open them as it's important to determine that your bathroom will have enough space to accommodate them. You may have the option to have the doors swing into the shower, too.

Specialized features

When choosing between the various walk-in shower designs, there are other added features to consider, including grab bars, chrome shower heads and valves, and handheld shower heads with multi functions. Give some thought to preferences such as a fixed or flexible shower head and whether you want a soap and shampoo shelf.

Choosing just the right walk-in shower design may seem a bit complicated, but with just a little research you can make an informed decision about which walk-in shower design is the best option for your physical condition, lifestyle, and aesthetic.

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