When considering any type of bathroom safety aterations, it’s important to ensure that the changes are being done properly. We can come assess your current bath or shower and inform you on the best location for the grab bars. As you are determining the placement of your handrails, the following tips should be considered:
Bathroom and shower safety might have not have been high on your priority list, but falls actually occur quite often. According to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011), slips and falls occur most commonly in the bathroom or shower. Accidents can also increase with the elderly population. Installing a grab bar in your shower will reduce the chances of a fall tremendously.
Why should you schedule installation of grab bars in your shower? The benefits of choosing to put a safeguard in place for your shower far outweigh the expense.
Believing that handrails are only for the elderly is a common misconception for homeowners. Grab bars have a tremendous advantage for the older population, but also have benefits for the rest of your family. If you have kids, you can be more comfortable leaving them take a shower alone. In addition, it makes it much more convenient to give an infant a bath when you can support yourself.
Don’t underestimate the importance of shower safety. By installing a handrail in your shower, you will give your entire family protection for years to come. Enjoy all spaces of your home with the highest enjoyment and well-being.