An unfortunate reality of life as we get older is that it becomes increasingly difficult to get around the home. One area of the home that can be particularly difficult, and dangerous, is the bathroom. If you enjoy a bath and want to keep a bath but find it difficult climbing in and out then you may have heard of a walk-in bath and have some questions? Here is our FAQ…
What size, shape bath is best for me?
Walk-in baths come in all shapes and sizes with various options to suit personal hygiene needs are met safely in the home. Did you know walk-in baths come in various sizes, from the traditional bath size to a smaller stand/sit bath like our combination bath.
Traditional walk-in baths can also come with an extra space for showering and space to move around. You can add bath seats as well as powered bath seats, powered seat are a great option for those with reduced mobility issues.
Don’t forget you can have the benefit of both shower and bath with a walk-in bath. Many walk-in baths can be installed with showers, screens and seats, basically meaning you get the benefit of a walk-in shower and walk-in bath for the price of one!
What is a walk-in bath?
A walk-in baths main feature is a step in access, via a water tight door that allows the person to enter without the need to step over the side of the bath, so in theory it is a lot safer and easier to use.
If you are considering a walk-in bath, then be aware the choices are very good and come with many stylish options from traditional shape baths, hydrotherapy to pea shaped combination walk-n baths with showers! You can add some luxury and pleasure to your bath time, plus will add some value to your home.
Walk-in baths are a popular choice for those with mobility issues as they make access to the bath far easier and far more comfortable and you can have added benefit of a shower installed within the bath footprint..
How much is walk-in bath?
Every bathroom and customer needs are very different, so it really depends on what you are looking for or require? We can normally advice a rough cost after a telephone chat with our advice team. After a discovery call we can then arrange a free home survey, nationwide, where we can fully access your bathroom, discuss your wishes and requirements and come up with a design, plan and fully costed.
Here at Bespoke Bathing, we’re experts when it comes to supplying suitable baths for the older people, disabled or people with reduced mobility.
We create tailored bathroom installations for those with mobility issues as well as disabilities. Bespoke Bathing is will be able to advise and provide options to customise your bathroom with a walk-in bath
Why not give Bespoke Bathing advice line a call for more information on 0800 1695 526 during office hours, or request a brochure here.