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  • Aging in Place
    16
    May

    The Ultimate Guide to Aging in Place

    Wow, who would have thought the Woodstock generation would actually get old. Life happens. Unfortunately, our homes are actually aging faster than we are. When you bought your home those high ceilings, circular stairways step and-up entrance was inviting. But now, the home’s steep steps and narrow doorways are becoming problems. Suddenly things that you […]

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  • Family Laughing at Dinner Table
    09
    May

    The Perfect Plan for Mother In-Law Suites

    Remember the Waltons? A popular TV show in the 70’s, the Walton’s showed us how wonderful multi-generational living could be. Well that was TV and fantasy. At that time families largely were two-generational, with parents and minor-age children under one roof. But now times have changed. People are living longer. But for older people getting […]

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  • Universal Design and Aging in Place
    30
    Apr

    The Mobility Movement

    So much of what we love about our homes lies beyond its walls: Our neighbors, our community, the beautiful grass and trees that surround. Unfortunately, as we age, our home’s walls start closing in. We can’t get around as easily as before. Kitchen islands feel like obstacles. Stairs become marathons. Even our entrance way morphs […]

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  • 05
    Mar

    Mobility Design: Spaces To Lift Spirits

    Homeownership lies at the very heart of the American dream. But in many communities, the homes we love are just not that inviting anymore. We want to stay, but as we age, every day has become ever more burdensome. We cannot get up the stairs, it’s difficult to open doors, our bathrooms aren’t safe, even […]

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  • Accessible shower
    26
    Oct

    An Accessible Bath – In a Condo Floorplan

    Glickman Design Improves Safety and Comfort Dream Goals It was all about making a safe and accessible master bathroom with beautiful design elements for this Arlington, VA condo owner. Being a walker and wheelchair user, space and ease of mobility were top priorities. The existing bathroom had a large tub and a shower with a […]

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  • Home Modification Expert Witness Services, Russ Glickman
    09
    Jul

    On the Expert Witness Front

    Things sure are hopping on the expert witness front. Russ has been busy working with area attorneys to help their clients with cases that allow them to transform their homes into livable, comfortable spaces regardless of mobility or other physical challenges resulting from an accident or other situation. We are pleased to report several recent […]

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  • Home Elevator
    05
    Mar

    Home Elevators are for Every One!

    Think home elevators are just a dream? Think again! Home elevators can actually work in almost any home. Glickman Design Build is currently designing and building a 3-story home elevator for this Rockville, MD couple. These empty nesters have lived in their 2300 square foot three-bedroom, 2-car garage split level home since 1992. They want […]

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  • Kitchen Remodeling
    03
    Jan

    Did You Know That Glickman Provides Expert Witness Services?

    In addition to home design and remodeling, Glickman Design Build founder, Russ Glickman, has vast experience performing home accessibility expert witness work for attorneys and their clients dealing with personal injury claims. Russ is delighted to represent defense attorneys or plaintiff attorneys alike. His focus is on creating homes that are both safe and comfortable.

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  • Relaxing lower level retreat living room
    06
    Dec

    An Elegant Yet Relaxing Lower Level Retreat

    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 […]

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  • Home Modification Expert Witness Services, Russ Glickman
    02
    Jul

    Working With An Accessible Home Remodeling Expert Witness

    Q&A with Paul Cornoni, Partner, Regan Zambri & Long, PLLC Russ Glickman of Rockville based, Glickman Design Build, recently had the honor of serving as a home modification expert witness on a case with Paul Cornoni, Partner, with Regan Zambri & Long, PLLC. The result was the addition of almost 1 million dollars to the […]

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