Many homeowners frequently find the home they intend to live in forever though there are many circumstances that can change your plans. Quite a few people will consider remodeling the home in different ways to better suit their need after the decision is made to stay in the forever. Additionally, the bathroom can also be made in a private oasis, bathrooms become more dangerous as our risk of slipping and falling increases significantly, as we grow older. With this in mind, we at Future Vision Remodeling would like to make a few suggestions for remodeling the bathroom in your forever home.
Curbless or Low Threshold Shower Stall
For growing families who need to transition from tub to shower, they have a high threshold, you must cross to get in, the tub/shower duos are convenient. To get in and out of daily as we age, that threshold can become a danger. In order to improve the safety of the tub/shower, there are a couple of options.
1) The showers with thresholds that are under 2-inches tall, those that are considered low threshold showers or walk-in showers.
2) Curbless or roll-in showers are convenient for members of your family who may be in a wheelchair, as they are able to roll straight into the shower.
If you need assistance, we can help you find the best option for your shower.
A beneficial feature of any universal design bathroom is a built-in shower seat. The showering the bench provides a safe and convenient place to sit. A built-in shower seat is much easier for anyone in a wheelchair to move from their chair to the shower being much safer than a portable shower seat that can slip and fall while in use.
Handheld Shower Head
Shower heads can help make it easier to shower while seated or for those folks that have limited mobility that handheld which is a must forever homes. This makes cleaning the shower easier too as well.
Grab bars are fare often viewed as ugly, eye sores. We make sure to install grab bars that are tasteful and fit the style of your home for that they do not look out of place. However, the installation grab bars that are tasteful and fit the style of your home from a skilled contractor. We recommend adding them in both the shower and toilet at least. Each bathroom and individual have different needs to help you determine the correct amount for your needs.
It can be challenging for some clients to reach low or high to retrieve toiletries and other items in your bathroom. Professionals can design easy to reach storage spaces in your bathroom in order to reduce the need to crouch or bend down to reach things such as shampoo and soap while showering. It makes it easy to reach storage will be more convenient for you as you increase your safety, and ensure you have a comfortable and beautiful bathroom for years to come.
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While you consider modern and aging in place options, no matter how you envision your forever your bathroom, the designers and builders of Future Vision Remodeling are your leading expert to ensure your bathroom remodeling is done with long term efficiency and of high quality. Contact us today!