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Best Walk-in Tubs in Phoenix, AZ

Sept. 25, 2019, 2:37 p.m.

As we age, mobility challenges may prevent us from using a bathtub as easily as we could have in the past. As a result, many injuries among seniors occur from falls in the bathroom. Walk-in tubs, designed to give older individuals a safer experience, can be a solution. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best walk-in tub companies in Phoenix for consumers considering a more accessible bathing option.

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Kohler
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  • Hydrotherapy & air jets
  • Fast fill and fast drain
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Independent Home
Independent Home
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  • Available in Phoenix
  • Low monthly payment plans
  • ADA-compliant tubs
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American Standard
American Standard
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  • Combines high quality with luxury options
  • Wide array of door & installation configuration
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Aqua Therapy
Aqua Therapy
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  • M-Sat: 9am - 6pm
  • Closed Sun
  • aquatherapytubs.com
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428 E. Thunderbird Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85022
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Allure Bath Remodeling
Allure Bath Remodeling
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  • Open 24 hours
  • allurebathsandkitchens.com
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2680 E. Mohawk Ln., Ste. 1107
Phoenix, AZ 85050
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Arizona Therapeutic Walk-in Tubs
Arizona Therapeutic Walk-in Tubs
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  • M-Sun: 7am - 9pm
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  • energysunsolutions.com
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6131 S. Four Peaks Place.
Chandler, AZ 85249
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Reliant
Reliant
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  • M-F: 8am - 5pm
  • Closed Sat and Sun
  • https://www.reliantcapitolllc.com/bathroom-remodeling/walk-in-tubs
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725 N. 73rd Ave., Ste. 124
Phoenix, AZ 85043
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Home Concepts Custom Remodeling
Home Concepts Custom Remodeling
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  • Open 24 hours
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1210 W. Alameda Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85282
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How to choose walk-in tubs in Phoenix

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Walk-in bathtubs are designed specifically for individuals with mobility limitations. They have doors that open up and a lower barrier to entry than traditional bathtubs. They also usually include a grab bar, physical seat and a non-slip floor. Walk-in tubs in Phoenix are ideal for the elderly or those who suffer from painful physical ailments.

In Phoenix, about 10 percent of residents are 65 and older. Surrounding areas where seniors live, like Scottsdale, have much higher percentages. Many of these individuals wish to stay in their homes longer and “age in place.” Walk-in tubs can help with this process, providing both safety and therapy features.

Walk-in tubs in Phoenix are available in several different types:

  • Soaker tub: A walk-in soaker tub is a basic model and includes features such as a grab bar, a built-in seat and a textured floor to prevent slips and falls.
  • Bariatric tub: Bariatric tubs are wider than standard walk-in bathtubs to accommodate larger individuals.
  • Hydrotherapy tub: Hydrotherapy tubs include water jets for water circulation to alleviate muscle aches and pains.
  • Wheelchair-accessible tub: A wheelchair-accessible tub offers easier transfer from the wheelchair into the bathtub. The seat is lower and has an outward-facing door.
  • Combination walk-in tubs: These tubs have air and water jets. They include the features of a standard soaker tub but can be customized with LED lights for chromatherapy and essential oil infusions for aromatherapy.

Phoenix residents can expect to spend $1,500 to $20,000 on a walk-in tub. The final price will depend on the size of the tub, the features included, if an existing tub is being replaced and whether an electrician is required. Warranties are included and vary depending on the manufacturer.

When it’s time to install your new walk-in tub in Phoenix, a few modifications to the bathroom might need to be made. Here are three considerations:

  • Access: Most bathroom doors are only 28 or 30 inches wide. Depending on the width of the tub you purchase, you may have to remove the door trim to get the walk-in tub into the bathroom.
  • Plumbing: Standard bathroom hook-ups may require you to move existing plumbing, including the drains and the supply. Since walk-in tubs can hold more water than a standard tub, water supply lines should be ¾-inch pipes rather than ½-inch pipes.
  • Electrical: The walk-in tub's drain pump generally needs a dedicated 15-amp electrical circuit from your service panel. Water and air jets may require an additional circuit.

Walk-in tubs in Phoenix are generally not covered by Medicare since they are not considered “durable medical equipment.” There may be options available to help cover the costs, however. Veterans, for example, may qualify for a VA home loan, which can provide funds to help you purchase and install a walk-in tub.

Safe Step

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Safe Step walk-in bathtubs are customizable, built to last and are 100% American made. Each tub comes with a lifetime guarantee. The company offers walk-in tubs, walk-in showers and a hybrid tub. Before installation, each tub goes through a 14-point quality control inspection to ensure it meets the company’s standards, among the highest in the industry. Customers love Safe Step’s prices and warranty.

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Kohler

Kohler

Designed for safety, comfort and elegance, Kohler Walk-In Bath has an extra-wide door and ultra-low step-in to make entry almost effortless. Hydrotherapy jets target the spine, legs and feet while back, neck and shoulder surfaces are heated for comfort and warmth. Customer reviews report Kohler sales reps being personable and professional and that installation was smooth.

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Independent Home

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With service available across the Valley and state, Independent Home has been manufacturing walk-in tubs for 15 years. Purchasers get full coverage with a lifetime warranty. Independent Home provides visitors to its website with helpful photos, videos and guides to make the buying process more straightforward. Customers say Independent Home installed their walk-in tubs efficiently, and they say the quality in the build of the tub is evident.

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American Standard

American Standard

Offering a line of more than 60 models costing between $4,500 and $10,000, American Standard brings customers a wide selection of quality walk-in tubs with whirlpool, quick drain and light therapy options. Customers in Phoenix love the walk-in tubs’ massage features, saying they make for a relaxing soak, but some people report issues in homes with older water heaters.

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