As you or your loved ones get older, it’s important to make adjustments in your home. Taking a shower or bath can be challenging for those with psychical obstacles. Barrier–free showers are a great way to make your home more comfortable. They provide easier access for those who may have difficulty getting around, and they can also make your bathroom look nicer.
Here’s what you need to know about barrier–free showers:
What is a barrier–free shower?
A barrier–free shower is a shower that has been designed specifically for those who have difficulty getting around. It typically features a low threshold so that it is easy to walk into, and it may also have grab bars to help you stay stable while bathing. Some barrier–free showers even come with seats, which can be helpful for those who find it difficult to stand for long periods of time.
Why should I consider installing a barrier–free shower?
If someone in your household has difficulty getting around, installing a barrier–free shower can make life much easier. It can provide them with greater independence and allow them to bathe without assistance. Additionally, if you are planning on selling your home in the near future, installing a barrier–free shower can be appealing to potential buyers who may have mobility issues of their own.
How do I know if my home needs a new bath?
One of the best ways to determine whether or not your home needs a new bath is by scheduling an appointment with Vista Baths! We offer free consultations where we will come out and take a look at your bathroom and discuss your needs and budget restrictions with you. From there, we will be able to recommend the best course of action – whether that means converting your current bathtub into a walk-in tub or replacing it altogether with something like our popular Barrier Free Shower.
Whenever you’re ready to install a barrier-free shower, call us at 413-372-4516 and we’ll even give you a free quote!