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BATHING INDEPENDENCE

Whether you or a family member have just experienced a fall, are recovering from an injury or an elderly family member is moving in for support, there are likely some adjustments that need to be made so that the space is functional and safe for everyone. Sometimes, knowing where to start with remodeling a bathroom can seem as overwhelming as the project itself. Partnering with an experienced team of designers and handicap accessible contractors can make the bathroom renovation process seamless and remove the burden of project planning and management. Our team of experiences professionals is here to assist you every step of the way, from consultation to completion, and ensure that all your expectations are exceeded!

What are handicap accessible bathroom renovations?

While renovations will vary based on needs, some of the most common bathroom designs for the elderly and wheelchair users include changes like:

  • Converting bathtub into a roll-in shower

  • Grab bar installation for stability

  • Accessible shower water controls

  • Raising & lowering fixture heights

  • Walk-in bathtubs

  • Taller toilet for elderly 

  • Wall-mount or pedestal sink installation

  • Lowering counter heights

  • Adjusting mirror heights

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What is involved in planning a bathroom renovation?

After putting the right team in place to assist in your renovation, what are the next steps?

  • Defining your budget and discussing with your contractor is an important step in determining how to allocate funds within the scope of the project

  • Space planning the conversion of your current floorpan will help to ensure the finished bathroom functions properly and that all needs are met

  • Picking fixtures and finishes to create your new aesthetic

  • Demolition of the current bathroom and removal of debris

  • New construction begins

  • Completion of the project

What are my bathtub/shower options?

There are a few different options when it comes to altering or replacing your current bathtub or shower.

  • Traditional tub/shower alterations: can be made safer by the addition of grab bars, non-slip floor grips, shower chairs, and removable shower heads

  • Curbless or roll-in shower: ideal for new wheelchair users or those who anticipate this need in the near future. Allowing individuals to remain in a transfer chair or use a walker during bathing.

  • Walk-in bathtub: ideal for older or limited-mobility individuals who don't want to give up soaking in a bath. Easily step in, sit, and close the door to a water-tight seal, giving all the function of a relaxing tub, without the fear of slips or falls.

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