One of the first articles I wrote on this blog was on the Teuco walk-in bathtub and shower combos. They were luxury models that had a lot of style with the benefit of a bathtub and shower. Another player in this market is Austrian company Artweger with their Twin Line walk-in bathtub and shower combos.
Twin Line Commons
Twin Line comes is three different styles: standard Twin Line, Twin Line 2, and Twin Line Whirlpool. All have the same basic style of a bathtub with a glass enclosed shower at one end. The glass door goes through the side of the bathtub so you can see the water level inside. This also gives a low threshold for entering the bathtub. But note that there is no built-in seat like in other walk-in tubs. There are a couple wide ledges and an optional seat attachment, but they’re not designed specifically for accessibility. A shower chair could be placed in any of the Twin Lines though.
The standard Twin Line has a wider space at the shower enclosed end. Giving someone a little more elbow room while showering. A glass wall is at one end while a large curved glass door is adjacent.
The Twin Line 2 is the same as the standard but with a slimmer shape. Instead of an enlarged shower end, the side of the bathtub goes straight across. A better option for smaller bathrooms or those who like the sleeker look.
Finally there’s the Twin Line Whirlpool which adds whilepool features to the standard Twin Line model. An option for those who may need the soothing feel of a whirlpool for muscle, nerve, or joint pains. This model features 12 air jets, 6 massage jets, 4 micro jet shower, and underwater light spot.
Like the Teuco models, the Twin Line walk-in bathtub and shower combo combines high style with functionality. Though not completely accessible for all, they’re a stylish option for some. For more information on the Twin Line view this PDF (Note: It’s in I believe Dutch and the Austrians are not shy about partial nudity in advertisements apparently.) Or visit the Artweger website at www.artweger.at/en.