Linear drains offer modern look, simplified accessibility

Sleek and streamlined, linear drains, also known as trench drains appeal to designers’ and building occupants’ desire for minimalism. But for project owners, the benefits lie in versatility: easy installation and increased accessibility to provide all current and future residents with safer, more comfortable showers.




Accessible bathroom design for commercial projects is challenging, with multiple code requirements from ADA, ANSI B, California Title 24 and other state codes. This blog will introduce some of the common challenges that specifiers and building owners face, along with solutions, trends and tips from Bestbath, the expert in code-compliant bathing solutions. Blog posts will highlight important ADA specifications and outline methods for meeting code for various areas within the bathroom.

| Bill Bridgeman Jan 17, 2018

Linear drains offer modern look, simplified accessibility

Sleek and streamlined, linear drains, also known as trench drains appeal to designers’ and building occupants’ desire for minimalism. But for project owners, the benefits lie in versatility: easy installation and increased accessibility to provide all current and future residents with safer, more comfortable showers.

Designers | Bill Bridgeman Oct 18, 2017

Universal design principles: Part 2

The CDC targets the bathroom as the most dangerous room in the house. Architects can use principles of Universal Design (UD)  to reduce these hazards. 

Designers | Bill Bridgeman Sep 7, 2017

Universal design principles: Part 1

It is easier than ever today to design commercial projects with accessible spaces that look as good as they perform. 

Plumbing | Bill Bridgeman Aug 4, 2017

Shower threshold height – a better shower from the ground up!

Getting the right threshold height for your code-compliant shower installation is critical. In this blog post, we will consider how shower and shower-pan threshold heights work and why they are important for successfully meeting accessibility code requirements.


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