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grab bar

grab bar
A hand grip, usually installed in a shower, which may be used for steadying oneself.
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There are also sinks with hand pulls in the front (a grab bar that is part of the sink) that allow an individual using a wheelchair to maneuver more easily.
Product categories including: folding shower seats, grab bars, brass drains, specialty shower curtains, and hand held shower.
Switch any towel bars in bathrooms to correctly mounted grab bars, and install extra bars leading to the shower or tub.
Bigger showers allow for benches, ledges and grab bars. Making vanities a height that works for adults, usually 36 inches.
After you're done installing a grab bar, do the yank test by pulling on the bar with all your strength.
Or for a spa feel, they make a teak grab bar that comes in six different lengths, from 10 inches to 42 inches.
* Horizontal grab bars require at least 12 inches above and 1.5 inches below.
For example, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sets standards for grab bars and wheelchair-turning space in public bathrooms, but those standards are not necessarily ideal for your own private bathroom.
A second option is a fastening system that permanently installs a grab bar into any wall without the need for additional structural support.
features a cushioned backrest and has an inward facing grab bar at the rear.
The low entry step and large grab bar of models EP16KT and EP20KT provide easy on/off access.
This exquisite entrance of human scale and not intimidating; the single brass grab bar fits the hand comfortably.