These days, when people are living longer and, generally, healthier lives, homes are being designed and remodeled for “aging in place.” The room in the house that generally gets the most attention is the bathroom.

Walk-in bathtubs and walk-in showers are the two most important components of an “age friendly” bathroom. Households with senior or disabled members are now routinely specifying these fixtures when they remodel or build a new custom home.


But creating a safe environment for seniors and family members with limited mobility is not the only good reason for installing walk-in bathtubs and showers. People whose jobs or athletic pursuits cause stiffness or stressed muscles can also benefit from therapeutic bathtubs and showers with massage capabilities. Throughout history, water therapy has been recognized as a health-aid, as well as for maintaining good hygiene.


Tropical Plumbing & Bath is Hawaii’s leading resource for sales and installation of high quality walk-in bathtubs and showers, which are fully warrantied and made in the U.S. As a licensed plumber, Tropical installs walk-in bathtubs and showers in single-family homes and condominiums, both remodels and new construction, and also redesigns bathrooms to accommodate the new fixtures. Its team of plumbing professionals and bathroom designers has the expertise to ensure that these major additions to your bathroom are operating properly, from the time of installation and into the future.

“The installation of bathtubs and showers is just part of the service we provide,” said Tropical Plumbing & Bath president Charlie Beeck, named “Remodeler of the Year” by the Building Industry Association of Hawaii. “We also have the capability to redesign bathroom spaces with tile, travertine and marble options, or add a new custom bathroom to a home. A remodeled, upgraded bathroom is one of the best investments a homeowner can make.”


To arrange a free consultation for bathroom design alterations and installations, including walk-in bathtub and shower systems to serve special family needs, contact Tropical Plumbing & Bath at 847-0970.

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