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Comparing walk-in baths and showers

Who is the best walk-in bath company in the UK?

While there are lots of retailers in the UK that sell walk in baths and showers, many people believe that Handicare is one of the best companies in the UK.

Handicare has a range of specially selected walk-in baths and easy-access bathtubs, designed for the elderly and those with limited mobility, that put the ease and comfort back into bathing.

Here at Handicare, your home survey and installation appointments are scheduled to fit around you. Plus, you’ll be kept informed throughout the buying process so all you must worry about is how you are going to enjoy a relaxing soak.

Are walk-in showers any good?

As people decide on whether they want a walk-in bath or walk-in shower, a question that many people ask is ‘are walk-in showers any good’ and the simple answer is yes!

There are a variety of easy access models available as some come with a power seat or a heated seat and others boast half-height doors that make it easy for entering and exiting the shower.

Here are some of the special features that walk-in showers include:

  • Easy access showers have been designed to make your bathing time safer with large showering areas and a slip-resistant base
  • They are relaxing and comfortable
  • Modern walk-in showers are stylish
  • Shower baths are practical
  • They are very easy to keep clean

What makes walk-in baths a good option?

Like walk-in showers, there are lots of different models of baths you can choose as some will come with a bath lift, some are full length and others are a shorter length.

Walk-in baths can be designed to fit in with the style of your bathroom, but most importantly they allow people with mobility problems the opportunity to enjoy a relaxing bathing experience without worrying about falling over.

Here are some special features that walk-in baths boast:

  • A low entry point for easy access
  • Easy to use
  • Temperature controlled mixer taps
  • New walk-in baths are trendy
  • They are easy to keep clean

To find out more about the selection you have on offer, check out the guide to the different kinds of walk-in baths and showers.

Where to buy walk-in showers and baths?

Once you’ve decided that you need a walk-in bath or shower in your home you need to know where to look to buy one.

At Handicare, you can browse through the different models available, can make an enquiry and can then arrange a home visit so your walk-in shower or bath is tailored for you. You can do all of this via the website.

There is a range of different models of walk-in baths and showers and these are listed below:



If you want to find out which bathing solutions are best for you, then take a look at the variety of walk in showers and baths on offer.

As people grow older and their mobility starts to wane, you may start to think about the adaptations you need to carry out to make their home more accessible.

One of the most important rooms in the house that needs to be made accessible is the bathroom, which may need to be upgraded.

A common question that many people ask is whether a new walk-in bath or a walk-in shower is best for them. The simple answer to this question is that there is no one answer, as each comes with its own advantages and disadvantages.

Choosing a solution is very much dependent on several factors including your level of mobility, the suitability of the bathroom in your home and, of course, budget.

In this guide, take a look at the comparison between walk-in baths and walk-in showers to help you decide what is most suitable for your needs.

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