Shower Safety Bars ?

Shower Safety Bars - Have grab bars installed in your home

One of the most important things you can do early on in your remodeling project is to add Shower safety grab bars. These can be installed nearly anywhere, shower, bathtubs, and hallways and they should be mounted into studs or with grab bar anchors to ensure that they’re as secure as possible. Larger rails and […]

California ADA Complyance

California ADA Requirements

California ADA California – one of the most ADA compliant states in the nation – is also the most ADA litigious.  Under California law, any violation of the ADA is considered a civil rights violation and subject to a minimum statutory penalty of $4,000, plus attorney’s fees. Any disabled person who encounters a building condition […]

Best Places To Install Grab Bars In The Bathroom Or Around The Home

Moen Peended Grab Bar

Entry Grab Bar The most common install would be a 16″ to 18″  A 24″ bar is great if a client is in a shower chair and needs more assistance at the lower position to help pull upon to get to a standing or seated position.” At the entry vertical to help the person step […]

Fall Prevention in the Home ?

prevent fall in bathroom

Fall Prevention in the Home Taking every safety precaution you possibly can is always a wise move, especially as you age, and begin to lose your agility. You don’t want to fall down in an inconvenient location, and find yourself unable to get yourself help to get out of your predicament. Hiring one of the […]

Preventing Bathroom Falls and Injuries

Preventing Bathroom Falls and Injuries

Preventing Bathroom Falls and Injuries Grab bars are an essential enhancement that truly is necessary in the home of anyone over the age of 70. Don’t let pride get in the way; you want to avoid injury, and statistically, if you’re going to take a spill, it’s likely to be in the bathroom. This is […]

Grab Bars – Why Installing Them in your Bathroom is a Smart Move

Have Grab Bars Installed

Grab Bars – Why Installing Them in your Bathroom is a Smart Move As we age, we begin to take notice of certain things that we formerly took for granted. Moving around, getting up and down stairs, and in and out of cars all gradually become more and more difficult as we get older. You […]

OC Grab Bars- About OC Grab Bars

Joey Bolohan OC Grab Bars

OC Grab Bars began in 2005, over the last eight years we have helped many elderly, injured, and recovering men and women feel safe and secure when bathing or getting up the stairs. OC Grab Bars began when the owner, Joey Bolohan, realized there was a great need for grab bars in Orange County; he […]

Why Installing Grab Bars Is Important!

ADA Shower Grab Bars

OC Grab Bars- Why Installing Grab Bars Is Important As we age, falls in the home and bathroom occur more often then they use too. It is estimated that in one year, 234,000 elder adults were treated in the emergency room due to slipping or falling in the bathroom. Out of the elder adults taken […]

What position should we place a grab bar?

Shower Grab Bars installed

OC Grab Bars – Handicap Bathroom Safety Grab Bar Installers Grab bars are an essential part of any home where the occupant is elderly or has undergone joint surgery. Falls and accidents account for almost 60% of all injuries for people over 55 and nearly 80% for those over 70. The main problem is that […]

Bathroom Safety Tips

fall prevention tips

With our bathrooms being the most dangerous rooms in our homes, there is absolutely no reason why we can not still enjoy a relaxing bath. Most of the bathroom injuries occur when someone is entering or exiting their tub or shower enclosure. Age is not a factor in bathroom accidents as children and older adults’ […]