Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of injuries suffered by Americans, and the majority of them happen in the home. Specifically, they tend to happen in the bathroom, where water from the shower or bathtub and slippery tile floors meet. In 2008 alone, 234,000 people in the U.S. over the age of 15 suffered a nonfatal injury in their bathroom, according to Health Monitor. If you’re looking for ways to improve shower safety in your home and prevent slip and fall accidents from happening to your family, here’s a list of protective steps you can take in your home bathroom.
Tired of looking at the same old vanity countertop? Ready to replace your ancient shower stall with a new one? If you’re getting ready to remodel your bathroom, you’ve got a big task ahead of you, but before you start tearing up the flooring and painting the walls, make sure you’re fully prepared for the job by following these four steps:
For those downsizing in the home, spacious bathrooms are often the first to go. Luckily, there are many inventive ways to change the look of a small powder room. From simple visual tricks, to a quick remodel using easy to install shower stall kits, try these tips to make the most of your bathroom space:
Planning to remodel your home bathroom? Before you get started tearing out your old shower stall or lugging a new toilet home from the store, check out this list of common bathroom remodeling mistakes:
When living with a person with disabilities, it’s important to keep their needs in mind. This is especially true when it comes to the layout of a home bathroom. Standard home bathroom designs generally aren’t made with the needs of the disabled in mind. Making them wheelchair-accessible often requires changes be made to the shower stall, sink, toilet, and other essential bathroom furnishings.