TubToday Safe Step American Standard Kohler
Where is it built? Built in Chicago Built in Tennesee Undisclosed location Built in Wisconsin
Customizable therapeutic features Yes, very customizable With or without jets only With or without jets only With or without jets only
Multiple models of walk in tub Over 20 unique models 2 sizes, 2 models 2 models, several sizes 1 model
Doors styles available Inward, outward, transfer Inward, outward Inward, transfer Inward
Drain size Two 2″ drains One 2″ drain One 1.5″ drain One 1.5″ drain
Hand held shower Included Included Included Included
Step in height 2-6″ varies 2-6″ varies 4-6″ or higher 2-6″ varies
Independent foot massage Optional Not available Not available Not available
Largest model available 36″ wide X 72″ long 31″ wide X 53″ long 32″ wide X 60″ long 28″ wide X 52″ long
Inline water heater Included Not available Included Included
Tub construction Stainless frame, fiberglass shell & Acrylic finish shell Aluminum frame, fiberglass/gelcoat Steel frame, fiberglass/gel coat Steel frame, fiberglass/gel coat
Faucet options 5 2 1 1
Wall surround options Four different product lines, each unique in style One, Acrylic One, Acrylic One, Choreograph by Kohler
Financing Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rain shower option Yes Yes No No
Glass shower screen/doors Yes Some areas No No
Warranty Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime Limited Lifetime
Other products offered Showers, Stairlifts, Bathroom safety packages Showers None/American Standard product line None/Kohler product line
Local showroom Yes No No No
Haggle free pricing Yes No No No
Local company or out of state office Local Out of state Out of state Local
Door material Stainless steel Composite / Acrylic Composite / Acrylic Composite / Acrylic
In-House Installation Yes No Varies Varies
TubToday
  • Built right here in Chicago.
  • Variety of customizable features, including hydro & air massage jetting, heated seats, dual drains, ozone sterilization, infusion microbubble therapy, and more.
  • Independent foot massage which allows you to fill just the low portion of the tub and use just the lower jets on your feet for an exceptional foot massage unavailable on other brands.
  • Available in over 20 unique models to fit a variety of body sizes or bathroom space available.
  • Three main stainless steel door styles: inward, outward, and transfer style for wheelchair accessibility.
  • The majority of TubToday walk-in tubs have two 2″ drains for speedy emptying of the bathtub.
  • Handheld showers included.
  • The step in height on TubToday walk-in tubs is between 2-6″ so that you don’t have to lift your leg much to enter of exit the bathtub.
  • TubToday has the largest walk-in tub available at 36″ wide X 72″ long.
  • Includes inline water heaters to keep the temperature warm.
  • Constructed around a stainless frame with a fiberglass shell and an acrylic finish shell.
  • Four different faucet options.
  • Four different wall surround options to go around the walk-in tub, each unique in style.
  • Affordable financing options to make paying for your walk-in tub easy.
  • Rain shower option available for a traditional shower experience.
  • Glass shower screen doors can be installed as an additional options to keep water from splashing outside the bathtub.
  • Each of TubToday’s walk-in tubs come with a lifetime warranty.
  • TubToday also offer a variety of other products like showers, stairlifts, bathroom safety packages & more.
  • TubToday has a showroom available to see up close and test out the latest models.
  • Transparent pricing so you know exactly what the cost is upfront.

Overall Expert Rating 9.5/10

Selection 10/10 Pts.
Price 9/10 Pts.
Warranty 10/10 Pts.

Ultimate Walk-in Tub
Safe Step
  • Built in Tennessee and they don’t have any local showrooms.
  • Offers a limited selection of bathtub models, and features are limited.
  • Largest size is 31″ wide by 53″ long.
  • Doors are composite/acrylic inward swing only.
  • Walk-in tubs have one 2″ drain and a hand held shower.
  • Step in height is between 2-6″.
  • Constructed with an Aluminum frame and a fiberglass/gelcoat tub.
  • One faucet option with their walk-in tubs.
  • Offers only one acrylic wall surround option.
  • Rain shower option on their walk-in tubs and traditional showers.
  • SafeStep offers financing and has a limited lifetime warranty on the purchase.

Overall Expert Rating 6/10

Selection 7/10 Pts.
Price 4/10 Pts.
Warranty 7/10 Pts.

Safe Step
American Standard
  • Built in an undisclosed location.
  • American Standard walk-in tubs are only available in two models with or without jets.
  • Largest walk-in tub model is 32″ wide by 60″ long.
  • Offer inward and transfer composite/acrylic door styles and are available in several sizes.
  • Only offers one 1.5″ drain and have a step in height of 4-6″ or higher.
  • Come with a hand held shower and an inline water heater.
  • Constructed on a steel frame with a fiberglass/gelcoat shell.
  • Available with only one faucet option and one acrylic surround option.
  • American Standard offers financing and a limited lifetime warranty.

Overall Expert Rating 6.7/10

Selection 7/10 Pts.
Price 6/10 Pts.
Warranty 7/10 Pts.

American Standard
  • Kohler walk-in tubs are built in Wisconsin.
  • Only available in one model that comes with or without massage jets.
  • Only offers inward swing door style.
  • Made of composite/acrylic and has a 2″-6″ step in height.
  • One 1.5″ drain
  • Handheld shower and inline water heater included.
  • 28″ wide by 52″ long.
  • Constructed with a steel frame and a fiberglass shell.
  • One wall surround option is available, Choreograph by Kohler.
  • Kohler offers financing and a limited lifetime warranty.

Overall Expert Rating 5.3/10

Selection 4/10 Pts.
Price 5/10 Pts.
Warranty 7/10 Pts.

Kohler Walk-in Tub

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