Bathroom / September 4, 2018 / Romina Doran
Fortunately, it is not generally that hard to widen a bathroom door. Unless it is located right up against a wall where things really can not be moved, you should be able to expand it a few inches and allow for the level of clearance you need. Which side of the door you expand does not matter. The key is getting the door frame the exact right size so that the door will close properly.
That could mean expanding the current bathroom you have, or simply rearranging it so it works better for someone who needs more space in which to maneuver. No matter which you choose, adequate clearance is essential. It is not just about getting a wheelchair into the space, but about having enough room to transfer to the toilet and tub or shower, as well as turning around without hitting walls.Continue Reading