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Sam’s Club

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These Retailers carry walk in tubs on their websites. THESE COMPANIES DO NOT HAVE A TUB FOR YOU TO SEE IN THEIR SHOWROOMS. This is another way to purchase a walk in bathtub with a terrific guarantee.

These companies may not have a trained sales staff and may not be aware of the inventory but do handle drop ship orders in the US. Big Box Retailers may offer financing on their items which is a big help if you cannot afford to pay for the Walk In Tub upfront.

The Big Box stores carry various manufacturers so you may want to ask which brand walk in bathtub they carry so you can better understand what you are buying.

We do not endorse any Walk in Bathtub Company in particular; however you should ignore the reviews that are overly negative or positive. Such reviews are not likely to offer a balanced view and some of them could be fake reviews posted to promote or demote a company.

It is always a good idea to check BBB ratings and make sure the company is licensed to do business in your State by asking for the companies IAPMO Approval as well as UL certification. Try to avoid paying an excess for your tub and keep your 3 day cancellation rights and warranty paperwork.

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Sears Walk in Tubs

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If looking for assistance with selecting the right walk in bathtubs, read company and product reviews. Large retailers such as Sears has much to offer those that like to shop around and browse the different brands, prices and tub features available. Sears, whose online shopping portal is now, more of a marketplace including both products sold by sears as well as other retailers, has a multitude of options for the shopper looking to purchase a walk in bathtub. If shoppers wish to search only Sears products, there is an option for doing so.

The only downsides to utilizing a big box retailer for your bathtub purchase is that customer service representatives usually don't offer the same quality of service that consumers would receive from a local retailer consumers won't be able to physically inspect the item they are purchasing. For this reason, it is wise to always read the fine print and understand the store's return policy if in case, the purchaser is dissatisfied with the product.

When shopping within the Sears marketplace, consumers have a large amount of brands to select from including: Active Forever, All Time Medical,  American Standard, Atlas International, G-Vision Bathware, Jacuzzi, Keller Supply Company, SpaWorld and Walk-in Bathtubs. In addition to all of these brands of tubs, there are also many bathtub accessories available for purchase.

Sears.com is a shopping portal with a marketplace of both products and various retailers. Some retailers are endorsed by Sears and marked as being a "Shop Your Way" Guarantee Seller. Other retailers are part of the marketplace so they have partnered with Sears to gain more exposure. When a product is labeled as a marketplace item, it is advertised by Sears but sold by a particular seller. Some products can be purchased from the retailer right within sears.com's shopping portal but other products may only be advertised on sears.com so the purchaser will have to go directly through the retailer's site. In both instances,the retailers are responsible for all customer relations, returns and exchanges.

We do not endorse any specific walk in bathtub company for making a purchase and instead, provide guidance and information to help shoppers with their purchase. Visitors to our site should be aware that any review that appears to be overly persuasive, may be from an unreliable source. With that being said, read with caution and use the reviews as guidance vs a determining factor.

Always avoid with caution- Whenever you are shopping for a large ticket item such as a walk in bathtub, be sure to check a company's credentials. Ensure the company is BBB accredited, has  IAPMO Approval as well as UL certification.

Home Depot Walk in Bathtub Reviews

When it comes to walk in bathtubs Home Depot and other large retailers do not have showrooms but instead, opt to carry walk in tubs on their websites only. They also tend to have not so knowledgeable sales teams so it can sometimes be difficult to obtain advice or guidance.

As previously mentioned,  purchasing through big box retailers has both pros and cons. One advantage over is that in being so large, the big box retailers are able to offer more brand options so there are more features to choose from.

Home Depot offers numerous brands of walk in bathtubs including American Standard, Allure Walk in Tubs, Ella Walk In Baths as well as a selection of walk-in showers from Pittsburgh Corning. Prices of tubs range from $2,000 to $5,000.

Of the walk in bathtubs available, a selection are available to be shipped to the buyers home while others, are only available for pick-up because they only ship to the store. Buyers should be aware of this detail as well as the shipping costs when placing their online order. If assistance is needed, be sure to call the help line to request assistance.

Customer Advice- When selecting a company to purchase your tub from, verify BBB accreditation and check ratings. Go the extra mile and also, make sure the company is licensed to do business in your State by requesting documentation of IAPMO Approval as well as UL certification.

Lowes

There are many positives to purchasing walk in baths from big box retailers such as Lowes. Even though they are not known for having the most knowledgable staff, large department stores offer other perks such as interest free financing for a designated period of time. Big box retailers also tend to have more choices with more brand options. So, depending on your situation these pros may easily outweigh the cons. To provide a more specific look into what a large department store such as Lowes has to offer, here are some facts.
  • Options for Walk in Baths- 731 different options for Walk in Bath Tubs / Accessories
  • Price Ranges- Product prices range from $2,000 to over $10,000
  • Brands- Jacuzzi, Endurance, Laurel Mountain Whirlpools, American Standard, Total Care in Bathing
In addition to having options broken down by the categories listed above, there are  options for only searching companies that prove to be ADA compliant. For example, of the 731 different tub/accessory options, only 269 are ADA compliant. Warranties on walk in baths purchased through Lowe's website, can be purchased and of course extended if that is what you are looking for. This would be an addition to the manufacturer's warranty and would include features such as a 2 or 4-year jet tub extended protection . *Disclaimer* In addition to being ADA complaint, it is always wise to check a company's BBB rating and verify they are accredited. Also ensure the company is properly licensed to conduct business in your state. For verificiation purposes, request proof of IAPMO approval and UL certification.  

Costco

These Retailers carry walk in tubs on their websites. THESE COMPANIES DO NOT HAVE A TUB FOR YOU TO SEE IN THEIR SHOWROOMS. This is another way to purchase a walk in bathtub with a terrific guarantee. These companies may not have a trained sales staff and may not be aware of the inventory but do handle drop ship orders in the US. Big Box Retailers may offer financing on their items which is a big help if you cannot afford to pay for the Walk In Tub upfront. The Big Box stores carry various manufacturers so you may want to ask which brand walk in bathtub they carry so you can better understand what you are buying. We do not endorse any Walk in Bathtub Company in particular; however you should ignore the reviews that are overly negative or positive. Such reviews are not likely to offer a balanced view and some of them could be fake reviews posted to promote or demote a company. It is always a good idea to check BBB ratings and make sure the company is licensed to do business in your State by asking for the companies IAPMO Approval as well as UL certification. Try to avoid paying an excess for your tub and keep your 3 day cancellation rights and warranty paperwork.

Walmart

Big box retailers like Walmart, won’t have trained professionals that are knowledgeable about walk in tub products. As a result, there are no individualized services such for customizing a tub or being provided one-on-one services where consumer questions can be addressed. With that being said, there are certain benefits to purchasing through a big box retailer such as Wal-mart. For example, many retailers offer special financing for large purchases such as a walk in tub. The can also offer cheaper prices and a variety of brand selections. Walmart, whose walk-in tubs are sold and shipped through Wayfair, offers multiple brand options including: American Standard, Toto, Crane and Dreamline. There are a variety of models for each available brand so purchases have choices regardless of the style, size or add-ons they are looking for. Wayfair has its own shipping policy even for when selling items through Walmart's portal. It appears that Wayfair offers assembly service for some of their products but that would not include tub installation. So if a tub is purchased through Walmart's website, the purchaser would also be responsible for finding a professional to install the bathroom appliance.