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Safe Step Walk-in Tubs

About Safe Step Walk-in Tubs

Safe Step manufactures and sells walk-in tubs and hybrid walk-in tubs with a shower option. Each product comes with a lifetime warranty on the tub frame, specific parts and labor. The company doesn’t show pricing information online, but homeowners can receive a quote after an in-home consultation. The quote includes the product and installation costs.

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    Pros

    • Hybrid walk-in tub/shower option
    • Financing available
    • Lifetime warranty
    • Discounts available

    Cons

    • Only 10 possible hydro-jets
    • No pricing online

    Bottom Line

    Safe Step offers walk-in tubs and tub/shower hybrids with a variety of safety and comfort features, including hydro-jets and anti-scald technology. Each tub comes with a lifetime warranty.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 22, 2021

    I like everything about the tub and all the features that it has.

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    Rated with 2 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 21, 2021

    The door leaked and I had a terrible time from then on until it was completely finished. Safe Step had to put a new door on it, then had to make the door, and it was sent to the wrong place. It took two weeks to get it completely workable. Then I'm not completely familiar how all the buttons work on to get the different jets on. The worst part is it takes 15 minutes to fill it so you sit there singing a tune or two. But I do my washing while it's filling and then once it's filled, I can use the jets and all the bells and whistles. I've only used it a couple of times and I'm not completely happy with it. People have to get a bigger hot water tank if they choose this product.

    Safe Step Walk-in Tubs response

    Hi William. We're sorry to hear that you experienced some delays and that you aren't completely happy with your tub. We do our best to provide our customers with top-quality products and service every single time. Please reach out directly to our service team at sst-service@safesteptub.com and let us know how we can help with any issues.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 2 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 21, 2021

    The sales reps were very nice and the tech walked me through the installation. The shower works okay until it takes off and goes up into the ceiling as we can't get it tight enough. The side jets work okay too but the microjets, regular jets, and drain don't work. I've contacted Safe Step several times and complained. We had to call back through the guy that we bought it from and they called us back and said that they had ordered a new part for it. We called about the jets again and they came once and fixed those but they still didn't work. They called us again and said they would be here today to fix the drain. I would just like to get it fixed so we can use it correctly.

    Safe Step Walk-in Tubs response

    We're sorry to hear that you've experienced some issues, Paula. We always prioritize customer satisfaction and getting any problems taken care of as soon as possible. Please contact our service team directly at sst-service@safesteptub.com if any other issues arise or if you need further assistance with anything. We hope all goes well moving forward!

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 20, 2021

    The sales rep gave us lots of good suggestions and he knew what he's talking about. The installers were both really good. One of them, Frank, asked a lot of questions. We weren't exactly sure how we're gonna put the walls because the tub is in front of a window and the window was still lower than the top of the tub and I didn't realize it was gonna be so high. Frank wanted to make sure he had everything right and that it was gonna mesh. He did a really good job. I like my Safe Step a lot so far and it looks really nice in the room.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 20, 2021

    We called Safe Step and we really liked the guy who came out. He was just like part of our family and was really sweet. Then the installation went well. My husband even went and bought them lunch. At first, it leaked, and so we had the guy come out and check it and do some adjusting. It's so comforting. I'm a hard person to get to sleep but when I get in there and take my bath, it relaxes me so much. I love it and I get in there almost every day. The only thing is it takes a lot of hot water so it's best to do it at night.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 19, 2021

    My husband found Safe Step. We had them over and liked what we heard. The installation went fine without a hitch and we love the tub. We like everything about it except for the aromatherapy. They came out and fixed it right away. They said that it should be working fine but it doesn't. I never smell any eucalyptus.

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    Rated with 2 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 19, 2021

    My dad is a little heavy and he can't get in the Safe Step tub. My mom is in a wheelchair and she only has one leg so it's hard for her to get in and out of the tub as well.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 18, 2021

    My sister has Safe Step and she really likes it. My wife really likes it too. We got one and the guys who installed it did an excellent job. The walk-in tub fits perfectly where they put it. My wife has used the tub and she likes it. The only thing is having to wait so long to get out.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 18, 2021

    So far, the experience has been lousy. The only thing I can get running is one of the showers but the handheld won't work. Day one, the computer didn't work. We had to wait for a computer. They installed the computer and it worked one time. Then the pad went out. They came to install the front panels, replaced the computer that had been ordered, and it's still an issue with the panel. The tub doesn't work and the keypad that's on the back doesn't function. Hopefully, once that gets replaced, it'll function. They're waiting for a part again and again and I'm tired of getting these phone calls and no action. Safe Step should fix it so I can use it. We have a useless tub in the bathroom for over a month now. I've tried calling a couple of different times. You leave a voice message which is not very helpful because nobody ever calls back.

    Safe Step Walk-in Tubs response

    We're sorry to hear about this, Tamara. We want to get these issues squared away as soon as possible, so please reach out to our service team at sst-service@safesteptub.com.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 17, 2021

    The Safe Step tub looked like the best way to go and Jason, the sales rep, was fantastic. I'm using the tub and it's easy to get in and use. I am also able to sit down. When I had some problems, they came right out and fixed it. Everything is great.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 17, 2021

    My sales rep knew everything about the walk-in tub and he showed me a brochure about it. He also gave me a rundown on it and what’s going on with it. We had the walk-in tub installed in about two weeks and the installers did the job in five hours. The walk-in tub is good and it is doing the job it is supposed to. I like to have the things on my back, on my legs, and feet. It feels good.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 16, 2021

    The sales rep, Bob, was awesome. He explained more about the Safe Step tub, and he was very informative, friendly, and didn't push to make a sale. We already made up our mind that we were going to get it and it was just learning more about the ins and outs of it. The installation happened within three weeks, which was quicker than expected, and it was awesome. We thought we were going to wait four to six weeks. The whole transaction of it all was wonderful. I couldn't have asked for better people. I love our tub.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 16, 2021

    My wife had been checking out Safe Step walk-in tubs. It would make it easier for her to get in and out of the tub. The installation went fairly well and it only took the crew five hours to get it in. So far, nothing has gone wrong with it. I mainly use the shower but my wife is really enjoying the tub. It helps with her aches and pains.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 15, 2021

    We had to come through the window in the bathroom in order to get the tub in because we have a home that was built in the '89 and the doorways are too small. The installers scraped the window jamb and a couple of places, and it was not fixed. The drywall at the bottom of the tub on the left side was cut and was not patched. The one thing that really concerned me was when I saw how they plugged it in. It looks like the cord was not long enough to reach the outlet so they put another outlet kind of just hanging there and the tub was plugged into it. I asked, "Is that safe?" They said yes but to me, that's not. It was right by the drain where the water goes in. I asked, "What if that leaks there for some reason?" They said it won't electrocute anyone and that it will completely turn off if one drop of water touches it but I don't know. If they would have moved the tub towards the left three or four inches, it would've fit the existing outlet.

    I didn't realize that the tub was not quite long enough for me. I'm a tall person and in order for me to get the jets on my back, I have to scoot down to where my hiney kind of hangs off into the seat a little. I also didn't know if we were supposed to get a pillow or if the pillow comes with the most expensive tub. They also had advertised a shower hook-up on the TV, and the guy said that was no longer available. But the Safe Step tub has helped some. My mother had Parkinson's disease and I can feel it coming on me sometimes a little bit. My feet start to get numb sometimes so I've used the jets on my tub a lot to keep that from happening.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 15, 2021

    Everything was good until they came to install it. They brought the opposite of what I needed. When you walk into the bathroom, the water sewage is on the left-hand side and they gave me a tub that needed the sewage on the right side. They had to order another one and then it took another four days to get it installed. It was kinda stupid not to get it right the first time. Also, their advertisements about having a 50-gallon water tank is a total bullcrap. I think I need at least a 60-gallon water tank because I can't fill up my tub. I have the water turned up as high as I can make it and I can't fill it up without putting cold water. Other than those, the finished product is fine and the price was good. Nobody could compete with that tub pricing.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 14, 2021

    The installation was excellent and I like pretty much everything about the tub. It’s very relaxing. But my wife has a concern because when we use the shower, water gets all around the tub.

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    Rated with 2 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 14, 2021

    Safe Step claimed that it was better than all the rest of the tubs but the controls are lacking. I am having them come out on Thursday again because the controls continually have to be rebooted or they don't work right. For the money that I spent, I regret it every day. What they claim and what has been portrayed is different. It's a little tight in there and it's fine as far as the premise of what it is but if I could get out of this and have it torn out, I probably would. I've already signed the contract that I was going to pay for it but I don't think it was worth the $18,000 that they want.

    Safe Step Walk-in Tubs response

    Hi, Mark. We're sorry to hear about this. Please let us know how we can help by reaching out to us at info@safesteptub.com.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 13, 2021

    I was reading the thing by ConsumerAffairs and SafeStep popped up as number one so I didn't look any further. We put in the address and they called immediately to come and measure for the tub or show it to us. The salesman was very down-to-earth and very honest. My son was there for the installation and he said they were great putting it in. They knew what they were doing and they tried out the tub and made sure it didn't leak. They also covered all the floors when they came in and they cleaned up. So far, everything's been great. Everything was right up to snuff on what the thing does and everything about it.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 13, 2021

    I had a roll-in shower. I thought that would work for my husband. It was a bad install and hated a bunch of things, but I didn't change it for a few years. Someone called me from American Standard for some walk-in tubs. And they were so rude after they came out to my house. I saw an advertisement on Facebook with Safe Step, so I called to get an idea of what it would cost. My mom is 84 and my dad is 87. They've been wanting one for a long time. The rep said it's very expensive. But once they came out and we talked about pricing and financing, I said, “Let’s go. Let’s do it.”

    I loved the sales rep. He was very knowledgeable and he went through everything. Safe Step has way more toys than these other companies. The installers were done way quicker than I thought they would be because I was told it would take eight hours, but they did it in four. It may have been easier because all they had to do was take out the roll-in shower. I have a tub in my bedroom, but it's hard to get in and out of it without some assistance. And I’ve fallen in the tub a few times. One time, knocked myself out unconscious. So, I had been afraid of the tub. But now, I don't need any help. And I liked the fact that the door opens in instead of out. I love it. I added backsplash to the whole bathroom to make it look like a brand-new bathroom. It’s a small bathroom, but it worked. I always show videos of my tub.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 12, 2021

    The sales rep was a little pushy. My husband said the installers were good and efficient. I like the tub. It's worked good. I liked the jets because of my knees and legs.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 12, 2021

    The SafeStep tub has more features and looked like a better product than Kohler or any of those other companies. The thing I love the most is the exfoliation, but the tub takes a little getting used to because it's different.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 11, 2021

    The guy did a pretty good job with the installation but I'm not real happy with their service right now. We got to put a new shower curtain holder up in it because the other one keeps falling down the tub. We were supposed to get ahold of them and didn't and they have to come out.

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    Rated with 3 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 11, 2021

    I've only used the tub a couple of times, but I'm not as happy as I thought I was gonna be with it. It seemed like I got time but I wait so long for the water to get in and then not knowing for sure what I was supposed to be doing. I'm disappointed in the tub itself. But Safe Step's crews were all good.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 10, 2021

    The sales and installation people were wonderful. The installers were here all day to get the installation done and the tub is everything I was told it would be. But I'd be a lot happier if I got a remote control with it. I called the customer support line and I'm waiting for the remote control.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 10, 2021

    My father is older and a walk-in tub would be safer for him. We picked Safe Step and everything was perfect. My father loves it.

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    Rated with 3 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 9, 2021

    They installed my shower rod wrong. It's too far over from the tub. I called in and reported it. The guy said he would send somebody out but I never heard anything else about it.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 9, 2021

    I liked everything about Safe Step walk-in tubs. The doors swing in and it has a good shower. The installers did a nice job and finished in just one day. They cleaned up too. I got the walk-in tub mainly for my old age. I have never been in it yet and I probably won’t ever be in it until I’m not able to get in a tub. But it's a really nice-looking outfit and the shower works nicely.

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    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 8, 2021

    A guy put in our walk-in tub on the 5th of July. It took all day but he did a nice job and got rid of our old tub. I had a couple of questions and the installers got back to me. The walk-in tub is really nice and I like the color. I just wish the tub was a little bit bigger. That aside, going into the tub is a safer thing than over it. I'm very happy with our walk-in tub. Although the tub is pretty pricey at $18,000, it's worth it in the long run. It's something we probably needed anyway so I'm not too worried about the cost. My wife has sciatica so the bubbles are going to help with that. She really likes the bubbles and I do too. I like the hot tub. If you go to a hotel, you can get in the hot tub. But you're in there with somebody you don't know. With our walk-in tub, it's just us.

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    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 8, 2021

    I had a hard time getting in and out of my previous tub so I thought Safe Step would be a good thing for me. During the installation, the crew accommodated me as much as they could. The problem was the sales rep did not put out the directions the way the tub was supposed to be installed. The crew had to work around that because I had certain specs that I wanted to be done. The sales rep knew it but didn't write it up that way.

    The walk-n tub is a waste of money and I'm sorry I bought it. The sales rep should have told me the tub is not built for a small person. I'm 5 feet tall and I have to sit up on the edge of the seat to put my feet on the floor. I can't slide down very well to let the jets get around my back and up around my neck where I want it. The tub takes an extremely long time to fill and the motor on it is extremely loud so you can't sit there and relax in it.

    I paid almost $18,000 for the tub and it's supposed to be top-of-the-line. I'm 78 years old so I had very good expectations. It's frustrating to spend that kind of money and be then unhappy with the product. It would be beneficial if there was some way a person could experience the tub before buying it. If I had an opportunity to try it out first, I would not have bought it. But at this point, I'm stuck with it. One of the big issues is the woman that Safe Step shows sliding down in the tub with all the nice bubbles around her. I can’t do that because I'm too small. I like the idea of the action of the bubbles and the water jets but I don’t enjoy it at all. Several friends have asked me about the walk-in tub. I told them, “Before I say anything, bring your bath towel over and go in and try it.”

    4 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Aug. 7, 2021

    I paid almost $16,000 for my walk-in tub and it has been a horror show. The salesman knows about this. The biggest thing is the communications. I asked who was going to do the installation and Safe Step didn't have a name for me. They wouldn't know until the day of. They even made an appointment to come and install it once. The salesperson came to meet me here because he knew how much trouble I've been having. The installers were supposed to be here at 08:00. At about 08:15, I got a call from Tennessee, which is where the manufacturer is. They said, "We just got word that the installers can't come because one of them, his wife had a baby and they don't have enough people to come." The salesperson was very upset too. He went outside to return the call because he said he didn't want me to witness it.

    It took me three months to get people to install my walk-in tub. Then we had a problem with the drain as it wouldn't drain out. I got in it and I was stuck in there for 45 minutes before I figured out how to get out of it without the drain. I called Safe Step and the next day and somebody came and fixed the drain. That was an installation problem because I was told that there was a screw on the bottom of the drain that was not adjusted properly. We got that fixed. Now, the remote that turns on the lights and the bubble won't work. I called Safe Step. A part showed up yesterday and it was from Safe Step. I called them and asked what the part was for. They said it was the thing for the remote and that somebody would be calling me to install it.

    I'm using the walk-in tub but I just sit in it and use the handheld shower. It's been four weeks now and the walk-in tub is still not functioning. The tub also had several scratches on it and Safe Step was willing to send new places for the handles that you pull yourself up when you stand up, but those haven't been sent. I've called Safe Step this morning to see if that could happen. I'm very unhappy with Safe Step and they know it. I could never recommend them to anybody.

    4 people found this review helpful
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    Company Name:
    Safe Step Walk-In Tub
    Company Type:
    Private
    Address:
    520 Royal Parkway Suite 100
    City:
    Nashville
    State/Province:
    TN
    Postal Code:
    37214
    Country:
    United States
    Website:
    www.safesteptub.com

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