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Ultra Inward Swing Door Acrylic Walk-In Bathtub
The walk-in tub shell of the Ultra is constructed with premium acrylic in a white glossy finish, supported by a stainless-steel frame with adjustable leveling legs, and reinforced with fiberglass gel coat layers. The nonporous acrylic surface is easy to clean and impermeable to mold and mildew. A textured floor, low step-in threshold, one wall mounted U-shape stainless steel grab in a chrome finish, enhance your safety and allow quick and safe entry and exit in and out of the tub.
This standard size walk-in tub measures at 30”W x 52”L and has a spacious 21” wide seat. The Ultra’s main feature is the door which is made from beautiful, frameless brushed aluminum with a frosted tempered glass window to give it a sleek, contemporary look. The S-shape door is 21 1/4″ wide, and swings into the tub to allow the bathers to easily enter and exit the tub without being in the way of other bathroom fixtures such as a toilet or vanity. These inward swing doors are also easier to close once inside the walk-in tub. The extended stainless steel door lever was uniquely designed to bypass the bathers’ leg when locking and unlocking the door in a seated position. The lever lock, along with the door gasket, creates a secure and watertight door seal, providing you with a safe, leak-free bathing experience. Another key feature available on the Ultra is the stainless steel towel bar securely attached to the outside of the walk-in tub shell.
The Ultra comes with one of the best and exclusive features: Dual Drain Technology, consisting of two independent 2” gravity driven drains with four 2” outlets, 2 overflows and 2 drain openers, allowing for a fast and reliable drainage. 2 caps are also included to cover up to 2 of 4 ports if needed. The 2” drain outlets can be connected to the standard 1 ½” house drain with a T or Y fitting and piping provided by a professional plumber. It is suggested to connect all 4 outlets to the house drain for the fastest drainage possible. Typical drainage time is approximately +/- 80 seconds for this standard size tub within ideal in-home plumbing conditions. Ella gravity driven dual drains are fast and reliable because they do not require an electric pump, whereas electrical driven drains may fail due to electrical shorts or power outages.
This model also includes one reversible end panel for left or right corner installation options and one extension panel kit for 60” alcove installations. These panels cover the ends of the tub to give your walk-in tub a completed look. Additional panels can be ordered in the case your tub will be installed to the wall as free standing.
We provide a limited lifetime warranty*, of free replacement parts for the lifetime of the original customer living at the address of installation. This warranty is non-transferable to other customers or locations. Shipping costs and the labor of replacement(s) are not included.
Therapeutic Jetting Options Available (4)
- Hydrotherapy Massage System
- Air Jet Massage + Hydrotherapy Massage System
- Hydrotherapy + Infusion Microbubble Therapy
- Hydrotherapy + Independent Foot Massage
Hydro Massage System
The Hydro Massage System includes: a hydro pump with an in-line water heater, eco-friendly ozone sterilization system, hydro massage intensity dial control, and strategically positioned hydro jet system for targeted and effective massaging.
The in-line water heater helps maintain the water temperature at constant level while bathing, if the water tank can produce enough hot water. It is suggested to upgrade to the largest available 75-gallon water heater to ensure enough hot water. Please consult with a professional contractor to determine if your water tank can provide enough hot water for a walk-in bathtub. Our ozone sterilization system is the most eco-friendly, chemical free disinfectant that can eliminate a wide variety of inorganic, organic, and microbiological bacteria. The sterilization system is especially helpful in eliminating odors and hygienic maintenance. The in-line water heater and ozone sterilization automatically engage when the hydro massage push control is pressed down when turning on your jets. The hydro massage intensity dial control allows you to adjust the strength of the water stream by adding more or less air into the hydro system.
The Ella Ultra has fourteen (14) strategically placed hydro jets in order to deliver optimal therapeutic relief. Ten (10) upper fixed jets work to provide relief to your back, hips and thighs, while four (4) lower adjustable jets massage your feet and calves. Two (2) of these lower jets are specifically placed on the floor of the tub to maximize the enjoyment of a foot massage.
The Hydrotherapy Massage System’s most popular control system is the on/off push control because the buttons were designed to rise above the deck in order to make it easier to push. A smaller, digital controller is also available for the Air + Hydrotherapy Massage Package, but may be more difficult for elderly to see and operate.
Independent Hydro Foot Massage
The Hydro + Independent Foot Massage package uses two independently run pumps to give bathers a simultaneous full body and foot massage. Or, bathers can enjoy an independent foot massage within minutes of simply filling the foot well up the seat level. The foot massage system includes a hydro pump with an in-line water heater. Both the strategically positioned upper and lower jets powered by two hydro pumps have an intensity dial air control to adjust the strength of the water pressure to your liking from a gentle pressure to a more rigorous massage.
Please note: if you choose the Hydrotherapy + Independent Foot Massage package, your walk-in bathtub will come with one (1) in-line water heater that will be connected to the lower jets and used with the independent foot massage feature, and an ozone sterilization system connected to the upper jets.
Air Massage System
The Air Jet Massage System includes an air pump with a 3-speed variable push control, strategically positioned air jets for optimal therapeutic relief, and an auto-purge to maintain an air system free of any build ups. The Air Massage System’s most popular control system is the on/off push control because the buttons were designed to rise above the deck in order to make it easier to push. A smaller, digital controller is also available for the Air + Hydrotherapy Massage Package, but may be more difficult for elderly to see and operate.
The Ultra has sixteen (16) strategically placed air jets that pull in air and blow it into the water to create a gentle, relaxing massage. Six (6) upper, fixed flat jets work to provide relief to your back, hips and thighs, while an additional eight (8) floor jets located in the lower foot area deliver a gentle massage to your feet and legs. Additionally, there are two (2) bidet jets.
The Air Jet Massage System also includes an auto-purge feature. This feature engages automatically 20 minutes after the pump has been turned off to purge water out of the air jet lines. The auto-purge will run for 120 seconds to ensure your system is clear and free of moisture and excess water helping to prevent the mildew build up.
Note: This massage is more gentle than a Hydrotherapy Massage.
Infusion™ Microbubble Therapy
Ella Infusion™ MicroBubble Therapy System consists of a single Microbubble jet connected to a hydro pump and Microbubble Tank System. The high-pressure hydro pump, along with the Microbubble tank, breaks down the water molecules into billions of tiny bubbles which are then sent out through the single jet. At the push of an on/off button, this feature can provide a moisturizing, exfoliating therapeutic experience all while detoxifying and relieving skin related issues.
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The Ella 2 Piece Fast Fill Faucet with pull out multi-function hand shower is perfect for your walk in bathtub or any bathtub where fill time matters. The fast fill 2 piece fills at a rate of up to 18 GPM (gallons per minute) based on in house plumbing conditions. If desired, the pull out hand shower can be used for shower while the bathtub is filled to stay warm.
The Ella 5 Piece ¾” Fast Fill Faucet with pull out multi-function hand shower in chrome finish is perfect for your walk-in bathtub or any bathtub where fill time matters. The fast fill 5-piece fills at a rate of up to 18 GPM (gallons per minute) based on in house plumbing conditions. If desired, the pull-out hand shower can be used for showering while the bathtub is filled to stay warm.
The Shower Column Kit connects to a diverter on an Ella brand 2 or 5 piece deck mounted faucet in order to create an extended overhead shower. The stainless steel, chrome finish column can be effortlessly adjusted up to 7 feet tall. Along the column is a vertically movable, 5 mode multi-functional hand shower, and attached at the top is an oversize rain shower that can be directed with ease to the seat for a seated shower or footwell for a stand up shower. This shower column kit replaces the need for a wall-mounted showerhead.
The 5 Piece Faucet Set includes a deck mounted thermostatic control valve, spout, pull-out hand shower, spout diverter, and pull-out shower diverter. The defining feature is the Deck Mounted Thermostatic Control Valve, which has an anti-scald feature that keeps the water at a consistent temperature and prevents water from suddenly shifting to unsafe temperature levels. Fill time with this faucet is 7-8 gallons per minute based on your home plumbing conditions.
The Huntington Brass 5 Piece Fast Fill Faucet Set includes a spout, pull-out hand shower, hot and cold on/off levers, and a diverter. This fast fill-faucet has a fill rate up to 18 gallons per minute based on your home plumbing conditions. The ¾” supply lines offer a higher rate of water flow compared to standard ½” lines. Available in Chrome, Antique Bronze, and in Satin Nickel.
The Jandon Retro 5 Piece Faucet Set includes a spout, pull-out hand shower, hot and cold on/off levers, and a diverter. The ½” supply lines allow for a fill rate of 12-16 gallons per minute based on your home plumbing conditions.
1. Controller Options
We offer two control options: Push Control or Digital Control. Our Push Controls are easy-to-use push down buttons that will operate your chosen jetting and any additional features.
The digital control is our more modern option, giving you a digital keypad from which to control your jets and additional features such as Chromatherapy LEDs and heated seat & backrest. Since the Digital Control is smaller, it may be more difficult for elderly to see and operate.
The Ella brand 4-fold shower screen is the best option in the industry for walk-in tubs because of the foldable feature that’s not offered with a standard shower glass or curtains. This gives bathers an airy, open feeling with the option to easily push the screen aside. The lightweight glass, secured in an aluminum frame with quality gear hinges, is sturdy enough to endure rigorous daily use. Additionally, one of the 4-fold sections can be removed to create a 3-fold shower screen.
The Standard Seat Pillow Riser is designed to cover the bidet jets found in your Ella walk-in bathtub. This luxuriously thick pillow is incredibly comfortable and can be used as a riser or additional seat support in all walk in bathtubs. The interior material is washable and can be removed.
Our dual massage walk-in tubs have two air jets in the center of the seat. The U shape pillow is designed to accommodate these two bidet jets. If you want to cover bidet jets, you can utilize the regular seat pillow. This luxuriously thick pillow is incredibly comfortable and can be used as riser or additional seat support in all walk in bathtubs. The interior material is washable and can be removed.
Increase your comfort with the Ella Walk-In Bathtub Headrest. The headrest can be mounted on the wall or on the deck using attached suction cups.