4 Tips for Designing Bathrooms that Age-in-Place Gracefully

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More than 75 percent of professional remodelers are involved in projects designed to enable homeowners to age in place, according to NAHB’s Remodeling Market Index (RMI) survey for the fourth quarter 2018. Leading the aging-in-place remodeling projects are bathroom projects, with grab bars, higher toilets and curbless showers at the top of the … [Read more...]

Understanding Universal Design

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Universal design is a concept that addresses all kinds of human ability in one design. Thus, a structure that employs universal design doesn't have separate features for different age groups and abilities. Universal design is ideal for a few reasons. One, it eliminates the stigma and discrimination associated with disability and age. Two, it works for … [Read more...]

Linear Drains and Modern Style: The Perfect Fit

Modern Bathroom by Toronto General Contractors Ronny Wiskin Many modern showers are curbless or have no threshold to step over, making it easily accessible for a person using a wheelchair. This is part of the Universal Design concept is making rooms accessible to people of all ages and mobility levels. A curb on a shower keeps water inside the enclosure. … [Read more...]