What types of grab rails are there?
If you need a little extra support when getting around your home, a grab rail may be the right choice to offer more stability. There are hundreds of choices of grab bar out there and making sure you find one suited for your needs can make all the difference. You can also see our guide on choosing the right grab rail.
Bathroom Grab Rails
A bathroom grab rail can often come with suction cups or standard screw fittings, usually made from plastic or stainless steel that is resistant to corrosion and rust.
For something around the home, for example in the kitchen, grab rails can tend to be more stylish and easily blend in with their surroundings. Usually in metal, wood or brass options.
Stair Grab Bars
A grab bar for the stairs often sits at the bottom of the bannister and can curve around which aids stability when walking up or down the stairs.
Outdoor Grab Rails
An outdoor grab rail tend to be made from plastic or metal. The design often features added grip and will be weatherproof to ensure long lasting use outside. An outdoor grab rail can offer stability on outdoor steps and through doorways.
For continual support, we recommend purchasing a mobility aid to help you around the home.