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Add Total Value to Your Santa Barbara House

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

Make Daily Life More Dignified and Much Easier

Bathing is something which most folks do every day. By making the day-to-day cleaning of yourself easier, you are able to make your own life much more satisfying, and more dignified understanding you can still take care of yourself, without the need of nurses or outside help.

Remain in Your Lifelong Home Longer with More Mobility

Everybody needs to be able to live alone, and manage to look after themselves for as long as possible. With a fresh bathtub, you may add another year or two to having the capability to live in your house, take good care of yourself, and be free to decide when you wish to bathe, not when you are scheduled to.

Would a slip and fall set you back years of exercise and freedom?

Do you want additional help bathing and cleaning of falling in the bathtub due to the threat?

Does having to step high over the tub to get out or in put you off balance and also make you scared of falling down?

Here at Cain’s Mobility CA , we are proud to set up showers and tubs that have doors making bathing and showering not substantially more difficult for the elderly inhabitants of Santa Barbara.

Raise your Santa Barbara Home’s Resale Value to a Growing Baby Boomer People.

As more and more of the baby boomer population in California are getting old, mobility equipment will become a bigger and larger selling point for the purchase of Santa Barbara houses.

By installing a walk-in bathtub in your Santa Barbara house, you’ll not only make daily living easier but would set your house up to be more valuable later on.

Every walk in bathtub can considerably increase your California house’s resale and attractiveness to aging people.

Give our Santa Barbara team a call to discover exactly how much the resale value of your house would rise from a new installation.

Make Living Alone in California Safe and Fun More!

For many citizens that are aging, being able to live in their particular home for as long as possible is the very best way to keep dignity and pride in their own lives.

As people age, parts of their bodies start to break down, also it becomes dangerous to live alone without added help in the rare instance that something happens.

For many elderly individuals, this means eventually having to move away from the Santa Barbara dwelling they have lived in for years and love, and into a California retirement or care facility that is sterile, unknown and not almost the same as their own house in Santa Barbara.

By preventing falls and slips in the restroom with a fresh walk in bath, elderly individuals will likely be able relish the life they have lived for many years, and to remain in their own home for more.

Prevent Serious Injury that Could Shorten Your Lifespan Considerably

For a lot of elderly individuals living in Santa Barbara, one serious fall could break bones, and greatly hinder freedom and exercise for many years to come. Every day this inactivity and deficiency of ability to proceed can considerably decrease your lifespan and overall well-being and independence you’ve.

One of the easiest methods to prevent harm is in the restroom, with new mobility equipment that make the method of bathing less dangerous than before.

So give our Santa Barbara team a call right away to learn the way you can avoid serious injury like a busted hip, leg or back, and live for longer and free.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Walk-In Bathtubs

Will the cost of installation and equipment be covered by my disability in California?

In case your disability was a result of a work or car accident, check with the appropriate insurance carrier to determine if house adjustments resulting from your CA handicap are insured. Claims that contain Santa Barbara house alterations are admissible in insurance resolutions. A person qualifies for Social Security disability benefits when they've worked in work that was covered by Social Security and have a health condition that meets their definition of disability. In case you're injured or on disability, benefits may be covered. Since SSI is a needs-based plan as well as an SSI recipient must have limited income and resources, qualification for the Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) allows a person who has a disability to attain an occupational objective. The cash that is set aside under a PASS may be used for anything that results in an occupational objective and can be utilized to cover house alterations through an SSI savings strategy. If you are a veteran, the Department of Veterans' Affairs does offer individual programs that will assist you to deflect some of the price. You can also request in the event you qualify for the which is modeled after Medicaid's Consumer Directed HCBS, or the VA Aid and Attendance, Housebound and other Pensions. Contact the VA and ask for VA form 26-4555 to make an application for a SAH or SHA grant. For information on all VA benefits in California call 1 800 827 1000.

Are these tubs as easy to clean as normal tubs?

They are easy to clean, but unlike regular baths, it's a good idea to keep a day-to-day cleaning custom with a walk in bath using the products that are right and following manufacturer's recommendations. You would like to really make sure with a walk-in bath that you remove spots and scum to protect the surface. Get into the habit of wiping down the wet surfaces after every use to help prevent the build up scum, that will require more scrubbing later. Weekly, use cleansers to clean your walk-in bathtub. Products that address your special water stain and deposits should be considered in addition to any indications that these products may destroy the finish on your tub. You want to familiarize yourself with the most effective cleaning techniques for your kind of tub since tubs are usually either fiberglass or acrylic. Fiberglass is fragile and porous and can easily dull and stain. Acrylic is non-porous and easy to wash. Also, if the weather permits, air out the room in order that it does not remain humid all day. Some manufacturers advise that you open your own bathroom window for an hour every single day to let moisture escape.

How do walk-in tubs drain?

Some systems apply a gravity just drainage system, while other manufacturers offer power-assisted drainage systems. Typically, the drainage system in a walk-in bath is attached to the standard bath drain, which is threaded into a flat conduit called a waste shoe. The shoe is sealed with a foam washer or putty under its flange. Comparing double drain choices to quick drain choices is important when considering that most walk in baths take between 2 and 3 minutes to drain which necessitates that the temperature in the room be comfortable while they wait. Some attributes may cost you more, so it's always advisable to ask. Finally, get to know the difference between frameless baths since because they do not alter the drain height of your existing bath frameless tubs tend to drain quicker than framed tubs and framed tubs. Framed baths are made on a steel frame as well as the bottom of the tub is dangled off the floor. Frameless baths are designed with an extra-strength mold that does not necessitate a steel framework and the bottom of the tub is not hung in the air.

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

Check with your Santa Barbara homeowner's insurance to be sure it is going to cover you against this kind of damage. You might need a house adjustment permit from the Santa Barbara, CA building department to set up a tub, particularly if walls have to be removed to coordinate with your toilet plans. Most of all, you didn't get one AND and if you needed a license your home suffers from damage from the installed walkin bathtub, your homeowner's insurance may not cover your losses. If you plan on selling your Santa Barbara dwelling, there are plenty of buyer beware messages out there that will direct prospective buyers from your home since it does influence homeowner's insurance if there have been any developments without permits. Buyers see the permits and their homeowners insurance as protections on their investments in homes.

Do Walk-In Bathtubs Leak?

Yes, they can leak. Consumers who purchased poorer quality fiberglass in a framed walkin bathtub have reported that their walk in bathtub eventually showed spider breaking in the ground region and then leaked. Another common criticism from people who attempted to save money and bought a poor quality tub stems from door escapes. Be sure the walk-in bathtub is powerful and rigid to prevent any flex that inhibits a watertight door. Mishandling and also during transporting any damage that could have happened can loosen appointments and cause leakage. Before utilizing the walk in bath, it is significant that the bathtub is tested by the installer properly according to the instruction manual. If the bathtub isn't installed degree with the supporting attributes provided, the water could cause the door to leak and may have problem emptying properly. Eventually, make sure to understand the dangers related to the positioning of your walk in tub, especially alcoves, because they have specific conditions to avoid leaking.

What are some of the benefits of getting one?

The main benefit is that it facilitates your head in the event you have mobility issues, because depending on your situation, you have problem getting into the tub without a low step threshold or can slip on a normal bath. By making bath simpler, the design of a walk-in tub can also make it a lot more suitable for people who you depend on in your own life and enable you to live more independently. Besides the benefits of availability and security, living independently in Santa Barbara is a real problem for individuals experiencing mobility issues. Other advantages include enhanced comfort given all the features which are offered to you. It relieves the distress associated with ailments that are common. This is a popular pick for those who love taking baths, need autonomy and wish to feel safe and worry-free unimpeded by their freedom dilemma.

Will a tub like this add to my Santa Barbara home’s resale value?

If you reside in a Santa Barbara retirement community, installing a walk in bathroom may increase the value of your home. Otherwise, it likely will not raise the value of your dwelling. Since modifications to your bathroom do not usually raise the value of your house, the cost can be eligible for the medical expense deduction for tax purposes both federally and in California if the principal objective of the improvements will be to adapt a residence to the handicap of the taxpayer, their spouse or dependent living there.

Is there any additional structural support needed before installation?

Many walk-in baths are mounted to a stainless steel welded support framework with leveling feet that is included with your purchased bath. The floor in the bathroom should have a structural support strength that surpasses the weight of the bathtub as well as the weight of the water. Our Santa Barbara installer will check to ascertain when it is not if the floor is level and otherwise, then they will use the leveling legs to adjust the amount of the tub. Obviously, the prior bath will have to be eliminated. Also, the if replacing, the wall or tile in the area will need to be removed.

Is there a way to get Jacuzzi jets in my tub?

Yes. Be careful of the quantity of atmosphere and water that comes out of the jets to be sure it is the proper amount that will soothe aches and your sore muscles with a massage sense. Jets could be placed to target specific areas to provide for the very best effects. Many Santa Barbara customers take pleasure in the therapeutic effect of having jets installed in their walk in bathtub for an extensive range of health conditions that gain from the added relaxation.

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

Aetna doesn't insure walk-in tubs under their plans that are conventional in California. They typically follow Medicare's standards for durable medical equipment (DME) items used in the bathroom. In case the member is bed- room or confined - confined some DMEs are considered necessary, rather than a public toilet. DMEs are considered medically necessary if it is essential for day-to-day tasks and is primarily medical in nature. Since bathing is considered a daily living activity and considered essential, Aetna lists toilet items that are considered medically necessary if a member is not able to bathe or shower without being seated or unable to transfer to and from a tub.

How much do walk-in bathtubs cost in Santa Barbara?

A walk-in bathtub in Santa Barbara commonly ranges in cost from $1,700 to over $30,000. The cost depends upon whether you have it installed by our California team, what characteristics you choose, along with the standard of the goods. The cost also changes depending on whether you select acrylic or fiberglass bathtubs. Everyone is different and ensuring that a walk-in tub works for a person's unique circumstances is extremely critical since it is typically replacing a washing or bathtub assembly that's not meeting their needs. A superb walk in bathtub runs between $3,000 and $8,000 installed. Some providers provide monthly payments or a cash bonus.

Can I make one of these myself?

Yes, but most folks don't start from scratch, they start with a tub conversion kit. There are instructions available on the best way to convert your existing bathtub into a walk in bath. We recommend 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 companies that understand how to turn your house and your bath more disability reachable for less of an investment than other options. As California installers, we understand the way to direct you in the correct course, so please ask us for a consultation so we are able to assist you in making your home match your current wants, particularly if you've recently become disabled or are providing an elderly person care-giving in their house or your residence.

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