Benefits of a shower bench
Having a proper shower room with space enough for a shower bench is sheer luxury, especially after a long, hard day. But new designs in shower benches are coming up with innovative designs that are compact and fit into even a small bathroom. That is luxury indeed! A shower bench is also very helpful for older people who have trouble balancing. This and other advantages make the shower bench a handy bathroom accessory. Take a look at them here:
For a lot of older people, taking a bath is serious business because they have to take the utmost care to avoid slipping and falling. A shower bench allows them to enjoy a shower without the fear of falling.
Shower benches are installed easily into any shower or bathtub or bathroom. It’s easy for elderly people to sit on it to shower and reduce the risk of falling. They’re easy to transport anywhere, especially while traveling.
Shower benches made of lightweight plastic are an advantage for old people as they can push and position the bench according to their comfort. Plastic shower benches are smooth to the touch and make for easy maneuverability. Professional caregivers also find a shower bench more convenient as the amount of lifting and moving older people in their charge is reduced.
A teak shower bench is highly durable compared to other shower benches. It’s sturdy and does not break, split or crack easily. Teak ages well and is better than other wood when it comes to withstanding moisture. The color of a teak shower bench fades but fades evenly to an attractive gray. A teak shower bench looks best in its natural color but you can also paint it to go with your bathroom décor.
You can choose from different shower benches according to your needs. There is the portable shower bench, an adjustable shower bench, and adjustable shower chair, plain or with padded arm rests, a round, rectangle or square shower bench, a rotating shower bench, shower stool and others. A shower stool like the Universal Bath Seat for tub or shower is a sturdy piece that fits into most standard tubs and showers. It has a unique leg design where you can adjust the length for uneven surfaces and seat heights.