I have a small bathroom and am considering installing the Toto Clayton 60 x 32 tile-in soaker bathtub. I am debating whether to include the grab bar or not. Does anyone have this particular bathtub or similar one? Is the grab bar necessary? Are you happy with this tub?
Seldom are these things necessary, but often can be handy. If you tend to use bath oil or anything that might make the tub slippery, a grab bar can be useful to help steady yourself. If you can put a bar on the wall, then that may work out for you as well.
Also, if there will be an elderly person using the tub, it could be a lifesaver.