Are walk in tubs worth the money?
Similarly, you may ask, are walk in tubs a good investment?
Walk-in bathtubs are an investment, and the tub itself is not the only financial investment walk-in tub owners may need to make. Higher initial cost: Walk-in tubs can cost significantly more than traditional bathtubs, especially if you need to do any pre-installation electrical or plumbing work.
Secondly, are walk in tubs covered by Medicare? Walk-in bathtubs are generally not covered by Medicare because they are not considered "durable medical equipment". Unlike hospital beds, wheelchairs, catheters, blood glucose monitors or nebulizers, a walk in bathtub can be used by anyone.
Beside this, what is the average cost of a walk in tub installed?
The typical cost of installing a walk- in tub is between $700 and $1,500 for a total cost of $5,000-$7,000 on average including the tub.
Are walk in tubs dangerous?
If you are bathing small children or someone who is small and frail and at risk of falling into the footwell, a walk-in bathtub is not a safe option. Making it even more dangerous is the higher outer wall which means an adult on the outside of the tub cannot easily reach the bather inside.