Safety grab bars are installed in both commercial and residential bathrooms in order to help users more comfortably maneuver off the toilet or out of the bathtub/shower. PlumbersStock has several options so that you can find an option that matches your design.
Bathroom grab bars are mandated by the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) in public restrooms, but if you have elderly or disabled users we highly recommend installing them in your home. Browse through our inventory and purchase discount safety bars and other bathroom accessories.
One nice thing about safety bars is they have a variety of applications. You can install them for use with the toilet, bathtub, and/or shower. They can be installed in different positions depending on the specific need of the user:
Grab bars come in a variety of lengths in order to accommodate and fit a variety of wall spaces. No matter what length of is installed, the installation should ensure that the bathroom grab bar will not pull of out the wall when pressure is applied. The best support can be found when the grab bar is properly secured into wall studs. If no studs are available for the desired location, specialized hanging products can be purchased and installed for better support.
Along with elongated toilet bowls, grab bars are now becoming a common fixture in the bathrooms for users who are elderly or disabled. Bathroom safety bars help to accommodate those persons who need help standing up off the toilet or safely exiting the shower. Manufacturer’s such as American Standard, Delta, and Moen have recognized that more customers are purchasing bathroom grab bars for use within their homes and therefore the finishes and overall appearances of grab bars has changed dramatically within the last few years. Consumers can now purchase them in oil rubbed bronze in order to compliment their existing tub and shower trim or sink faucet.
The regulations that commercial business must adhere to within the ADA is the Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG). This regulation defines the requirements for installing toilet and shower grab bars in public toileting facilities. The guidelines include:
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