Accessible Bathroom Modifications and Remodeling

General Details

Independent Living Solutions is proud to follow the building guidelines as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act to provide accessible bathroom modifications and remodeling services. By incorporating ADA design, this can drastically increase the resale of the home as well as provide piece of mind in the event of you or a loved one should become disabled. Independent Living Solutions creates a safe and secure washroom while keeping in mind affordability and timeless design.

Independent Living Solution bathroom modifications include:

  • Accessible bathroom sinks and vanities

  • Toilet grab bar

  • Handicapped accessible bathroom showers

  • ADA acrylic tub liners

  • Wheelchair accessible bathrooms

  • Tub door insert kits

  • Walk-in showers

  • Walk-in tubs.

Design Guidelines for Bathrooms Provided by AARP

Below is a list of design and product suggestions for a home bathroom that can increase safety, comfort, convenience, and livability for everyone. Check off the ideas that you may want to include in your own home.

  • 36-inch-wide door for easy access, or pocket door

  • Rocker-style light switches, 42 inches off the floor

  • Lever handle, anti-scald faucets on sink, bathtub, and shower

  • No threshold walk-in or roll-in shower with minimum dimensions 5 feet by 3 feet (4 feet preferred)

  • Hand-held, adjustable-height showerhead with easily operable controls

  • Maneuvering space that accommodates a 60-inch turning radius

  • Toilet centered 18 inches from any side wall, tub, or cabinet

  • Toilet seat 17 to 19 inches off floor for older persons, lower for children

  • Grab bars or wall-blocking for future installation in tub, shower and near toilet

  • Knee space under sink for seated users

  • Easy-glide drawers that close automatically

  • Countertops with rounded edges

  • Bright, non-glare lighting

  • Reduced-slip tile or non-skid floor

  • D-shaped or pull-style cabinet and drawer handles

  • Full-length and/or tilted mirror that can be used seated or standing

  • Towel bars, soap and toothbrush holders 48 inches off floor

  • Sink bowl mounted close to front edge of vanity for easier use while seated

  • Integral transfer seat in tub and built-in bench or shower chair in shower.