Walk In Tubs – Bathroom Remodeling For Changing Lifestyles

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A walk in tub allows people to stay in their homes longer

Studies show 89% of people say they want to stay in their homes as long as they can as they age.

This means the everyday activities must be able to be done, regardless of the bending, reaching, stretching and other routine movements most people take for granted. Walk in tubs remove the high stepping and balancing act many older or physically challenged individuals find difficult.

Adding a walk in bathtub as part of a larger bathroom remodeling project allows those who are physically limited to continue living in their home. In fact, walk in tubs are one of the best examples of this. Baby boomers are reaching retirement age by droves and convenient and safer bathing solutions such as walk in tubs are significant. 

Walk In Tubs – A New Normal For Bathroom Remodeling

Newer walk in tub designs are deep enough for comfort and built strong enough to operate trouble free.

Walk in tubs have a door on the tub so a bather can open a door, walk into the tub, close the bathtub’s door and fill the bathtub with water and soak in chest deep water while seated on a 21″ high seat. New walk in tubs can be equipped with air jet systems and or water jet systems if needed. A bather can just soak or receive a hydro-therapeutic massage.

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New designs with walk in tubs are stronger and more secure than ever

Walk in tubs are now built better than ever before. For example, one manufacturer uses a one inch tubular steel frame, preventing twisting and distortion. This added strength protects the style of the tub and your bathroom. Schoenwalder Plumbing specializes in providing the best solution for each homeowner. Walk in tubs are now more reliable, durable and better looking than ever. We know how important it is for a tub to not only function well, but to look great too.

At a time when research shows nearly 90%of people would prefer to stay in their homes as they age, a walk-in-tub provides a comfortable and safe bathing option. The largest demographic group is charging into retirement and walk in tubs will be a great bathroom remodeling option.

Walk In Tubs Provide Quality & Comfort

In the past, Schoenwalder Plumbing has had customers who owned earlier walk in tub versions were concerned about leaking and longevity.

Newer walk in tub designs of have had design improvements including –

  • A door equipped with a double gasket having a lifetime warranty
  • A hinge running the full length of the door, making the door very even sturdier
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Walk in tubs can be equipped with air jet systems and or water jet systems for hydrotherapeutic massages

Some walk-in-tubs come equipped with a Delta faucets and a slider bar for the shower head, which can be used for a stand-up shower or as a handheld shower. Tubs also have optional heaters to maintain water temperature after the tub is filled.

Whether you are building new or have an existing home, a walk-in-tub can fit your needs. A great feature is they can be installed in new construction or fit in the space of your old bathtub.

Walk in tubs will allow people to live in their homes in their later years.

Schoenwalder Plumbing serves Waukesha County and Lake Country including Waukesha, Brookfield, Elm Grove, Pewaukee, Delafield, Hartland, Oconomowoc WI.

The Schoenwalder Plumbing design team is committed to building function and ease of use into bathroom remodeling projects. Walk in tubs are great products, allow people to live in their homes safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or ability level.




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