Accessable Home Modifications Team

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Three Types of Flooring for Accessible Bathrooms That You Need to Consider

Every home modification is as unique as the homeowner requesting it. Not every accessibility issue needs a full-on renovation to make the home safe and fully accessible. Many customers are surprised to learn that a flooring change can make a massive difference, especially in the bathroom. While most people judge flooring by appearance alone, the…

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Handrails Guide: 5 Benefits of Accessible Hand Rails

If you have ever struggled with balance or rising from a seated position, then you know how useful it is to have a handrail nearby. Adding handrails can make a significance regarding the well-being of someone who finds moving challenging. Falls, near-falls, and fear of falling all top the list of concerns when determining if…

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Differences Between a Wet Room and a Traditional Bathroom

What Is a Wet Room? A wet room is a bathroom that has an open floor plan. A standard wet room has a shower with no entry barriers. The toilet and sink are typically suspended from the walls, and in some cases, a free-standing tub is a part of the wet room. Some wet rooms have partial…

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Four Smart Ways to Improve Your Shower Safety

If you or someone you love struggles with mobility or balance problems, you likely understand the fear and frustration that accompany seemingly ordinary activities. According to insurance experts, the bathroom is the most dangerous room in the home. The nature of the bathroom, slippery surfaces, accumulated water, and the need to step in and out of…

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5 Tips to Improve Accessibility in the Kitchen

In most homes, the kitchen is the central hub of the home where the family gathers. However, for those with mobility, balance, or sight problems, the kitchen is a dangerous place filled with difficulties and potential accidents waiting to happen. Regardless of the reason for the difficulty, the inability to safely function in the kitchen…

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Home Bathroom Modifications To Help You Live Independently

  Living independently is a goal that is cherished by most people. Being able to rely on yourself gives you the freedom to live your life the way you want. Many people though are reliant on others, whether that is due to increasing age, a disability, or even injury. In terms of accessible bathrooms, there…

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How to Choose Safe Flooring Options – Infographic

One of the ways to keep a home safe for people with mobility issues is by making sure that the flooring material is optimal to prevent accidents, provide comfort, and enable ease of movement and travel. Choosing a flooring material, however, does not need to be complicated. The trick is to keep in mind the…

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Top 5 Tips to Make Your Bathroom More Accessible

We use bathrooms every day, but it isn’t exactly the safest place in the house due to the many hazards that the wet and slippery environment poses. This risk is especially true for users with mobility issues – whether from disabilities or weakening ability due to age. That’s why it’s essential that, if there is…

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The Ultimate Guide to Accessible Bathrooms – Infographic

Many homeowners are finding the need to modify their homes for possible mobility issues for many reasons. They may be coming of a certain age when mobility is harder, and they may need aids such as walkers or wheelchairs, or they are living with a family member or relative who uses one. One of the…