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remodeling to acommodate an elderly loved one

When I invited my mother to come and live with my family, we had to make some changes to accommodate her. The changes that needed to be made were all within reason and were all required so that she could get around with her walker and eventually a wheelchair if need be. I hired a remodeling contractor to assist us with making the changes. I learned a lot while discussing what needed to be done and what it would take to get it complete. I created this blog with the hopes of helping other families that are considering making the same changes in their homes.

What To Consider When Choosing Kitchen Cabinets

Picking out kitchen cabinets sounds exciting, but it can actually be very stressful. There are a lot of cabinet styles to choose from, and you need to consider colors, drawers or doors, lazy Susan or shelving, or other options as well. If you are in the market for new kitchen cabinets, you are going to be putting in a lot of work and planning. There are things you should consider when choosing your cabinets, so be sure to take your time, as you are going to have these cabinets for a while. Read More 

Frameless Shower Door Installation And Benefits When Used For Bathroom Projects

Frameless glass shower doors are must-have items when remodeling a new bathroom. Frameless doors are easy to install and can be handled by both professional or DIY enthusiasts. The best part about frameless shower door installation is its benefits. Frameless shower doors provide a lot of benefits when compared to their other counterparts. Frameless Door Installation Steps People looking to install a new shower often think they need to cut into the wall or take out a section of the ceiling to make room for the door. Read More 

Three Benefits Of A Granite Tile Countertop

A granite tile countertop in your kitchen can be a focal point in this space, bring a smile to your face when you walk into the kitchen, and even increase the value of your home when you decide that it's time to sell. If you're thinking about converting your countertop to granite, you might immediately be picturing a countertop that is covered with one large slab of granite. While this is certainly an option that you can explore, there are other ideas to consider. Read More 

Remodeling Your Kitchen? Make Sure You Add More Of These 5 Things

When renovating the kitchen, most homeowners want to change the layout or give it an aesthetic update. But one important element of a successful renovation is what you add more of in the kitchen. What should you add more of? Here are five key things to consider. 1. More Outlets Modern cooking calls for a wide variety of small appliances that require electricity. In addition, today's cooks want to use multiple mobile devices, charge devices, and use the kitchen for an array of other household tasks that call for electrical power. Read More 

Bathroom Ceiling Ideas To Consider For Your Bathroom Remodeling Project

Many homeowners tend to give their ceilings less consideration during a bathroom remodeling exercise, not knowing how important the ceiling is in the overall bathroom look.  During a bathroom remodeling, what you do with the ceiling determines how well the walls, the interior d├ęcor, and the ceiling will go together. You don't want to be staring at an ugly ceiling full of molds and mildews as you relax in a beautiful bathtub surrounded by glowing walls. Read More