Accessible Bathroom Design Options

Tips for updating a bathroom to make it more accessible for those with limited mobility.
Make Bathroom Fixtures More Accessible

When mobility becomes an issue, homeowners often debate whether they should move to a home with a more accessible bath. But there are several simple updates that can be made to any bath to make it comfortable to use for years to come.

Grab Bars

Grab bars near the toilet, tub, and shower make it easier to use existing fixtures. Simply adding grab bars in the proper locations offers stability and support, but doesn't require a major remodel.

If you're concerned that grab bars will detract from your decor, you'll be happy to know several companies produce grab bars that are not only functional but beautiful. Manufacturers such as Jaclo, Rohl, Moen, and Kohler offer grab bars in a variety of finishes and styles.

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