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Fold-Up Shower Seats - ADA Compliant
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Maintain your independence with a sturdy shower seat from PlumbingSupply.com®! When you're looking for a safe way to enjoy your shower, but you prefer the privacy and dignity of being able to clean yourself, a padded shower seat is the solution. With several options - ranging from square or U-shaped seats to the larger rectangular seat - you're sure to find the right seat for you. If you are looking for additional safety-related products, click here.

Padded Fold-up Shower Chairs w/ Back and Arms

Improve the bathing experience of seniors, the physically handicapped and those who have difficulty standing in slippery showers. Strong enough for severely handicapped children and adults, this seat is constructed with a European feel and eye toward quality.

image of this heavy duty Fold up Padded Seat with Back and Arms, shown with Gray cushions
ADA Compliant Wall Mounted Shower Seats Feature:
  • Heavy duty, ADA Compliant frame construction with a weight capacity of 558lbs (When installed per manufacturer's instructions)
  • Folds for compact storing when not in use
  • Available in two widths to fit a variety of support needs
  • Choose from gray or blue accents
  • Two stainless steel mounting brackets with four holes each provide superior wall attachment and ease of installation
  • Armrests, seat, and legs fold up past 90 degrees
  • Powder coated stainless steel frame construction for durability
  • Adjustable legs allow heights from 15 3/8" to 25 1/4"
  • Removable padded cushions allow for easy cleaning and added comfort
  • Cushions are made of sturdy closed cell foam, which will not absorb water even if damaged, making it an ideal shower cushion material
  • Fine adjustments on one leg of up to 1/2" accommodate any irregularity of any shower
  • Click here for dimensions

Image Description Width Blue Accents Gray Accents
photo of standard sized fold up padded shower seat with back and arms with blue cushionsShown with blue accents Standard Padded Folding Seat w/ Back and Arms 23" $635.28 $633.20
example of wide padded shower chair with back and arms and gray cushionsShown with gray accents Wide Padded Folding Seat w/ Back and Arms 27-3/4" $738.77 $743.14

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U-shaped Fold-up Shower Chairs w/ Back and Arms

Improve quality of life for those who have difficulty showering by offering support and comfort. These shower chairs are simple enough to be used by an individual, yet sturdy enough to support someone who cannot support themselves at all. Designed to encourage independence, these chairs feature a u-shaped cutout that makes it easier to reach hard-to-clean areas while supported. Folding design folds nicely away when not in use, and the padded cushions are removable so they may be cleaned separately from the chair. Sturdy enough to support nearly everyone, from a disabled child to an elderly family member, these chairs are among the best out there!

image of wall mounted u-shaped padded fold-up shower seat with back and arms, accented in blue
ADA Compliant U Shaped Shower Seats Feature:
  • Frame construction adheres to the ADA requirements for weight capacity of 558lbs/253kg (When installed per manufacturer's instructions)
  • U-shaped cutout-style seat makes it easier to reach hard-to-clean areas while supported
  • Folding feature allows for compact storage when not in use
  • Armrests, seat, and legs fold up beyond 90 degrees
  • Available in two widths to fit a variety of support needs
  • White chair available with blue or gray accents
  • Easy installation uses two stainless steel mounting brackets with four holes each to provide superior wall attachment
  • Powder coated stainless steel frame construction for durability
  • Adjustable legs allow heights from 15 3/8" to 25 1/4"
  • Removable padded cushions allow for easy cleaning and added comfort
  • Cushions are made of closed cell foam, which will not absorb water if damaged
  • Click here for dimensions

Image Description Width Blue Accents Gray Accents
example of the u-shaped padded fold-up shower seats w/ back and arms with blue cushionsShown with blue accents Standard U-shaped Padded Folding Seat w/ Back and Arms 23" $692.63 $693.92
Wide U-shaped Padded Fold-up Shower Seats w/ Back and Arms - GrayShown with gray accents Wide U-shaped Padded Folding Seat w/ Back and Arms 27 3/4" $775.17 $777.83

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Padded Folding Shower Seats

Designed to improve safety and quality of life for the handicapped, individuals recovering from leg or knee surgery, or those who otherwise may be unable to shower without support, yet comfortable enough to relax on, this seat makes scrubbing and shaving easier for everyone. Wall mounted and designed to fold away when not in use, these seats also have removable pads to make cleaning a breeze. Add comfort and support to your shower with a folding padded shower seat today!

wall mounted folding padded shower seat with gray accents
These ADA Compliant Wall Mounted Shower Seats Feature:
  • Heavy duty stainless steel frame construction meets ADA requirements for weight capacity of 558 lbs/253 kg (When installed per manufacturer's instructions)
  • Folds up compactly when not in use
  • Two stainless steel mounting brackets with four holes each to provide superior wall attachment and easy installation
  • Adjustable legs allows heights from 15 3/8" to 25 1/4"
  • Available with blue or gray accents
  • Removable padded cushions allow for easy cleaning and added comfort
  • Cushions are made of closed cell foam, which will not absorb water if damaged
  • Click here for dimensions

Image Description Width Blue Accents Gray Accents
image of folding wall mounted padded seat with blue accentsShown with blue accents Standard Padded Folding Seat 18-1/8" $330.20 $332.19
photo of wide folding wall mounted padded seat with gray accentsShown with gray accents Wide Padded Folding Seat 23" $404.35 $402.46

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U Shaped Padded Fold Up Shower Seats

The shower is among the most common places to slip and fall. Make your shower safer with a sturdy shower seat. Designed to hold 558 lbs when installed correctly, this seat is a boon to anyone who cannot stand for long, whether due to an aging body, recent surgery, or simply a long day on the job. U-shaped seat cutouts make it easy to care for personal hygiene without increasing the chances of a fall, while the padded cushions provide a comfortable seat. These seats even fold out of the way when they're not needed! Keep your loved ones feeling safe and independent by adding a folding shower seat.

image of wall mounted folding u-shaped padded shower seat with blue accents
These ADA Compliant U Shaped Shower Seats Feature:
  • Add comfort and stability to the shower for clients or family members who have difficulty standing to shower
  • ADA Compliant with a weight capacity of 558lbs/253kg (When installed per manufacturer's instructions)
  • U-shaped seat models increases hygiene by making hard to reach spots more accessible
  • Stores compactly by folding when not in use
  • Heavy duty stainless steel frame construction
  • Available with blue or gray accents
  • Removable padded cushions allow for easy cleaning and added comfort
  • Adjustable legs allow heights from 15 3/8" to 25 1/4"
  • Cushions made of closed cell foam, which will not absorb water if damaged
  • Available in gray and blue
  • Click here for dimensions

Model Description Width Blue Accents Gray Accents
example of wall mounted folding u-shaped padded seat with blue accentsShown with blue accents Standard U-shaped Padded Folding Seat 18-1/8" $369.78 $369.48
wide wall mounted folding u-shaped padded shower seat with gray cushionShown with gray accents Wide U-shaped Padded Folding Seat 27-3/4" $424.68 $426.15

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ADA Compliant Rectangular Padded Fold-up Shower Seats

Add safety and comfort to your home for those with physical disabilities, recent leg surgeries, or frequent dizzy spells. A bit wider than the seats above, this rectangular fold up seat offers extra room when it's open, but still folds away compactly when it's not needed. As with the seats above, the cushions are removable for cleaning.

example of wall mounted ada rectangular seat with blue cushion
These Rectangular ADA Compliant Shower Seats Feature:
  • Fully compliant with ADA dimensions and weight capacity of 560lbs/254kg (When installed per manufacturer's instructions)
  • Folds compactly when not in use
  • Adjustable legs allow seat heights from 15 3/8" to 25 1/4"
  • Available with or without padded cushions
  • Removable padded cushions are available in blue or gray
  • Cushions are made of closed cell foam, which will not absorb water if damaged
  • Click here for dimensions

Description Width Unpadded Blue Cushion Gray Cushion
ADA Compliant Padded Rectangular Folding Seat 26" $433.36 $467.16 $470.75

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Wall Mount Wood Slat Folding Shower Seats

Suitable for the shower or as an additional deck seat, this foldable rubberwood seat offers the glow of wood and the safety of ADA compliance. Designed to hold a full 558 lbs when installed correctly, this seat is perfect for the elderly, the disabled, or simply those who wish to sit in the soothing shower spray. Whether you install this seat for the safety it offers, or simply for convenience when shaving, you can't go wrong with this wooden slatted folding shower seat.

example of this foldable slatted wooden shower seat
These Wood Slat Shower Seats Feature:
  • ADA Compliant frame construction weight capacity of 558lbs/253kg (When installed per manufacturer's instructions)
  • Compactly stores when not in use
  • Won't rust as frame and legs are made of polished stainless steel
  • Adjustable legs allow seat heights from 15 3/8" to 25 1/4" / 390mm to 640mm
  • Ecologically friendly varnished rubberwood slats
  • Click here for dimensions of seat

ADA Compliant Foldable Shower Seat - Wood Slatted - $481.20

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Related Items & Information



Frequently Asked Questions

Q. "What is Closed Cell Foam?"
A. Closed cell foam is a non absorbent flexible foam material used to provide padding that will be comfortable, easy to clean and will not soak up water or other liquids.

Q. "What is Rubberwood?"
A. Rubberwood comes from the 'rubber tree' and is often used in high end furniture because of its quality attributes like dense grain, attractive look, resistance to shrinkage and warping, and works well with many different finishes.

Q. "I want a seat in my shower, but I'm not handicapped. Will these work for me?"
A. ADA compliant shower seats are terrific additions to your shower whether they will be used for a handicapped bather or simply for a place to sit while relaxing under the soothing shower spray. For items to be labeled ADA compliant means that they are manufactured to meet specific levels of usability, and to hold a minimum amount of weight, which means they will work well for most shower situations, regardless of the mobility of the bather. Your only issue is which seat to select!

Q. "Why should I choose a padded shower seat over a non-padded shower chair?"
A. So long as you are filling the requirements for stability and safety, the padding on a shower chair is usually a simple matter of preference. However, if the user has skin breakdown issues, or is prone to having pressure marks when a standard shower seat is used, quality padding, such as the ones on the seats on this page, is a must-have.

Q. "Why are some seats offered with cutouts?"
A. Cut out style shower seats, also called Euro-style shower chairs, or U-shaped shower chairs, are designed for maximum accessibility when showering. The above U-shaped padded shower chairs offer the support needed from a secure wall mounted shower chair with the ability to wash completely without shifting around. This is especially important when the bather needs assistance when showering or cannot adjust adequately to reach everywhere when using a standard shower seat.


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