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Remain in the Home You Love Longer with More Independence

Everyone desires in order be able to take care of themselves for as long as possible, and to live independently. With a new bathtub, you can add another couple of years to having the ability to reside in your own house, take care of yourself, and be free to determine when you would like to bathe, not when you’re scheduled to.

Make Daily Life More Dignified

Bath is something that most folks do every day. By making the daily cleaning of yourself easier, you can make your own life a lot more pleasing, and more dignified knowing you can still take good care of yourself, without the necessity of nurses or outside help.

Prevent Becoming Seriously Injured from Slip and Falls

Getting in and out of the tub is just one of the very dangerous tasks aged folks can do. You can substantially decrease the change of a serious injury from sliding and falling by switching for a more accessible tub. One serious harm can significantly lower lifespan and your mobility.

Does the danger of falling and sliding in the bathroom make you scared of living alone?

Would an accidental fall set you behind years of mobility and exercise?

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

Here at Cain’s Mobility CA , we’re proud to set up showers and tubs that have doors to step in and out of, making bathing and showering not substantially more difficult for the elderly people of Sunnyvale.

Avert Serious Injury which Could Shorten Your Lifespan Appreciably

For many elderly folks dwelling in Sunnyvale, bones could be broken by a single serious tumble, and considerably hinder freedom and exercise for a long time to come. This inactivity and lack of skill to go can greatly reduce your lifespan and overall happiness and liberty you have every single day.

Among the easiest methods to stop harm is in the bathroom, with new freedom equipment that make the process of bathing less dangerous than before.

Thus give our Sunnyvale team a call immediately to learn ways to prevent serious injury like a busted hip, leg or back, and live for longer and free.

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

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

Among the biggest worries for elderly individuals living alone in Sunnyvale is the danger of falling and sliding when getting in or out of the shower.

With a walk-in bathtub, you can quit worrying about that chance, because the washing process will be easy and safe once more.

Without having to step out over the side, now you have significantly more equilibrium and equilibrium, and can get in and out much easier.

Raise your Sunnyvale Home’s Resale Value to a Growing Baby Boomer Population.

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

By installing a walk-in tub in your Sunnyvale house, you’ll not only make living easier right now, but would set your home up to be precious in the future.

Every walk in bath can significantly increase your California house’s resale and appeal to aging populations.

Give our Sunnyvale team a call to discover exactly how much the resale value of your house would grow from a new facility.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Walk-In Bathtubs

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

A more economical fundamental version of the walk in bathtub can cost between $1,7000 and $3,000 in [

How do walk-in tubs drain?

Some systems use a gravity only drainage system, while other manufacturers offer power assisted drainage systems. Typically, the drainage system in a walk-in tub is attached to the normal bathtub drain, which is threaded into a horizontal conduit called a waste shoe. The shoe is sealed under its flange using putty or a foam washer. Since a bather cannot leave the bath until all of the water is drained, the large difference is the fact that manufacturing companies have attempted to reduce the waiting time since sitting there waiting for the water can leave a bather feeling chilled. Some characteristics may cost you more, therefore it is always wise to inquire. Finally, get to be aware of the difference between frameless baths since because they don't change the drain height of your existing bath frameless baths tend to empty faster than framed baths and framed tubs. Framed baths are built on a steel frame as well as the base of the tub is suspended off the floor. Frameless baths are made with an extra-strength mold that doesn't need a steel framework and the underside of the bathtub isn't hung in the air.

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

Medicare doesn't cover walk in tub gear and installation prices in California, since they are home adjustments, not durable medical equipment. Durable medical equipment does not contain physical changes to a home, simply medical gear and materials that are used to help a patient in and out of bed or a chair, or use a shower or bath safer and simpler. Consumer Affairs suggests that you may want to contact Medicare to see if (for freedom safety reasons) a walk in bathtub is warranted to determine whether the gear can be somewhat compensated. More times than not, they will not cover it. However, if you are eligible for Medicaid, your state's program may offer you some financial assistance for a walk-in bath. You may be eligible for a Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) waiver to play for certain specialized medical equipment and availability modifications. In the event you are a recipient of Medicare and Medicaid, you must also consider the Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan. Medicaid offers a complete record of waivers relevant to the elderly that we suggest that you review.

What types of financing are available in California if insurance doesn't cover home modifications?

The American Elder Care Research Organization lists several other financial assistance paths to consider when searching for help to buy your walkin bathtub. The USA Rural Development plan is also known as the Section 504 program, the Very Low-Income Housing Repair program and the RD 504 Loan Program. The alterations can have a walk in bathtub. There are age, income and geographical requirements to participate. To learn more about the maximum numbers available, other limitations and the way to apply, visit and click on your state after you click on the 'Contact Us' link. Following that, you can click on your own county along with a listing of service centers including phone numbers will pop up. (2) For a non-Medicaid state financial assistance program for the aged, you can check this list to find out if there are any that contain home modifications. (3) Rebuilding Together, a national non profit that can maybe cancel the installation costs of a walk in bath, can be a good resource. Contact them at (4)There are other choices to consider. The Internal Revenue Service may determine your home adjustment qualifies for tax deductions as a dental and medical expense. This should not be confused with the Dependent Care Tax Credit, which is used for dependent care expenses incurred by a primary taxpayer to enable them to work instead of caring for their dependent. There are also qualifications in order to maintain an individual who needs care as a dependent. Call the Internal Revenue Service to determine in case you can deduct the cost of installing your walkin bath. IRS Publication 502 is a great resource that will allow you to judge whether changing your toilet qualifies you to deduct it as a medical expense. You can also phone them at (800) 829-1040. (5) The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification may also assist you to find help to cover home modifications. Click here to learn more (6) Your local Independent Living Center (ILC) is a useful resource for suggestions on how to pay for your modifications. Click the link to find out more about this option

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

Check with your Sunnyvale homeowner's insurance to be sure it's going to cover you against this sort of damage. You may require a home adjustment license from the Sunnyvale, CA building department to put in a bath, particularly if walls have to be eliminated to match your toilet plans. Above all, you didn't get one AND somehow and in the event you needed a license your home suffers from damage from the installed walk in tub, your losses may not be covered by your homeowner's insurance. Should you plan on ever selling your Sunnyvale home, there are lots of buyer beware messages out there which will steer prospective buyers from your home since it does impact homeowner's insurance if there have been any improvements without licenses. Buyers see the licenses and their homeowners insurance as protections on their investments in dwellings.

Why are these tubs so much more expensive than normal tubs?

Largely you are paying for a listing of safety features that are unavailable on a regular tub. These safety features are built into walk in baths for individuals with limited mobility to decrease the possibility of falling down. An important aspect of walk in baths is that there is a low step threshold to allow a user to readily enter into the tub unconcerned in regards to the conventional high wall of a regular tub. The walk in tubs also generally include improved drain alternatives, jet therapy, and a cleaning function. Furthermore, one of the reasons why the price changes among the walk in baths is that the baths are custom made depending on a person's demands rather than factory reproduced, so you could find a bathtub that's specially made for somebody who needs wheelchair accessibility, a tub that fits a bigger individual, or a soaker tub with jets.

Do Walk-In Bathtubs Leak?

Yes, they can leak. Another common complaint from people who attempted to save cash and purchased an inferior quality tub stems from door escapes. When purchasing a walk-in tub, ensure you buy a lifetime warranty, because as soon as the door escapes, you can't use the bath, until you repair the seal. Make sure that the walk-in tub is stiff and powerful to prevent any flex that inhibits a watertight door. Moreover, during the setup process, it is highly advised that the California installer never lift the bath by the pipes, because it can lead to escapes. Also any damage that could have happened during hauling can loosen fittings and mishandling and cause leakage. Before using the walk-in tub, it is important that the bathtub is tested by the installer properly according to the instruction manual. The water may have trouble draining correctly and may create the door to leak, in case the tub is not installed degree together with the supporting attributes provided. Eventually, make sure you comprehend the risks linked to the placement of your walk in bathtub, particularly alcoves, because they have special requirements to prevent leaking.

Are these tubs as easy to clean as normal tubs?

They're not difficult to wash, but unlike routine baths, itis advisable to keep a day-to-day cleaning custom with a walk-in tub using the right products and subsequent manufacturer's recommendations. You wish to really make sure with a walk in bath that you remove scum and spots to protect the surface. Get into the practice of wiping down the surfaces that are wet after each use to help avoid the build up scum, that will necessitate more scrubbing later. Weekly, use cleaners to wash your walkin bath. Products that address your particular water stain and deposits should be considered in addition to any signs that these products may destroy the finish on your bathtub. Since baths are usually either acrylic or fiberglass, you need to familiarize yourself with the very best cleaning methods for your type of bath. Fiberglass can easily dull and is porous and brittle and stain. Acrylic is nonporous and simple to wash. Additionally, if the weather allows, air the room out in order that it doesn't remain humid. Some manufacturers advise that you just open your bathroom window for an hour each day to let moisture escape.

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

Yes. There are walk in bath installations that give you a large standing area for stand-up showers. You can either shower standing up or sitting down. Ensure you get the correct dimensions for the walk-in bath in order you don't feel cramped during a stand-up shower. Also, should you would like to maintain your standing shower, since if your faucet is not right against a wall, it is a lot more difficult to tap into your existing shower, another thing to keep in mind is to ask about the faucet place.

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

You can resell or find used walk-in bathtubs being sold online. However, lots of people generally wish to be sure that they're purchasing a walk in tub that personally fulfills their needs for the long-term. They are less likely to take a big risk by paying all of the costs associated with transportation and also the removal of their present bathtub without assurance and a bit more investment in the status along with quality of their purchase. There isn't actually a big market for plumbing fixtures that are used. Finally, should you think you might attempt to resell your walk in bathtub, the next buyer may want to understand whether the lifetime guarantee is extended to other owners too or if they're going to have to cover the costs associated with a door seal or other part damages that will occur with use.

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

Yes. Be careful of the amount of atmosphere and also water that comes out of the jets to be sure it's the appropriate number which will soothe aches and your sore muscles with a massage sensation. Jets may be placed to target specific regions to provide for the most effective effects. Many Sunnyvale customers take pleasure in the therapeutic effect of having jets installed within their walk-in bath for a wide array of medical conditions that gain from the easiness that is extra.

Can I make one of these myself?

Yes, but most individuals don't start from scratch, they begin with a tub conversion kit. There are instructions available on how to convert your existing bathtub into a walk-in tub. We advise that you simply know the way to use the right tools in order that you don't end up with a non-working bathtub. There are firms that understand the way to turn your handicap that is bath more and your home accessible for less of an investment than alternatives. As California installers, we know how to direct you in the correct direction, so please ask us for a consultation so we are able to assist you to make your house match your present needs, particularly if you have recently become disabled or are providing an elderly man care-giving in their house or your residence.

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