For elderly homeowners who are interested in aging in place, there are important questions that have to be considered. Can your home offer the safety you need as get older? What changes should be made to guarantee you’re able to go about your life comfortably? When people start thinking about these matters, the issue of the bathtub invariably comes up. No matter how you look at it, a bathroom remodel that delivers a walk-in tub is an important consideration that could allow you to stay in your home.
Many older adults would like to remain in their homes as they age. Aging in place is possible with some changes which will increase accessibility and decrease the possibility of accidents and injuries. Here are some tips to make your home more accessible for older adults with disabilities.
Cabinet refacing is a more popular and cheaper alternative to a complete replacement of your kitchen cabinets, allowing you to get a brand new kitchen look without the full cost of a kitchen remodel. With the variety of material and design options available for you to choose from, an experienced contractor can really turn around your older kitchen with a new look and feel that is more in line with what you envision for your home.
Match Pieces for a More Unified Look
Refacing the cabinets can involve a few separate elements, each with different levels of design implications. If you decide to change the cabinet door material or design, you might want to consider updated door handles to match the new look. Updating the drawers and drawer pulls to match those new cabinets can really pull together the whole kitchen. [Read more…]
Sometimes even able-bodied people have complaints about the structure and design of their homes. When an unfortunate turn of events or a chronic condition leads people to use wheelchairs, walkers or even crutches, those homes can become almost impossible to maneuver in. Disability remodeling of your home can save you from those frustrating days and lead to a much more fulfilling life with independence and freedom of movement.
Initial Home Evaluation
An experience contractor, sometimes with the help of an occupational therapist, can evaluate your home for possible improvements for differently-abled residents. You should provide input regarding your current use of your living space areas, so modifications aren’t made in areas in which you’re already comfortable. Your current physical condition and abilities should play a role in deciding where and how to make those modifications that you need. [Read more…]
Are you looking for unique elements to add to your home? Do you feel like the trends you find in home magazines are just a little too overdone? If you want something truly unique, why not consider custom woodworking? A design feature that works in a number of spaces, woodworking is unique, but must be used properly to get the desired effect.
The Right Home for Woodworking
When people think of custom woodworking, they often imagine traditional log cabins with gorgeous [Read more…]
It is never too early to consider how you will live in your twilight years. If you already own the home you plan to keep for the rest of your years, performing tasks related to aging in place remodeling will ensure you are prepared when the time comes.
Who Is Aging in Place For?
Elderly remodeling is important for several reasons. Perhaps your parents are getting older and can no longer handle caring for their own home as well as they once could. If you prefer not to go the route of [Read more…]
One of the largest components of a kitchen remodel is choosing the right cabinets. It may be tempting to choose a stock cabinet as a way to save money, but custom cabinets turn out to be the right option for many homeowners. Consider the reasons.
- Customized to Your Home
When you add any architectural design element like crown molding and wainscoting you automatically enhance your home’s appearance and pretty inexpensively, too. If you’re interested in upgrading your home on a budget, consider crown molding as a quick and easy way to bring your home to the next level and impress potential buyers.
Choose A Design
Crown molding is like the frame of a room. And just as you might find an overwhelming array of choices when you want to frame a photo, there are endless possibilities for crown molding. Designs can be as narrow as two inches or as wide as two feet, as simple as a plain curve or as intricate as millwork at a chateau.
A bathroom is a place where you and your family members spend a lot of time. Besides the obvious, it’s here where you prep yourself every morning and get yourself looking good for the day. Because this is such a common area of your home, you might as well make it inviting. Decorating your bathroom with tasteful features will help people feel comfortable and content. Your own style and preference will go a long way toward deciding just how you’ll decorate this room, but it’s also helpful to look at some bathroom décor ideas. [Read more…]
A kitchen remodel, whether a small update or complete overhaul, is a big home improvement project. You want to make sure you take the right actions to set the project in motion and avoid potential problems down the road. At P&D Remodeling, we know just how to guide you through a kitchen remodel, but there are certain steps that you’ll need to complete before we can start building your dream kitchen.