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    11
    May

    Glickman Receives 2015 Chrysalis National Award for Universal Design… and Helps a Northern Virginia Couple Make their Condo More Livable

    Glickman Design Build was truly honored to receive the 2015 Chrysalis National Award for Universal Design for this truly unique bathroom renovation. The client has ALS, a progressive neurodegenerative disease, and therefore needed to convert a basically brand new 18th floor condominium bathroom into an accessible bathroom. The client was away for the duration of […]

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  • In Law Suite Addition
    07
    May

    What to Look for in an In-Law Suite

    Over the years, society has gone through regular changes. There was a time when multiple generations lived under one roof, so the ages in the home could range from babies to seniors. As people moved to the suburbs and families became more nuclear, this changed. However, the trend is re-emerging as people move their aging […]

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  • 21
    Feb

    What to Consider when considering an in-law suite

    As more and more seniors are opting to stay at home or live with relatives as they age, in-law suites have risen in popularity. Offering a great way to provide a sense of independence and privacy while living with relatives or easy living at home, in-law suites can be a great solution often created within […]

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  • 03
    Jan

    Building a Multigenerational Home: What You Need To Know

    More than 51 million families in America live in multigenerational homes, which has more people considering adding on to their homes to make room for parents moving in. This is a trend that is definitely becoming more and more common as less people choose to move into a nursing home. In 1970 26% of people […]

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  • 09
    Nov

    Adding a Home Elevator: Luxury or Necessity?

    Adding an elevator to your home may sound extremely luxurious, but as a large amount of satisfied homeowners can testify, it may simply be a bare necessity to the elderly or disabled. The old advice of ‘just’ relocating to a home without stairs once they become troublesome, simply no longer holds value. This advice also […]

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  • 01
    Jul

    The Home Renovation Blog

    “Congratulations to Glickman Design Build. This is who you should call if you want to renovate your home. They took our extremely average house and introduced universal design principles so that our house works wonderfully for us and it looks amazing.” ~ Janice Shack-Marquez via LinkedIn regarding Blog on Glickman Design Build becoming a valuable member […]

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  • 29
    May

    The National Aging In Place Council

    The National Aging in Place Council® is an association of service providers in a variety of cities and states who are dedicated to helping aging persons have a healthy and comfortable life at home. In these many cities and states there are Chapters in which the service providers work together to assist the aging persons in […]

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  • 20
    May

    Creating Accessible Homes

    Entrances, bathrooms and kitchens create logistical and aesthetic challenges. Retrofitting homes to provide ease and comfort for the disabled takes more than simply meeting accessibility standards. “You have to listen to your clients,” says Robin Burrill, a co-owner of Curb Appeal Renovations in Fort Worth, Texas. Curb Appeal recently renovated a home for a wheelchair-bound […]

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  • 15
    Apr

    The Accessible Home – It’s Not Just for Wheelchair Users Anymore – Blog Talk Radio

    The Mary and Melissa Show – radio Interview with Russell Glickman and others. Here is the link to the actual interview: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/themaryandmelissashow/2014/03/12/the-accessible-home–its-not-just-for-wheelchair-users-anymore “There is no reason why our homes and places of work shouldn’t be built and designed for all people to use and enjoy.  We are joined by Russell Glickman, Founder and Owner of […]

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  • 07
    Apr

    New lower level in-law suite works for owners as primary living space

    How can you tell when an in-law suite is outperforming the usual requirements? Well, for starters, when the owners themselves decide to occupy the new accommodation as their primary living space. Such was the recent choice of the Saads, two seniors who started investigating options for retrofitting their three-level home when Mrs Saad transitioned from […]

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