Bathroom Safety

The bathrooms are one of the most unsafe places for seniors in any house. Slipping and falling in the bathroom can cause severe physical injuries and even threaten life. The risk is somewhat reduced for youngsters, but it's never wholly eliminated. This makes bathroom safety an essential part of your life. There are various appliances and equipment that can help enhance the safety level in bathrooms. Several things like shower seats, mats, rails, or grab bars can help with it, provided you select them carefully.

10 products from 3 furniture brands and 3 different retailers.

  • 2 Tier Bamboo Wood Shower Bench Seat by HOMCOM
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    Aosom.com
    2 Tier Bamboo Wood Shower Bench Seat by HOMCOM
    $63.99
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    $79.99
  • Bariatric Aluminum Bath Bench With Back by Medline
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    Office Depot
    Bariatric Aluminum Bath Bench With Back by Medline
    $161.99
  • 18'' Bamboo Shower Stool Bench with Shelf by Costway
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    Costway
    18'' Bamboo Shower Stool Bench with Shelf by Costway
    $99.00
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    $123.00
  • Shower Stool 6 Adjustable Height Non Slip Padded Seat by Costway
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    Costway
    Shower Stool 6 Adjustable Height Non Slip Padded Seat by Costway
    $36.95
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    $49.99
  • Bathroom Bamboo Shower Chair Bench with Storage Shelf by Costway
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    Costway
    Bathroom Bamboo Shower Chair Bench with Storage Shelf by Costway
    $59.00
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    $73.00
  • 18'' Shower Bench Bamboo Bath Spa Seat by Costway
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    Costway
    18'' Shower Bench Bamboo Bath Spa Seat by Costway
    $53.95
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    $67.99
  • Square Shaped Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair by Costway
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    Costway
    Square Shaped Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair by Costway
    $38.95
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    $48.99
  • Slip Resistant Rubber Tip Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair by Costway
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    Costway
    Slip Resistant Rubber Tip Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair by Costway
    $39.00
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    $48.00
  • Adjustable Height U Shaped Shower Chair by Costway
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    Costway
    Adjustable Height U Shaped Shower Chair by Costway
    $69.95
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    $87.99
  • Fanshaped Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair by Costway
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    Costway
    Fanshaped Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair by Costway
    $54.95
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    $68.99
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Various Bathroom Safety Products

The walls and floor of your bathroom are bound to get wet and slippery over time. However, some products are beneficial in reducing the risks associated with them.

Bath Mats

Bath mats help create a textured surface that adds friction and prevents falling or slipping. These mats restrict your direct contact between the wet floor and make it comfortable to stand sturdy on the ground. Most bath mats also have suction cups that bind the mat to the floor for better grip.

Grab Bars

Some people need support while showering, and for that purpose, rely on their surroundings like a towel bar or soap dish. However, this might prove unsafe because they can not withstand the human weight. Providing support and stability, grab bars are handy.

Grab bars are designed to secure the balance of the people while they enter or exit the bathtub or shower. They are strong, sturdy, and designed to provide the proper holding grip. 

 Transfer Benches

Transfer benches aim at providing a smooth and safe entrance and exit from the bathtub. Generally, its two legs are placed inside the tub while the other two stay outside. People can sit on the bench side and then slide to the center. It will help them to retain balance and be safe.

Bathtub Safety Rails

Bathtub safety rails are clamped on the bathtub to render more stability and balance while entering or exiting the tub. For all elders, it is a handy tool.

Shower Seats

Shower seats are made for those who find taking a bath tiring or have difficulties standing while showering. The seats provide a safe and comfortable spot in the bathroom for showers. There are numerous kinds of shower seats and stools available in the market, and you can go with the one that suits your needs and is the best.

Type of Shower Seats

  • Seats With Back: You can get a shower seat with a backrest if you want a seating option that relaxes the back. Generally, backrests are recommended for all those having weak back strength. Although these seats occupy more space, they provide better stability.

  • Seats Without Back: If you do not have any back issues and opted for these seats for leisure, you can go for seats without back. These shower stools are perfect for higher mobility and leave free space in the bathroom. You can even place a shower stool inside the bathtub for more convenience.

Tip

Do not choose a seat without a back for older people as the risk of falling doesn't evade entirely. And, slight leaning back might prove to be highly dangerous. 

  • Seats With Arms: Shower seats with arms provide ease while sitting or standing from the seat. Armrests also render much comfort and support to the arms while showering. Overall, seats with arms are steady and rarely lose balance.

  • Seats Without Arms: You can choose the shower seats without arms if you want to place them near the tub. This is because, without the armrest, you can sit on the chair from any side. Moreover, the seat becomes light in weight with no armrest on it. 

Material

The choice of the material of shower seats is crucial because it determines its comfort, durability, stability and safety. Obviously, the shower seats must be exposed regularly to water and moisture; their composition should withstand it.  

Plastic, steel, wood, or aluminum are the most commonly used materials of shower material. However, people generally prefer a combination of plastic and steel for the most sturdy option of shower seats. Although wood requires a waterproof coating, it is still the most preferred material, primarily due to its sturdiness. 

Size

Shower seats come in various sizes and heights. You can choose the size that fits your needs perfectly. The seat size should be comfortable and big enough not to feel uncomfortable. The right size will also reduce the risk of falling and increase stability. 

To find the most appropriate size, you can sit on a flat surface and measure the width occupied. The overall size of the shower seat should be in accordance with the bathroom area. If you plan to place it in the tub or shower area, make sure that it fits the area perfectly. 

Questions and answers about Bathroom Safety

What is the cheapest product in Bathroom Safety?

The cheapest product is Slip Resistant Rubber Tip Bamboo Bath Seat Shower Chair

Do all Bathroom Safety ship to me?

All Bathroom Safety on Interiorbeat ship to all states in the US.

Which brands are great at creating Bathroom Safety?

At Interiorbeat we have 3 brands in Bathroom Safety. The brand with most products is Costway, but also HomCom and Medline are popular brands.