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Making Bathrooms Safe For The Elderly

“Bath Planet of Annapolis MD” is a full service bath remodeler specializing not only in new bathroom installations, bath wall construction, new shower/bathtub combination, new showers or walk-in tubs, new bathroom countertops and more. They have been in business since 1976. These days they have over 35 years experience installing, designing and remodeling the most luxurious bathrooms and kitchens in the Eastern Shore.

Annapolis Shower Remodeling involves building the bathroom to your specifications, including replacing worn out or old-fashioned fixtures, adding new bathrooms and fixtures, upgrading the plumbing, electrical, flooring and even flooring materials. In addition to the major projects like flooring, lighting, tiles, cabinets, grab bars, faucets, showers, baths, showers, kitchenettes and more there are minor projects like painting, minor plumbing corrections, upgrading exhaust fans and air conditioning, electrical changes, flooring and tile repairs. If you are looking for a complete overhaul, usually it will begin with a building survey, a free wet room estimate, a detailed layout of the work to be done and a quote. You can save a lot of money by doing this on your own.

Building a new bathroom is one of the best ways to revitalize your home and give it a renewed energy. Many people hire an experienced, qualified and happy contractor who has a proven track record to bring that dream bathroom to life. The entire process from beginning to end, from choosing the shower fixtures and cabinetry to the flooring installation and shower installation, can all be done by one company. That makes your entire bathroom remodel job, much simpler and enjoyable.

The first step in making any bathroom remodeling successful is to select a well-qualified contractor to help you through the project. Ask friends and family for referrals if possible and check out any business records with the Better Business Bureau. Be sure to ask about their customer service history and how long they have been in business. It is important to choose a company who will work with you, so be sure to ask what types of guarantees they have for both the labor and materials used on your new walk-in shower. If you are unable to find any information about them on the Internet, do not be afraid to call their office and speak with a receptionist or supervisor.

You should also choose a company who will provide quality materials make sure they use state-of-the-art ceramic material, low moisture porcelain, tempered glass, aluminum and stainless steel alloys. You should always have replacement windows, doors, shower surrounds and tub surrounds. In addition to the materials to make sure your new walk-ins are fitted with original faucets, soap dispensers, chrome valves and other fixtures. These elements will not only improve the appearance of your bathroom but also help to keep your water bills low.

A great way to ensure that your newly remodeled bathroom is safe is to install an elderly loved ones’ shower seat. Elderly individuals often suffer from arthritis and back pain and using an adjustable shower seat is an excellent way to reduce strain and increase comfort. Walk in shower seats are safe for the elderly and can also offer the convenience of no slip flooring. They also will allow the elderly loved one to remain independent.