Could you use more space in your home? You may not need to look any further than your lower level. This Gaithersburg, MD home is a perfect example of how to dramatically increase a home’s living space without touching the existing footprint. The homeowners, empty nesters with children and grandchildren that visit often, wanted to […]
By: Russ Glickman When I meet with a new client about their home remodel, I can feel the excitement in the air. After all, our homes are our oasis and personalizing them to fit our needs only enhances our enjoyment. When thinking about a remodel, I always encourage homeowners to consider not only today’s needs […]
There are many solutions and remedies to assist with Aging in Place. Check out our list and learn how you can stay safe and comfortable in your home. The Difficulty: Poor Balance and Coordination Solutions: Walk-in shower with a seat Rounded counter edges Grab bars near the bath and toilet Stairway handrails The Difficulty: Hearing […]
The old face of aging was institutionalization. The NEW face is home. Due to a growing trend called “Aging in Place,” more people in retirement are staying in the comfort of their own homes by making important, personalized modifications – and at Glickman Design Build (GDB), this is one of our specialties. Recently, GDB completed […]
As the number of multi-generational households continues to rise, in-law suites provide the perfect living space for an aging parent or other relative. They offer all of the independence of living alone but with the luxury of having loved ones nearby. In-law suites typically include: a bedroom, bathroom, living area, and kitchenette and usually have […]
With a growing emphasis on aging-in-place, more people will consider modifying their existing home as an alternative to moving to senior living communities. Therefore, universal design, or enhancements that work for everyone, in any situation, will become more prevalent. Go to http://www.glickmandesignbuild.com/home-modifications/universal-designaging-in-place/ to see popular universal design modifications.