Universal design is the idea that all design—technology, products, and the built environment—should serve the broadest range of people. For a home, this means that the design should serve the needs of the homeowners, even as they age... Continue
Creating a home for a lifetime doesn’t just mean you need to consider remodeling the interior of your house. In fact, the exterior of your home can play a major part in your livable design solutions. What’s more, some of these changes... Continue
For many families, the kitchen represents more than just the space where meals are prepared. It’s the room where homework is done, spirited discussions are had, and a house turns into a home. In fact, there may be no other room that sees... Continue
Most of us are living busy lives with work, children and grandchildren in and out of the house, volunteering, and perhaps providing care to older relatives. This is why you should consider universal design if you are embarking on a home... Continue
Prepping your home for the summer requires more than putting screens back in windows and dusting off patio furniture. From updating the interior of your home to be more energy-efficient and bug free, to protecting the exterior from wind... Continue
Some smoke detectors run on batteries, which need to be replaced regularly. Some run on your home's electric current, and won't work if you lose power. Put both types of detectors in your house to be sure you’re protected.
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