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Find the Best Walk-in Tubs in Knoxville, TN

For seniors over 65, safeguarding the bathroom — where most falls and accidents happen — is essential. With safety features like built-in grab bars, nonslip flooring and swing doors, a walk-in tub protects Knoxville seniors. We list our recommendations for the best walk-in tub companies in Knoxville below.

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    Top 13 Knoxville Walk-in Tub Companies

    Safe Step Walk-in Tubs
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    Manufactures walk-in tubs, walk-in showers and hybrid tubs. Prices start at around $9,000. Each purchase includes installation and a lifetime warranty on tub, parts and labor. Offers hydrotherapy, aromatherapy and chromotherapy.

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    American Standard Walk-in Baths
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    Offers a variety of walk-in tubs with quick drain, whirlpool massage and air jet features. Pricing starts between $3,200 and $7,900 and includes professional installation. Provides a 10- to 15-year warranty on the bathtub.

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    Kohler Walk-In Bath
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    For this month only, take $1,500 off your KOHLER® Belay® Walk‑In Bath purchase*
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    Offers walk-in tubs with low-threshold step entrances and wide doors. Options include massage jets and heated surfaces for comfort. Prices start at around $4,000 to $9,000. Limited lifetime warranty on all purchases.

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    Independent Home
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    Manufactures compact and luxury tubs. Prices start at around $10,000. Each new customer receives a $1,500 installation coupon to help cover the cost of labor. Tubs include a full-coverage lifetime warranty.

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    Luxury Bath Technologies
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    Luxury Bath Technologies offers homeowners easier and faster bathroom remodeling services. In as little as one day, Luxury Bath Technologies is able to install and complete your new bathroom during a hassle-free process.

    Bath Planet
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    Offers bathroom conversions, bath and shower replacement and remodeling, new bath and shower, walk-in tubs and one-day remodels. Financing available. Includes a limited lifetime warranty.

    Ferguson Enterprises
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    Ferguson Enterprises has the latest designs for home bathroom fixtures and appliances. Their online guides help you choose the right bathroom vanity, bathtub, shower and more.

    BOCA Walk-in Tubs
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    Offers custom-made walk-in tubs. Standard features include fast fill, bacteria-resistant finishes and leak-proof designs. Pricing starts around $4,000. Includes a limited lifetime warranty on all products.

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    American Home Design Read Author Review

    Exclusively sells Jacuzzi walk-in tubs with optional whirlpool jets and accessories. Includes a lifetime guarantee on all walk-in tub doors. Offers simple walk-in tub installation or full bathroom remodels.

    Hullco Read Author Review

    Specializes in customizable walk-in tubs made from acrylic. Offers antimicrobial Jacuzzi walk-in tubs. Award-winning small business. Special promotions with 0% interest in the first year and $500 off full tub and shower packages.

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    Manufactures private label walk-in tubs in the U.S. Offers 14 customizable styles and models, including soaker tubs, shower combos and wheelchair accessible tubs. Authorized MediTub dealer. Employs licensed general contractors.

    Pinnacle Home Improvements Read Author Review

    Sells customizable walk-in tubs from manufacturers like Luxury Bath. Offers special promotions and financing for customers. Performs installations in two days. Gives free in-home estimates.

    Wilkerson Windows & Gutters Read Author Review

    Sells walk-in tubs in a variety of sizes. Includes a 10-water jet therapeutic air massage system. Offers $25 gift card with in-home consultations. Provides a limited lifetime warranty. Gives free estimates.

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      Because of its low cost of living, vast entertainment options and access to quality medical facilities like Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville is one of the best places in the U.S. to retire. Many seniors in the area are at risk of dangerous falls and fatal accidents, however. Soaker walk-in tubs, wheelchair accessible tubs and bariatric tubs provide an affordable solution for disabled and older adults.

      Cost of a walk-in tub in Knoxville

      Knoxville walk-in bathtubs cost between $1,500 and $30,000, depending on the type of tub purchased. For example, soaking tubs are more cost-friendly than fully customized whirlpools. Features like grab bars, combo jets and nonslip flooring all increase the cost of a walk-in tub. The material also makes a difference — acrylic walk-in tubs are more resistant to scratching and more expensive than fiberglass tubs.

      • Soaker walk-in tubs feature leak-resistant doors, safety bars and built-in seats. These units cost around $1,500 to $5,000.
      • Dual hydro massage wheelchair-accessible walk-in tubs use dual combo air and water jet systems and can incorporate nonslip protection and LED chromotherapy lights. Look to pay between $5,000 and $10,000 for these units.
      • Combination walk-in tubs feature therapeutic air massage jets, in-line heaters and quick drain options. The typical cost for these units ranges from $10,000 to $20,000 or more.

      Aside from features, customers can also expect to pay for the cost of installation. Most manufacturers of walk-in tub companies include installation in the cost. If the company you choose doesn't, expect to pay from $700 to $1,500 per tub. Many warranties offered through manufacturers are only valid if installed through a licensed professional.

      Financial assistance for a walk-in tub

      To help with the cost of walk-in tubs, some companies offer financing, seasonal promotions and special senior and military discounts. The American Elder Care Research Organization and the USA Rural Development Program (Section 504 plan or the Very Low-Income Housing Repair program) offer alternative financing options for senior citizens. These options can provide enormous savings for seniors who are unable to afford assisted living facilities in Knoxville, which cost an average of $4,033 per month.

      Local permits required in Knoxville

      Major renovations of $100 or more require a plumbing permit in Knoxville. Before getting a building permit or installing a walk-in tub, homeowners must get their home construction or remodeling plans approved through the City of Knoxville Plans Review and Inspections Divisions. These permits are necessary to ensure the city has inspected the construction area.

      Most permits include an application fee, which covers the cost of the first home inspection. When choosing a contractor or company, it’s best to ask how they handle local permits. Both limited licensed plumbers (for projects $25,000 and under) and homeowners can get a permit through the State of Tennessee. While homeowners don’t need to be licensed, they need a signed affidavit to verify ownership.

      Before starting any work, customers can verify a contractor's or plumber's license on the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance website.

      Knoxville walk-in tub FAQ

      Are walk-in tubs covered by Medicare?
      Medicare does not cover walk-in tubs. Most walk-in tubs are out-of-pocket expenses, though there are rare cases where Medicare provides partial reimbursements for written prescriptions or urgent medical requirements. However, walk-in tubs are tax deductible as a medical expense or Dependent Care Tax Credit when purchased for medical reasons.
      Do I need to hire a plumber to install my walk-in tub in Knoxville?
      Yes, under Tennessee law, only licensed contractors and plumbers can install walk-in tubs. Also, most manufacturers require a licensed professional to install the walk-in tub for warranties to be valid.
      Where can I buy replacement parts for my walk-in tub in Knoxville?
      Replacement parts are often available through the manufacturer’s website, though many of the walk-in tub companies listed in our guide can also assist with replacements and repairs.

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        Knoxville walk-in bathtub company information

        Knoxville Walk-In Tubs

        Knoxville Walk-In Tubs is a Knoxville Chamber of Commerce member that sells walk-in tubs to Tennessee residents. Their tubs come in 14 different styles, with features like leakproof doors, therapeutic massage, chromotherapy and aromatherapy. Customers can choose from soaker tubs, walk-in showers, walk-in shower and tub combos and wheelchair-accessible tubs constructed in fiberglass or acrylic. Select models are customizable and fitted with whirlpool systems, dual hydro-massage systems or no jets at all.

        • Address: 4662 Old Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37918
        • Phone: (865) 688-1150
        • Hours: M - F: 9am - 5pm
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        Wilkerson Windows & Gutters

        Wilkerson Windows & Gutters offers 15 different tub sizes and includes a limited lifetime warranty. The company's walk-in tubs are constructed from fiberglass and are customizable with additional features like chromotherapy, LED lights, safety grab bars, headrest pillows and in-line water heaters. Financing and funding plans through Wilkerson Windows & Gutters are available.

        • Address: 5560 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918
        • Phone: (865) 317-9797
        • Hours: Call for hours
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        Hullco is an award-winning company that sells and installs walk-in tub companies in Knoxville. The company has received such distinctions as the Small Business Award and Guildmaster Award for Service Excellence. They participate in multiple community service initiatives, including the Hullco Heritage Foundation, Chattanooga Junior Golfer’s Development Program, Baths for the Brave and Siskin Children’s Institute.

        • Address: 742 N. Hall of Fame Drive, Knoxville, TN 37917; Multiple locations
        • Phone: (865) 770-3980
        • Hours: Call for hours
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        Pinnacle Home Improvements

        Walk-in tubs at Pinnacle Home Improvements can be fully customized and are constructed with Luxury Bath Luxsan acrylic. The company's tubs are made in the U.S. with features like Microban and a leakproof side door. The company is EPA certified and offers 0% interest for 12 months. It can install walk-in tubs within two days.

        • Address: 316 Nancy Lynn Lane, Ste. 3, Knoxville, TN 37919; Multiple locations
        • Phone: (865) 272-0330
        • Hours: M - Sun: 9am - 9pm
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        American Home Design

        American Home Design is an exclusive dealer of Jacuzzi walk-in tubs, which prevent injury with nonslip floors, a large grip bar and a low and wide threshold. The leakproof door comes with a lifetime guarantee. Customers can also choose a walk-in tub that has whirlpool jets and a showerhead to customize their experience. Financing is available for all walk-in tub purchases.

        • Address: Serves Knoxville residents
        • Phone: (615) 361-6100
        • Hours: M - F: 8am - 5pm; Sat: 10am - 5pm; Sun: 1pm - 5pm
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        by Sandi Pope ConsumerAffairs Research Team

        Sandi Pope previously worked in the nonprofit sector as an advocate for environmental and social change and believes information access is a human right. As a member of the ConsumerAffairs Research Team, she seeks to provide consumers with the necessary information needed in making life-altering decisions.