This security standing pole is mounted and held in place by tension between the floor and ceiling. Helping people rise from a seated position, this security standing bar has a curved grab bar that is shaped like a W so that both hands can be utilized when standing and locks in place to ensure stability. Minimal assembly is required and all of the components and tools are included with the security pole. This pole fits on ceilings heights between 7 and 9 feet. If you need something larger, please call us and we can arrange to have extensions made. This security pole has a weight capacity of 300 pounds and the pole itself only weighs 20 pounds. This bar is black, but also available in white.