Taking a bath in a tub is one of the simplest things to do, especially when you are in the pink of health and do not have any joint problems as such. However, things are hardly so simple for people who suffer from immobility of joints, weakness or some other handicap that prevents them from getting into and out of bath tubs with ease. Bathtub power lift has been invented for this reason, and if you need one for your own use read on to know about 4 of the best ones that you can choose.
Bathmaster Sonaris Bath Lift
This chair has been completely built of plastic. But it has a solid construction. This strong bath lift chair comes with a perfect backrest that you can leave reclined or upright – just any way that you wish. You may prefer any angle for reclining its backrest, which can be reclined to an angle of up to 40 °. The unit can be operated with the help of a waterproof hand controller consisting of large-sized, textured control pads that can help older people with bad eyesight.
This is a safe device considering the fact that it does not lower bathers unless there is sufficient charge to lift users back. When it does not have much power left and needs to be recharged, it will inform you through a warning indicator light and an audible “beep” sound. This way, you can easily understand when you have to charge it up once again. The device is stable and strong in construction and can last for long. You can easily clean up this bath lift, without experiencing any hassles during the cleaning process.
Aquatec Major Water Powered Bathlift
This is a very helpful bath lift and makes sure that bathers do not have to manually strain in order to get themselves out of their tubs. A hand control, having the shape of a standard joystick, makes it easy to control the product. It can also help in controlling the reclining back supports which are optional.
The bath lift comes with two lifting scissors and a lifting base with bladders. You can order the unit in any of the 4 available back support options, which are Reclining, Stationary, Without adjustable side laterals and With adjustable side laterals. It can easily lift you your body to the upper part of the tub and also lower it slowly into warm water. It can lower you to 2.75 inch from the bottom of your bath tub. You can use height adapters and mount a seat belt in case you have a bath tub that is deeper than 19 inches.
Aquatec A13705 Reclining Special Back Support for Water Powered Bathlifts
This bath lift comes with adjustable side wings as well as a lock and lift feature at the hinge. It boasts of a water powered recline that can easily be controlled with the help of a lift hand control. The angle can independently be adjusted from the motion of the seat. Its back angle can easily be controlled with the help of a remote. The backrest has a maximum reclining capacity of 45 degrees.
The unit can easily be mounted in any of the two seat postures. There is a great back support and it has a special capability of reclining. The unit can support weight of up to 330 pounds. It comes with a warranty period of 6 months.
Archimedes Bath Tub Lift
This bath lift is ideal for people who are obese and comes with the greatest amount of leg space. This can offer the best comfort and support at the time of taking a bath. This actuator-driven bath lift draws power from a lithium ion battery that is rechargeable.
The unit comes with a high backrest and a long seat that can offer a lot of support to bathers. This is a safe device. When there is not sufficient power to lift bathers back up, it does not lower them into tubs. This stylish bath lift boasts of a dual action release system that can be used to release all of the 4 suction cups of this bath lift. It can securely and steadily lower bathers into and out of tubs.
The bath lift can be separated into 3 parts, with the heaviest piece being 11.5 pounds in weight. Although it has a low bulk, it is able to support a maximum weight of 300 lbs. It is easy to clean the device and you may make use of commercial bathroom cleaners for cleaning it up. The device is covered by a warranty of 1 year from the manufacturer.