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The Advantages of Universal Accessibility Design in Your New Home

Last updated 7 years ago

Are you currently looking for or building your dream home? In today’s market, you will likely be committing to a long-term, if not permanent, residence in whatever home you choose. If this is the case, then consider the advantages of incorporating universal accessibility features into your list of purchase or design priorities.

  • Comfort

It’s an indisputable fact that as individuals age, their physical abilities become impaired. Though they may not ever require at-home care, certain adjustments will have to be made to residences to ensure personal safety. By investing in universal accessibility features early on, you can guarantee that you will be as comfortable in old age as you were the day you moved into your home. Furthermore, such features will guarantee that the needs of any aging relatives or guests visiting your home will also be met, both now and in the future.

  • Convenience

There are several architectural features and accessories that are used today to make a home safer, usable, and more convenient for elderly homeowners. Plus, including these features in your design plan earlier on can cost far less than one or more remodels in the future.  Some examples of universal accessibility design features are:

  • Wheelchair Lifts
  • Stairway Lifts
  • Bathtub Lifts
  • Ramps
  • Home Elevators
  • Dumbwaiters
  • Raised Toilets
  • Grab Bars and Railings
  • Offset Door Hinges

To learn more about universal accessibility design features and their benefits, contact the experts at All Ways Accessible in Stowe. We can answer any questions or concerns you may have about universal accessibility features and provide you with more information about the products and services we offer to our customers. Call us today for more details at (800) 684-0270.


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