Shower Grab Bars Made Easy by Bestbath

When it comes to including grab bars in today’s modern shower, no one makes it easier than Bestbath. Grab bars — key features for universal design and accessibility — are often used in showers or tubs to make them easier and safer to get in and out, reduce the chance of slips and falls and maintain balance while bathing. Bestbath offers a wide range of grab bars to be installed as an aftermarket solution in any shower or pre-installed in Bestbath showers. Designed (and Built) for Grab Bars Bestbath showers and baths are designed and built from the ground up…

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WaterStopper™ Stops Wet Floors

Effectively containing water in a zero entry or barrier-free shower is critical to keeping floors dry and bathers safe. But how do you keep water in your shower, where it belongs, without sacrificing ease of access? The answer: Bestbath’s WaterStopper™, the most effective water retention system on the market. Whether stepping in by foot, with the help of a walker, or rolling in with a wheelchair, WaterStopper significantly reduces any chance of trips and slips during entry, exit or on a wet bathroom floor after bathing. How WaterStopper Works WaterStopper is a collapsible rubber water dam that flexes when stepped…

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A Family Embraces Universal Design in Creating the Perfect Getaway

Homeowners design their Washington family vacation home to be accessible for their daughter with special needs and a mother in a wheelchair by Becky Harris Houzz Contributor This family’s vacation home, in the Suncadia Resort of Washington state, had some special requirements — the daughter has special needs, and the mother of one of the homeowners is in a wheelchair. Universal design with the appropriate access and clearances was paramount. Architect David Clinkston and interior designer Barbara Hyde Evans teamed up, creating a wide-open space that incorporates the kitchen, family room, game area, dining room and storage for their daughter’s medical…

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Accessibility & the Baby Boomer Market

There’s no question that baby boomers are a huge market with considerable spending power. By 2030, over 72 million people will be over 65 years old and they’ll control 70% of our country’s net worth! What’s more, boomers are making changes to their homes to fit their needs and lifestyle as they age in place. In this quick Prezi, we offer a few simple tips—including the value in selecting a manufacturer that offers a warranty and uses trained, qualified installers, or learning that universal design features can be practical and luxurious. We look forward to hearing what you think. Email,…

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Universal Design: Stay Safe & Build Value

In this brief Prezi, we present important universal design tips—such as 36-inch wide shower doors, barrier-free shower entries, and slip-resistant flooring—building value, attractiveness and safety into the modern bathroom. We look forward to hearing what you think. Email, call (800-727-9907), or find and follow us on your favorite social network.

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