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Important Details About Grab Bar Installation
For many, grab bar installation is seen as an easy do it yourself project. But be aware that improper installation often creates problems than the grab bar’s intended solution. Remember that an ADA standard grab barmust be able to support up to 250 lbs. without ailing. Many can handle much more weight, but a secure installation is an important part of assuring proper weight bearing support. Be sure to do your research first before installing one by yourself or hire an experience aging in place specialist.
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There are a lot of grab bar configurations depending on your bathroom needs. Straight grab bars can be wall mounted in vertical, horizontal or in diagonal configurations. L-type bars also know as “push and pull bars” have both horizontal and vertical configuration. Floor to wall and floor to ceiling grab bars are options when walls are not available. Swing-bars and Flip-up bars can save space flipping the bar down when needed and flipping it up when not in use. All these grab bars are available in many stock lengths and can be custom made to suit specific your dimensions and needs.
Should I go to a Curb-less shower or a One-piece Walk-in tub?
Many of are clients in Los Angeles are asking what will be the most cost-effective way to modify their bathroom for aging in place. The most common options are to install a one piece Walk-in tub or to built a curb-less /roll-in shower. These are the advantages and disadvantages of both options. Continue reading for the advantages and disadvantages of both and let us know which you prefer.
Los Angeles Certified Aging in Place Specialist
In my experience, many seniors don’t know what a certified aging in place specialist is. Frequently they just call there local handyman to do home modifications for them not knowing that they are not trained and certified to assess and to to the job. Or perhaps there are other solutions specialists can suggest that are possible that will make your life at home easier and greatly reduce any accident risks. Read more to see how much of a difference a local specialist can make.