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Universal Design & Barrier Free Conversions

Improving Accessibility & Removing Barriers in MD & VA Homes

Age, illness, or injury can make living in the home you love difficult. You and your loved ones may even be considering moving into a more accessible living space to accommodate. This could mean leaving friends, family, and your home behind.

If you or a loved one are facing this decision but don’t want to or cannot afford to leave your home, universal design or barrier-free design may be for you.

Universal design aims to make a person’s current home environment accessible for a wide range of adaptations without feeling clinical or intrusive. Changes such as motion-sensing light switches, ramps instead of stairs, and grab bars can help you remain in your home.

Adroit Design Remodeling can help with a wide range of home accommodation projects to make aging-in-place become a reality:

Minor Projects

  • Install better lighting
  • Double-sided tape to secure rugs
  • Install emergency response systems
  • Place non-slip strips on stairs

Small Projects

  • Install comfort height, elongated toilets and seats
  • Add grab bars to showers, tubs, and around toilets
  • Replace faucets and door handles with lever-style handles

Larger Projects

  • Modifications to allow first-floor living, such as moving laundry facilities
  • Widen doorways to accommodate wheelchairs or walkers
  • Install ramps, stair lifts, or elevators
  • Enlarge bathroom facilities to adjust for wheelchairs
  • Place ramps on exterior entrances
  • Install walk-in or roll-in showers
  • Raise or lower countertops
  • Install drawer-type dishwashers to avoid bending

If you or a loved one need some home modifications put into place to allow for aging-in-place or to accommodate an injury or illness, contact the design professionals at Adroit Design Remodeling to schedule your free consultation with our certified aging in place specialist.


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