Do You Need a Walk-In Bathtub?

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Do You Need a Walk-In Bathtub?

Alexus with LightsMany reasons could lead to someone wanting a walk-in tub. When deciding whether someone needs a walk-in tub, you have to consider two things. Is this the kind of person that would use a bathtub over a shower? Do they prefer features such as a jet massage?

Those with a disability that makes it hard to get into a regular tub may also prefer a walk-in bathtub. However, you don’t need to have a disability to want one.

Accessibility & Options

A Walk-in tub does not mean you forgo the shower. There are actually many options when it comes to walk-in bathtubs. In fact, you can have both a walk-in shower and a walk-in bathtub installed depending on the size of the space. However, the average walk in bathtub works as a shower and also has water or air jets for a massage type of experience. Therefore, if you desire some sort of water therapy, a walk-in tub is a good option.

For those utilizing a wheelchair, many walk-in tubs are wheelchair accessible. This means you can easily slide in, or add a built-in lift or some sort of power assist device.

Some people prefer walk-in tubs for other reasons. For example, some people have a fear of stepping into a tub or a fear of falling. For these people, walk-in tubs are a practical solution.

Hydrotherapy

Walk-in bathtubs can be therapeutic as well. The air jets in walk-in tubs offer a nice massage and can be quite helpful for stress relief. If you have sensitive skin or may have issues with strong water jets, air jets are a very good option. You can many of the spa-like features you desire in a walk-in tub for the price of a standard tub. Walk-in bathtubs can literally make your life much simpler if you suffer from health issues. The spa-like qualities of walk-in tubs provide healing benefits for conditions like fibromyalgia, arthritis and circulatory problems.

Installation

Installing a walk-in tub in your bathroom is not incredibly difficult, and can fit a variety of bathrooms. If you want, you can install a tub on your own, but keep in mind that in order to get amazing results you need to make sure the job is done by a qualified person. Plus, bathroom installations can be extremely costly in the long-run if done incorrectly. We are here to help! For more information on walk-in bathtubs in San Antonio and a quote for installation, contact us today.

 

By | 2017-07-03T20:49:01+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Do You Need a Walk-In Bathtub?
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