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  • The Basics of Creating a Wheelchair-Accessible Bathroom

    There is a lot of attention these days on creating houses for people with disabilities, and specifically, adapting homes for wheelchair accessibility. Designing a bathroom with wheelchair accessibility presents a unique set of challenges for the home remodeler or designer. Here are a few tips to take into consideration when you are designing a wheelchair-accessible bathroom. Room […]

  • Is Your Bathroom fit for Aging in Place?

    Does your Senior need a new or refitted bathroom for Aging in Place? See how you can help to ensure their safety as they grow older in their own home.

  • The Importance of Designing an Accessible Bathroom

    The Importance of Designing an Accessible Bathroom

    Perhaps you or a loved one are already experiencing limited mobility that makes navigating and utilizing a standard bathroom challenging. Maybe you are still fully mobile, but plan on staying in your home well into retirement, and want to make the necessary changes now to make your home more accessible. Click on title to read more.

  • Totally Accessible Homes - What We Are All About

    Totally Accessible Homes - What We Are All About

    Making sure that your home is accessible to everyone that lives in it is important to the comfort and quality of life for all of your home’s inhabitants. This means that special features may need to be installed in order to assist anyone that is physically challenged, thereby making it easier for them to use your home. This is where we come in at Total Home Accessibility.

  • Shower Designs For Those In Need of Extra Assistance

    Shower Designs For Those In Need of Extra Assistance

    Using accessible designs for the home is essential to ensuring that all of its occupants can make full use of its facilities without fear of coming to harm. The shower is one of those simple but nonetheless important luxuries that no one should have to miss out on. Our products ensure that no one has to while remaining both safe and secure.

  • Grab Bars For Added Reaching Security

    Grab Bars For Added Reaching Security

    Grab bars are generally a good idea whether you have anyone with physical limitations in your household or not. The bathtub can get very slippery when wet – and practically anyone could injure themselves getting in or out if they aren’t careful. In fact, the same can be said about the bathroom in general, since most of the time the bathroom has rather slick floors.

  • Bath and Shower Seats Equipped For Your Home

    Adding a bath or shower seat to your bathroom is a good first step towards improving its accessibility. There are several different kinds of bath and shower seats on the market, and at Totally Accessible Homes, we carry multiple types to satisfy most every need.

  • In-Shower Support Elements for Added Assistance

    In-Shower Support Elements for Added Assistance

    Thousands of older adults slip and fall in the shower each year. Even if you’re steady on your feet, the slippery surface of the shower floor puts you at risk of a dangerous fall. In-shower supports allow you to stay safe and avoid falls, whether you shower independently or with the help of a caregiver.

    Totally Accessible Homes offers a wide array of in-shower supports, so you’re sure to find one that fits your needs and is compatible with your space. The fold-up double support arm is a great choice for those who want to be able to move the support out of the way. It mounts on a wall plate, and can be folded neatly against the wall when you don’t need it. At 33.5 inches, it offers plenty of space for you to grab.

  • Allow Totally Accessible Homes to Design an Accessible Bathtub for Your Home

    Allow Totally Accessible Homes to Design an Accessible Bathtub for Your Home

    As the average age of Americans continues to rise, the need for accessible bathrooms in American homes becomes more and more pressing. Whether you are in need of an accessible bathroom or believe that an accessible bathroom will prove beneficial in the foreseeable future, you should come to us for your accessible bathtub needs. There are a number of reasons that we should be considered the top choice in this regard, but the one that stands out the most is how we can design one of our accessible bathtubs to better meet the needs of our customers.

  • Don't Sacrifice Style for Accessibility When You Can Have Both

    Don't Sacrifice Style for Accessibility When You Can Have Both

    Making your home more accessible by implementing elements of universal design is a smart idea, especially if you plan on aging in place or you have anyone living at home that is physically limited or mobility challenged. However, there’s a common misconception that focusing on improving accessibility tends to damage the style of your home, since universal design is function over form. This isn’t necessarily true. Even though universal design does focus on function, that doesn’t mean you can’t add a bit of style as well. For example, when installing an accessible shower, there’s no reason there can’t be a balance between form and function.

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