While these homeowners loved their neighborhood, their home lacked the functionality, modern amenities and design touches that they desired. And thinking toward the future, incorporating accessible amenities with a modern and beautiful look was also very important to them. A 1940’s Cape Cod, the house was cramped and tight with narrow doorways and tight hallways. […]
Times have certainly changed when it comes to the bathroom. The very things that make your bathroom safer and easier to navigate—large, walk-in showers; higher toilets; natural lighting—are also some of the latest design trends. The terms have changed over the years but their purposes have remained the same. Grab bars are now being called […]
1. Bathing: shower and tub accessibility Using a rolling shower seat or fixed shower seat in the shower can accommodate some users. Shower seat should be a height of 17” to 19”. A small stool or plastic chair can allow the bather to sit while taking a shower and can be removed for users who […]
This McLean, VA family of four loved their 1960’s home and wonderful neighborhood, but had simply outgrown their space. In particular, they were longing to create larger bedrooms for their two boys as well as a space the boys could call their own. They also wanted to better maximize their first floor space. That’s where […]
So what are popular products among green savvy homeowners? Reclaimed wood floors, passive solar design, and direct-vent gas fireplaces are just a few.
One extremely important room in the home when it comes to accessibility is the bathroom. Here are some things to consider incorporating into your bathroom as you age-in-place.