A universal design in a bathroom means that it can accommodate people from all ages and abilities. You can achieve this by sometimes just doing the modest changes. You can achieve a spa feel and luxurious bathroom with a universal design bathroom. You just have to have effortful planning and a creative and understanding contractor such as A1 Interior Works, Inc. You can care for a loved one in the home and/or be able to stay in your own home with an accessible bathroom. Most people feel that this is the best option for them. Click on the gallery to see some of our design solutions for accessible bathrooms:
Here are some of the key features of an accessible bathroom remodeling project:
- An open floor design. No doors, no thresholds, wider doorways.
- A curbless shower. This shower will have no slop to the drain, or lip at the door. This requires professional and an experienced contractor such as A1 Interior Works, Inc. This is due to the shower pan or floor is typically below floor level.
- Grab bars. It is best to reinforce the bathroom walls during remodeling to take these loads day to day.
- Shower bench and handheld shower and/or a step-in bathtub..
- Wall-mounted sink..
- Lever handles and faucets or handle-less faucets.