Universal Design simply means that homes, businesses and products are designed with everyone in mind, regardless of age or ability. Human being come in lots of different varieties – tall or short, babies or elderly, athletes, blind or deaf, Home Modification Solutions can utilize Universal Design to accommodate all types of humans! During our free in-home estimate, Home Modification Solutions can take several things into consideration, including accessibility, mobility, aging in place and even aesthetics.
Universal Design features address the need to accommodate…
- short and long term disability, such as recovery from an accident or surgery
- family and friends with mobility issues
- aging in place
Today, many contractors and architects are utilizing the principles detailed in Universal Design to design and build homes for a lifetime. For example, they are integrating low thresholds, wider hallways, wider door frames, easy-reach drawers and appliances, main floor master bedrooms and roll-in showers, just to name a few features. These features allow you to age in place in your own home.
Fortunately, it’s possible to integrate Universal Design features into existing homes as well. Whether you are building a new home or considering changes that would make your home a safer, more accessible and more enjoyable home for countless years to come, Home Modification Solutions are here to help.
Home Modification Solutions in New Mexico will work together with you to assess your needs and determine what changes and modifications are needed to incorporate Universal Design into your home so it will provide the most benefit to you.
We also invite you to contact us for our no obligation, FREE in-home assessment by one of our Certified Aging in Place (CAPS) specialists.