Category Archives: Bathroom

Stylish Products for the Bathroom

Numi | Advanced Toilet and Bidet

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It’s an age old argument between couples that involves a simple bathroom fixture. The toilet and whether the seat is kept up or down. Well this new toilet and bidet can solve that conflict with a toilet seat that opens and closes automatically. Oh but the Numi by Kohler can do so much more than that.

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Year End Top Ten: Stylish Products

Moving on to Stylish Products. Again you can read the original article by clicking on the picture and the order is by date appeared.

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Seamless Bathrooms by One Bath Systems

1381659_602167956496476_788420785_n One of the big worries of a roll-in shower is water getting into other areas of the bathroom where it’s not wanted. One way to combat this is to make the entire bathroom water tight.

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The Accord Seated Shower by Sterling Plumbing

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While not a fully accessible shower, this shower by Sterling Plumbing can provide accessibility for many at a relatively low cost.

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Electronic Height Adjustable Bathroom Sink

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A feature of some wheelchair accessible kitchens is the electronically adjustable counter. However bathroom counters and sinks don’t usually have this feature, though they do exist. A great example would be these electronically adjustable sinks by Swedish company Granberg.

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Roll-Under Sinks by Trueform Concrete

Even though the material is thousands of years old, in the past few years concrete has learned new tricks. Today it can be found being used as countertops and is flexible in its look. Colored dyes and stamped forms can make concrete look like tile, brick, and other materials. What was a very utilitarian material has turned chic. An example of this is in the making of bathroom sinks. A couple of nice looking examples of roll-under sinks are these by Trueform Concrete.

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elio LED Grab Bars

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When designing an accessible space for someone that is elderly or visually impaired, is lighting. For someone that is elderly, lighting is important because we lose some ability to see contrast as we age. Being able to see a path or what we’re grabbing onto can be a safety issue. Especially for someone who is new to low vision as their body slows down. Last year I wrote an article about a lighted grab bar called the Balance Beam. Today I’m featuring more LED grab bars by elio of Holland, Michigan.

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Jacuzzi Towel Warming Drawer

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Image: Jacuzzi

After taking a shower or bath, standard procedure calls for us to immediately grab a towel and dry off quickly. That’s because we’re usually pretty darn cold with the water still on our bodies. A luxurious way to combat this is to have a warm towel to dry off with. This can be done with a wall mounted towel warming rack. Another way is with this towel warming drawer by Jacuzzi. A drawer that can be mounted at any height and can also warm more than just towels.

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