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Raising the Bar on Safety

Metropolitan Bath & Tile can create beautiful bathroom remodeling solutions with extra safety features tailored to your needs – especially if you are planning on staying in your home throughout your senior years.

Coming Soon: Annandale’s entire second floor will be dedicated to Aging-In-Place bathroom ideas.

Aging-in-Place displays coming soon to all our showrooms, including Upper Marlboro. Specialists are available to assist you now.

A Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) has been trained in the unique needs of the older adult population, aging in place home modifications, common remodeling projects, and solutions to common barriers.

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) designation was developed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers™ Council, in collaboration with the AARP, NAHB Research Center and NAHB Seniors Housing Council.

You don’t have to be injured or elderly to appreciate smart bathroom design. Come by our Metropolitan Bath and Tile showrooms in Maryland or Virginia and see the many choices you have in creating a stylish yet accessible bathroom space you’ll love.


MetroBath designers will answer your concerns by creating a unique design for you that is beautiful as well as sensible. Our helpful team will listen to your needs, analyze your space and budget and present a variety of options for your bathroom remodeling that doesn’t look dull or utilitarian, such as:

  • Wide clearance of pathways, doorways, shower openings to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers
  • In-law suite bathrooms that keep your senior guests safer when they’re staying with you
  • Safe changes in levels. At age 60+ slip and fall accidents become the leading cause of death in the U.S.
  • Reach and height standards in accessible-living bathrooms
  • Grab bars and built-in or fold-down seating
  • Wall hung lavatories
  • Barrier-Free showers with no sill or obstruction
  • Faucets that are easy on/ easy off
  • Walk-in Tubs
  • Slip resistant flooring
  • Easy maintenance surfaces
  • Low open shelving vs high, deep cabinets