This bar is very helpful for getting in and out of both the shower and the tub. Conveniently attaches to the tub or shower wall for best balance. Easy to install. Position tub bar where desired on tub or shower wall. Apply pressure to handle while flipping the latches down. Easy to remove. Release both latches. Slide fingertip under rubber seal at each end to release suction. Not meant for use as body weight leverage.