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How to Create an Ergonomic Bathroom

When planning your bathroom remodel, consider fixtures and improvements that meet your long-term mobility and usability requirements. Creating your bathroom space so that it is easy to use and meets your practical requirements ensures that your money is being spent cost-effectively. Below we will look at how a bathroom remodeling company can create an ergonomic bathroom and the benefits of walk-in tubs, bath remodeling, and other ergonomic bathroom improvements.

What are Ergonomic Bathrooms?

These are bathrooms designed and fitted with practicality and usability in mind. This approach is essential for older homeowners or those with mobility issues. It will help to ensure that they can safely continue to use and remain in their home for as long as they want.

How Do You Create Ergonomic Bathrooms?

To start creating your ergonomic bathroom, you will need to list the current problems you have with using your bathroom. For example, if you have limited mobility, you may need your bathing space (shower or tub) to be altered so that you can enter and exit safely.

Bathing Area – Tubs & Showers

What is best for your needs – a bath or shower? What do you have now? Do you need to arrange for a bathtub to shower conversion? Will you have to hire a bathroom remodeling service to do an installation Of course, one of the primary areas of the bathroom you will be using daily is your bathtub. For this reason, you must create a safe, functional, and practical space. Install a tub that will decrease the chances of accidents. Do you need a tub that is easier to enter? Or would you benefit in the long term from a seated shower installation? Think about the challenges you face each morning and what you would like to change. There is already a bathtub or shower model that will suit your needs. Here are some types of bathtub replacements to consider:

  • Bath to Shower Conversion
  • Walk-In Tubs & Walk-In Showers
  • Bathtub Replacement
  • Shower Remodels

Other Changes: Counters, Sinks, Grab Bars

Once the bathing area is improved, consider other changes that may need to be made in the bathroom. For example, do your sinks and counters need to be lower to support your sight and usability line? Do you need support rails installed so you can securely stand while you are in the room? Does the doorway need to be widened to accommodate a walker or wheelchair? Again, these changes can be made all at once or as required.

Reliant Home Contractors

Do you need to make changes to your bathroom so it is easier for you to use? For an experienced and efficient bathroom remodeling company, contact Reliant Home Contractors. We provide top-of-the-line bathroom replacements for homes in the Raleigh area. In addition, we can recommend bathroom improvements that will meet your needs and your budget. Contact us today at 919-229-9370.