Creating a Safer, More Comfortable Home With and Accessible Plumbing
Because families come in all shapes and sizes and have wide range of ages and abilities, today’s plumbing fixtures and accessories are designed to make the home more comfortable and safer for everyone in the household.
Accessible Bathrooms For The Elderly and Disabled
For individuals who must be seated, vanities can be designed with knee clearance under fixtures and faucet handles that are closer in range.
Plumbing fixtures are available that are operable with one hand, and don’t require a tight grip or turning of the wrist.
Careful placement of grab bars in bathtubs and showers can prevent slip and fall accidents.
Permanently fixed shower heads are rarely one-size-fit-all. Newer shower head designs come with a vertical sliding rail system that allows the tallest and shortest members of the household to adjust the shower head to the perfect height.
Comfort height toilets
Standard toilets are 14 to 15 inches high from floor to the top of bowl rim. Comfort height toilets have more comfortable heights closer to the height of a chair, from 16 to 17 inches high. The additional height can make it easier with persons having a limited range of motion or back problems.
Slip-resistance is another important consideration for providing safety in bathrooms. Many shower enclosures and bathtubs are now designed with traction surfaces, in both enamel and acrylic finishes.
Finally, good lighting is appreciated by everyone, but is essential for persons with visual impairment. Compact LED fixtures can be placed under cabinets, in showers and bath enclosures to create a well lit space.
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