Are you planning to live in your Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Dunwoody, Buckhead or Marietta home for your lifetime? The following aging-in-place and universal design principles apply to making your home accessible for today, and for tomorrow, too!
The primary aging-in-place design strategies include:
- Zero-step entry with level access (no steps) from the driveway to the door at a minimum of one outside door on the main floor;
- Wide doorways and hallways with 60” turning radius at the end of the hall;
- Accessible Bathroom with grab bars and roll-in shower or walk-in bathtub;
- Lever handles on doors and faucets, and rocker panel light switches;
- Remote lock and unlocking door hardware.
Universal design principles include level access to at least one exterior door; One-story living with the dining, living room, and at least one bedroom and one bath on the main level; Wide doorways and hallways to move easily from room to room; Accessible walk-in tub or roll-in shower; Extra floor space for roominess, and wheelchair freedom; and stacked closets for future residential home elevators.
Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC has the accessibility expertise, certified-aging-in-place specialization and home modifications experience to assist you with the selection and installation of a new Ella’s Walk-In Tub for your home, EZ-Access aluminum ramps, and Bruno, Sterling and Savaria Stair Lifts.
Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC provides accessible stair lifts, wheelchair platform lifts, wood and metal ramps, roll-in showers and roll-under sinks for homeowners in North Georgia Communities including Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Dunwoody, Buckhead and Marietta.
Contact the Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist at Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC for a complimentary home assessment by calling 770.880.3405, or by email at Info@AtlantaHomeMods.com . Visit the Atlanta Home Mods websitefor more information about how to apply aging-in-place accessibility design strategies to your Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Dunwoody, Buckhead or Marietta Home.