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  • 20
    Jan

    Unlocking Potential: The Many Uses of ADUs

    Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are not just additional structures; they are keys that unlock a world of potential within the confines of your property. These compact living spaces have evolved beyond the traditional guesthouse, finding diverse applications that cater to various needs and lifestyles. College living, renting, and in-law suites are just the tip of […]

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  • 20
    Aug

    Inclusive Design for In-Law Suites: What Are Your Options?

    As families grow and change, you may consider creating an in-law suite to accommodate aging parents, adult children, or extended family members. In-law suites offer a convenient and inclusive living solution, providing a sense of independence while keeping loved ones close.  However, to ensure that your in-law suite is welcoming and accessible to everyone, inclusive […]

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  • Open Floor Plan
    23
    Aug

    Open Floor Plan Vs. Closed Floor Plan

    One of the biggest debates in home design right now is open vs. closed floor plans. Although open concepts have been wildly popular, closed spaces are actually making a comeback. So, how do you choose what’s right for you? At Glickman Design Build, we have over 40 years of experience and can help you find […]

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  • 22
    Jan

    Your Home: Make It A Destination

    You’ve heard the phrase “make it a destination” when taking about a vacation spot, or a place you go for entertainment. Well, throughout 2022 we’re going to tweak that concept just a bit and ask the question, “how do you make your home a destination”? Not just a destination you go to after work or […]

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  • 03
    Jun

    Residential Accessibility- A Win-Win For Everyone

    In recent years, there has been growing awareness and acceptance to provide a wider range of residential housing needs for people of all abilities. This had led to the development and inclusion of Universal Design principles in residential real estate that provide aging in place options, safer living, and more accessibility and independence for all family […]

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  • home for life
    29
    Apr

    Products For The Universally Designed Home

    As research shows that more homeowners plan to stay in their homes into the aging process, manufacturers are stepping up to provide good-looking, accessible products that will help these homeowners age in place. Throughout the DMV, accessibility, aging- in- place and Universal Design concepts are in high demand in home remodeling, even if homeowners and buyers don’t […]

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  • 03
    Oct

    Universal Home Design: The Right Choice Now

    The ultimate goal of Universal Design (UD) is to create a home that works for everyone; now and in the future. This brilliant design makes homes accessible and safer as you age and allows maximum access for those with disabilities. Universal Design can make each room accessible, reduce home accidents and potentially increase resale value. […]

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  • 29
    Aug

    Age in Place: Because Home Is Truly Where the Heart Is

    Every senior asks themselves this question. Should I stay or should I go?Do you stay in the home you love? Or go to an assisted living facility? For many, it’s much more than just a move. It’s a deeply emotional decision that’s life-changing. Our homes are where we feel safe and secure, and for good […]

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  • 28
    Aug

    Aging In Place With Attractive Designs

    By Wendy A. Jordan, Washington Post, August 22 Soon after Foster Lott and his wife, Katharine Alter, bought their two-story, 1945 house, they began talking about ways to improve it, and saving up to do so. Sixteen years went by and they were still talking about it. But in 2016, Lott’s hip was giving him […]

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  • Create Universal Design
    25
    Jul

    Universal Design Sparks a Revolution

    Universal Design can be summed up in one dramatic word: Inclusion. Years ago, we at Glickman/Design Remodel Build started using Universal Design in the remodeling of homes and offices and we’re proud to say this idea has now spread to every corner of our culture. Universal Design was invented to be the people’s servant, to […]

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