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Best Walk-in Tubs in Baltimore, MD

Aug. 15, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Walk-in tubs are a popular alternative to traditional bathtubs for the elderly and physically-disabled. If you’re in the market for one, there are numerous safety and therapeutic features to consider. Our partners at ConsumerAffairs researched the best walk-in tub companies in Baltimore to help the purchasing process MDow smoothly.

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Kohler
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  • Lowest step-in on the market
  • Hydrotherapy & air jets
  • Fast fill and fast drain
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Jacuzzi
Jacuzzi
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  • Epsom salt compatibility
  • Seamless, fast installation
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Independent Home
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  • 60-second speed drain
  • Safety grab bars & non-slip surfaces
  • ADA compliant seat
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Bath Planet
Bath Planet
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  • One day remodels
  • Thickest acrylic in the industry
  • 2 year limited warranty
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Hydro Dimensions
Hydro Dimensions
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  • Deep soakers available
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How to choose walk-in tubs in Baltimore

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Baltimore is home to 150,00 seniors and people under 65 with a disability. Many live in homes with bathrooms that increase risks of falls and other injuries, especially when entering or exiting the bathtub.

Walk-in tubs provide security and comfort for independent seniors and adults with disabilities. Standard features include a door and low-entry threshold, grab bars, a built-in seat and a non-slip MDoor. Walk-in tubs also have about twice as much depth as a traditional tub.

There are multiple types of walk-in tubs in Baltimore. Some companies will allow you to customize a tub according to your preferences. Costs range from approximately $1,500 to over $20,000.

Type of tub Description Price
Soaker Basic model with standard safety features $1,500 - $5,000
Aerotherapy Soaker with air jets $5,000 - $9,000
Hydrotherapy Soaker with water jets $5,000 - $9,000
Combination Soaker with air and water jets $7,000 - $10,000
Bariatric Wide walk-in tub to accommodate larger individuals $5,000 - $10,000
Wheelchair-accessible Tub with outward-facing door and wide entryway and seat $3,000 - $10,000
Customized Built-to-order; luxury options $9,000 - $20,000

Medicare and Medicaid rarely contribute toward walk-in tubs, but manufacturers and sellers offer financing and discounts. A walk-in tub may be tax-deductible if it is a medical expense.

When purchasing a walk-in tub in Baltimore, be aware of installation costs and considerations. Installation usually costs $1,500 or less. Start with a free in-home consultation where a professional representative will examine your bathroom space, determine which walk-in tubs will fit and inform you if you’ll need any home updates to electrical or plumbing systems. Installation usually takes only one to two days.

Caring for your walk-in tub is easy with regular maintenance. In case any issues do arise, be familiar with the details of the tub’s warranty. Most products come with many years of protection, allowing you to enjoy a safe and luxurious bathing experience along with financial peace of mind.

Safe Step

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Safe Step walk-in tubs go through a 14-point quality control inspection and are tested to meet industry-leading standards. Each product is completely American-made and backed with a lifetime guarantee. Customers get a lowest-price promise and professional installation. According to reviews, Safe Step provides a hassle-free buying experience and setup.

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Kohler

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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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Jacuzzi

Jacuzzi

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The name brand that defines hot tubs, Jacuzzi brings their excellence in hydrotherapy to walk-in tubs. Trained professionals take out your old bathtub and install a Jacuzzi walk-in tub, letting you enjoy safety features, whirlpool jets and warm water that circulates constantly. Reviews mention they chose Jacuzzi because of the brand name and were impressed with the fast, professional installation.

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Independent Home

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Customer comfort and safety are top priorities for Independent Home, which has been in business for over 15 years. This company sells, installs and services its own walk-in tubs and includes a full-coverage lifetime warranty. Set up a free consultation and get an estimate good for one year. Many customers give five-star reviews, expressing total satisfaction with Independent Home.

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Bath Planet

Bath Planet

Bath Planets tubs are low-maintenance and use the thickest acrylic materials in the industry. The company offers a limited lifetime warranty on all products. Bath Planet has many styles, patterns and colors to suit every taste and budget. Baltimore reviewers rate the company highly and say the employees are kind and courteous.

Hydro Dimensions

Hydro Dimensions

Hydro Dimensions offers several types of therapy options with their walk-in tubs, including dual massage and deep soak features. The company has many accessories and upgrade options from which to choose and offers free resources, guides and educational materials. Reviews from Baltimore recommend the company and praise the durability of the tubs.

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