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Find the Best Walk-in Tubs in Santa Barbara, CA

For seniors and people with disabilities, walk-in tubs reduce risk of injury, provide therapy and help maintain an independent lifestyle. We researched the best walk-in tub companies in Santa Barbara so you or a loved one finds a safe, comfortable product available with professional installation.

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    Safe Step
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    • Lowest price guaranteed
    • Available in Santa Barbara
    • Comprehensive lifetime warranty included
    • Professional installation services

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    • Easy-to-grip handrails
    • Hydrotherapy & air jets
    • Fast fill and fast drain
    • Lifetime limited warranty

    With specialty features including the lowest step-in on the market, heated surfaces, hydrotherapy jets and an extra-wide seat, the Walk-In Bath was designed to deliver a safe and comfortable bathing experience with every soak. Each bath is designed and assembled in the U.S. and comes with a Lifetime Limited Warranty for complete peace of mind.

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    • Epsom salt compatibility
    • Seamless, fast installation
    • Removal of your old bathtub or shower
    • Available in Santa Barbara

    Jacuzzi walk-in tubs are centered around quality craftsmanship. Being able to enter the tub safely with our slip-resistant tub floor, comfortable seating, easy access controls, and the Jacuzzi PointPro jet system are all part of the Jacuzzi Walk-in Tub experience.

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    American Standard
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    • Free installation estimate
    • Combines high quality with luxury options
    • Wide array of door & installation configuration
    • Hydrotherapy options available

    American Standard's Walk-In Tubs customers love their unparalleled RevitaJet™ system, a hydrotherapy system with 44 strategically placed air and water jets. Their patented Quick Drain® fast water removal system pumps out the water from the tub so you are not left in the cold while it drains. They also offer a Limited Lifetime Warranty on the tub, installation, AND labor.

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    Luxury Bath Technologies
    • M-F: 8am - 7pm
    • Sat and Sun: 9am - 5pm
    • luxurybath.com/dealers/santa-barbara-ca/walk-in-tubs
    1000 Town Center Dr., Ste. 330
    Oxnard, CA 93036
    (805) 870-8429
    American Tubs
    • M-F: 8am - 5pm
    • Closed Sat and Sun
    • americantubs.com/locations/california/santa-barbara
    Serves residents in
    Santa Barbara, CA
    (800) 577-8475

    Benefits of walk-in tubs in Santa Barbara

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    About 1 of every 5 people in Santa Barbara is over 65, and 6% under 65 live with a disability. Walk-in tubs benefit both seniors and others with limited mobility issues who have difficulty using a traditional bathtub or shower.

    There are many benefits of walk-in tubs in Santa Barbara:

    • Easy entry and exit
    • Lower risk of injury
    • Hydrotherapeutic treatment of general aches and pains, stress, diabetes, arthritis, poor circulation and other conditions
    • Tub and shower functionality
    • Low-maintenance requirements and easy cleaning
    • Durability
    • Ability to age in place and keep up good hygiene
    • Increased quality of life

    Types of walk-in tubs

    There are different types of walk-in tubs in Santa Barbara. The ones listed below are the most common:

    Type of walk-in tub Description
    Soaker Basic model with standard safety features; no jets
    Aerotherapy Soaker with air jets
    Hydrotherapy Soaker with water jets
    Wheelchair-accessible Tub with easier accessibility and adjusted seat for someone in a wheelchair
    Bariatric Larger tub for heavy user
    Combination A tub combining two or more types (e.g., wheelchair-accessible bariatric tub)

    Walk-in tub features

    Walk-in tubs in Santa Barbara come with a number of different standard features. These will differ based on the brand of tub. Standard features may include:

    • Low threshold for entry and exit
    • Swinging door
    • Built-in seat
    • One or more grab bars
    • Textured flooring
    • Hand-held showerhead
    • Anti-scald valve
    • More depth than a standard bathtub
    • Multiyear warranty covering the tub and components

    Some walk-in tub companies allow you to customize a tub with additional, premium features, extra jets or custom jet placement, light therapy, aromatherapy, heated seat, quick drain and self-cleaning system.

    Walk-in tub prices

    Most walk-in tubs in Santa Barbara cost between $1,500 and $10,000, depending on the type of tub and the features it includes. A highly customized, luxury walk-in tub may cost up to $20,000 or more.

    Type of walk-in tub Cost
    Soaker $1,500 - $5,000
    Aerotherapy $5,000 - $9,000
    Hydrotherapy $5,000 - $7,000
    Wheelchair-accessible $3,000 - $10,000
    Bariatric $5,000 - $10,000
    Combination $7,000 - $10,000

    Find out if a walk-in tub company offers monthly payment plans, discounts or specials, making sure these are included on a detailed, written estimate.

    Are walk-in tubs covered by Medicare?

    As a general rule, Medicare doesn’t cover the cost of walk-in tubs in Santa Barbara. If you have Medicaid through Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, call 1-800-541-5555 to ask if benefits include walk-in tubs.

    If you are a disabled veteran, you may qualify for a housing grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help you pay for a walk-in tub in Santa Barbara.

    Walk-in tubs installation cost

    Getting professional installation of your walk-in tub in Santa Barbara is important. When purchasing a walk-in tub, pay attention to whether installation is included or is a separate cost. Walk-in tub installation ordinarily costs from $700 - $1,500 but may cost more if your home needs electrical or plumbing updates.

    Once your walk-in tub is installed, there are few maintenance requirements on your part other than simple, regular cleaning. Ask for cleaning tips from the walk-in tub company.

    Finally, make sure you are familiar with the terms of your walk-in tub’s warranty. Different parts of the tub may have different coverages. Request a copy of the warranty before purchasing and read it over carefully, asking for clarification where necessary.

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    Safe Step

    Safe Step’s walk-in tubs, made in America, are fully customizable and come with a lifetime warranty. Each tub goes through a 14-point quality control inspection during manufacturing and comes with professional installation. The company offers financing, rebates, discounts and a “Lowest Price Guarantee.” Contact Safe Step for a free, no-obligation estimate. Customers are highly satisfied with their Safe Step tubs and recommend them to others.

    Safe Step Visit Website (800) 692-1935


    Kohler has been a leader in plumbing technology for well over 100 years. Its walk-in tubs, assembled in the U.S., have plenty of safety, comfort and design features and are available with custom finishes and bath walls. Products come with a limited lifetime warranty. Customers love Kohler’s specially trained and certified installers, who complete setup in as little as one day, dispose of old tubs and thoroughly test the bath before leaving.

    Kohler Visit Website (800) 997-3146


    Jacuzzi walk-in tubs, which fit right into your existing bathing space, have wide-opening and leakproof doors, an ergonomic grab bar, fast filling and draining and Epsom salt compatibility. Professional installation includes one-day setup and removal of your old tub or shower. Customers praise Jacuzzi’s helpful sales representatives and knowledgeable installers.

    Jacuzzi Visit Website (888) 907-0149

    American Standard

    American Standard is a leading North American plumbing and building products manufacturer. Set up a free, no-obligation in-home consultation to learn more about its many walk-in tub models and get an estimate. The company has the largest network of installers in the U.S. and Canada. Customers say American Standard walk-in tubs are relaxing, dependable and full of useful features.

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