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Increase the Total Value to Your San Francisco Home

With an aging baby boomer population, mobility assistive devices and equipment already installed in a San Francisco dwelling will probably be quite appealing to this demographic. With the addition of mobility devices to your own bathroom, you make it much easier to sell when the time comes, and can considerably increase your San Francisco home’s resale value.

No More Worrying About the Safety of Your Loved Ones

You can worry about your family members security by reducing the chances of falling and slipping in the bathroom. No more wondering if they have fallen and can’t get up, or are acceptable. By adding mobility gear, you can rest easier, knowing they aren’t in danger.

Avoid Breaking Bones from Slip and Falls

Getting in and outside of the bathtub is one of the very dangerous activities aged individuals can do. By changing for a much more accessible tub, you can greatly reduce the change of a serious injury from dropping and sliding. One serious harm can significantly reduce lifespan and your freedom.

Does the hazard of sliding and falling in the bathroom make you frightened of living?

Do you want additional help washing and cleaning of falling in the bathtub due to the danger?

Here at Cain’s Mobility CA , we’re proud to set up bathtubs and showers that have doors to step in and out of, making bathing and showering not significantly more difficult for the elderly population of San Francisco.

Quit Worrying about Slipping and Falling in the Restroom, and Get More Stability and Equilibrium.

Are you worried about your loved one getting in or outside of the shower by themselves or yourself?

Among the biggest worries for elderly people living in San Francisco is the danger of falling and sliding when getting in or out of the shower. With slick surfaces, and excessive water everywhere, it can be hard to maintain equilibrium well enough to get in or out.

With a walk in bathtub, you can quit worrying about that chance, as the washing process will probably be easy and safe .

Now you have more equilibrium and equilibrium, and can get in and out much simpler, without needing to step out over the side.

Increase your San Francisco Home’s Resale Value to a Growing Baby Boomer People.

As more and more of the baby boomer population in California are getting elderly, mobility gear will become a bigger and bigger selling point for the purchase of San Francisco houses.

By installing a walk-in bath in your San Francisco house, you will not only make daily living easier but would set up your home to be more precious in the future.

Every walk in tub can greatly raise your California home’s resale and allure to aging people.

Give our San Francisco team a call to discover exactly how much the resale value of your home would climb from a fresh installation.

Avoid Serious Injury which Could Shorten Your Lifespan Considerably

For a lot of aged folks residing in San Francisco, bones could be broken by one serious fall, and greatly hinder freedom and exercise for a long time to come. Every single day, this inactivity and deficiency of skill to proceed can significantly reduce your lifespan and overall happiness and freedom you’ve got.

Among the easiest methods to prevent injury is in the bathroom, with new freedom equipment that make the method of bathing significantly less dangerous than before.

Thus give our San Francisco team a call immediately to find out how you can prevent serious injury like a broken hip, leg or back, and live more independently and free for longer.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Walk-In Bathtubs

Are there any kits available for installing my own walk-in tub?

Yes, makers do offer do it yourself installments of a bath conversion kit. Depending on whether you have the correct tools and specialized acquaintance with the instruments, it is not impossible. However, many times, someone believes it is going to be affordable to buy all the proper tools. These tools may be expensive, so be sure to compare the cost of buying all of the tools and also the cost of your time learning just how to install the kit with the expense of a professional setup. Then the instructions might seem fairly simple, in the event you are someone who does a great deal of home improvements. If not, you may want to save yourself the trouble and expense by investing in San Francisco professionals who will install it correctly. Just make sure that the unit you bought didn't get harmed during transportation and the unit is tested by them according to the manufacturer's directions.

Will a tub like this look bad for my homeowner’s insurance in California?

Many updated homeowner's insurance policies protect against flooding from your plumbing and appliances. Check with your San Francisco homeowner's insurance to be sure it'll cover you against this type of damage. You may need a house alteration permit from the San Francisco, CA building department to put in a tub, especially if walls have to be eliminated to coordinate with your toilet plans. Most of all, you didn't get one AND somehow and in the event you needed a license your home suffers from damage from the installed walkin bath, your homeowner's insurance may not cover your losses. If you plan on selling your San Francisco house, there are tons of buyer beware messages out there which will direct prospective buyers from your home since it does change homeowner's insurance if there have been any improvements without licenses. Buyers see the permits and their homeowners insurance as protections on their investments in houses.

Do these tubs drain normally?

Yes. Sometimes, however, it is crucial to modify the pipes depending on the positioning of the drains. Installers may need to add a fitting to the present wastewater conduit for a walk-in bath. Present pipes may allow for quicker drain times or slower drain times.

Do these tubs use more water than conventional tubs?

Yes. A walk-in bathtub is not normally shorter than an average bath tub, which includes about 2 1/2 feet of water on average. Some makers say that you just use exactly the same quantity of water as a shower that is standard if a typical shower is 7 minutes and also you use 7 gallons of water a minute. Most of the walk in baths available on the market have a 40-80 gallon capacity. Actually, many manufacturers recommend that you have a hot water tank that holds at least 50 gallons, even though some bathtubs will function effectively if you fill them with 40-60 gallons.

Can the shower be used still with a walk-in bathtub?

Yes. There are walk-in bath installations that offer you a large standing area for stand up showers. You can shower sitting down or standing up. Be sure to get the correct measurements for the walk in bath so you don't feel cramped during a stand up shower. Additionally, another thing to keep in mind is to ask about the faucet place, since if your faucet isn't directly against a wall, it is much harder to tap into your existing shower should you intend to keep your standing shower.

How do walk in bathtubs work?

When you enter the walk-in tub, by pulling the handle toward you, you close the doorway and seal it. Make sure the handle is locked so as to avoid any water decline. There are various kinds of handles depending on the version you choose to buy. Make certain it's a handle that you can easily operate. Following that, you shut the floor drain and make sure that the anti-scald device has already been preset before using the tub. Your bath is prepared once the tub fills to the desired depth. Make sure to familiarize yourself with the operating instructions to estimate which speed works best for your requirements in case you plan on using jets. You need to drain the water once you have completed your bath, remove the drain depending on the type of drain or turn the overflow knob. Pull on the bath exit and handle the bath.

Is there a way to re-sell the tub once we are done with it?

You can re-sell find or used walk in tubs being sold online. Nonetheless, many folks typically want to ensure that they are purchasing a walk-in bath that personally meets their needs for the long term. They are less likely to take a big risk by paying all the costs associated with transport and the removal of their existing tub without assurance and a little more investment in quality and the state of their purchase. There's not actually a huge marketplace for used plumbing fixtures. Eventually, should you think you might attempt to resell your walk in tub, the following buyer might want to know whether the lifetime guarantee is extended to other owners too or if they are going to need to cover the costs connected with a door seal or other part damages that may occur with use.

Can I convert my existing bathtub into a walk-in one?

Yes. There are instructions available on the best way to convert your existing bathtub into a walk in bath. We advise that you just understand the best way to use the proper tools so that you do not end up with a non-working bath. There are businesses in San Francisco that know the way to turn your home along with your handicap that is bath more reachable for less of an investment than alternatives. As installers, we understand how to point you in the proper direction, so please ask us for a consultation so we are able to assist you in making your house meet your current wants, especially if you've recently become disabled or are supplying an aged individual care-giving in their home or your residence.

Will AETNA cover the cost of equipment and installation in California?

Aetna will not cover walkin bathtubs under their traditional plans in California. Aetna does not insure walk-in tubs under their HMO and health network plans either. They typically follow Medicare's criteria for durable medical equipment (DME) items used in the toilet. If the member is bed- room or confined - some DMEs are considered medically necessary, instead of a convenience. DMEs are considered medically necessary if it is vital for day-to-day activities and is primarily medical in nature. Since bathing considered crucial and is considered a daily living activity, Aetna lists bathroom items that are incapable to transfer to and from a bathtub or considered necessary if a member is not able to bathe or shower without being seated.

How much is it for a cheaper walk-in bathtub?

A more affordable fundamental version of the walk-in tub can cost between $1,7000 and $3,000 in [

How do I know these tubs will fully seal and not leak out all over the floor?

Initial testing and suitable installation should provide you with a leakproof encounter, nonetheless there are incidents where they experienced flows, that customers report. Under appropriate circumstances, the door seal should compress making it totally leak proof. Some units include another drain under the entrance door to help prevent leaks in the event the door does leak. If this attribute is contained, inquire. Because it covers the door in the instance of a leak as well as the seal, we highly advise that you simply get a lifetime warranty. Replacement seals will cost you. Many people replace the door seal on a walk-in bathtub themselves. Also, it is vital that you take great care of the walk-in bathtub door when the tub isn't in use to prevent early failure of the seal. Wiping the door seal and door jamb down after every use can keep the integrity of the water seal. Follow the care and maintenance directions.

Is there any additional structural support needed before installation?

Many walk in baths are mounted to a stainless steel welded support frame with leveling feet that is included with your purchased tub. The floor in the toilet should have a structural support strength that exceeds the weight of the bathtub in addition to the weight of the water. Our San Francisco installer will check to determine when it is not, whether the floor is level and otherwise, then they will make use of the leveling legs to adjust the amount of the bath. Obviously, the previous bath will need to be eliminated. In addition, the wall or tile in area will need to be removed if replacing.
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