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68 ADA Ideabooks
Play-Space Secrets for All-Ages Homes
Don't let a generation gap put holes in your interior design. These tips from family-friendly businesses can give your rooms all-ages appeal
Bathroom Safety Features That Support Your Style
'Safety first' doesn't mean style comes in second with bathroom grab bars, shower seats and more designed for the modern home
"position when ADA guidelines say not to do it. But I do understand how the gradual incline... think the ADA guide lines you are referring to apply essentially to Institutions and... (like ADA) for the residence. Many of my former houses were remodeled to this better... correct that ADA guidelines are rules for making public facilities accessible to people... pleasing. ADA allows only 1-1/2" to 1-1/4" between the bar and the wall. The reason..."
What the Heck Is 'Good' Design Anyway?
We yearn for it and strive for it, but good home design isn't always easy to grasp. These 8 prescriptions from an architect can help
"aren't ADA compliant, and maybe not even newer ones. If people buy those homes who... First, ADA doesn't apply to residential houses, only commercial and public spaces... acronym ADA when what we mean is universally accessible. It's just a relatively convenient... clarifying the ADA/UD usage! It’s not that easy to put a bathroom in, where there isn’t room..."
Design Basics to Help You Think Through a New Master Bath
"America and ADA. Even younger couples are often faced with caring for older and non-ambulatory... healthy, an ADA designed bath may make the difference in moving the home when it is up... more. ADA is very important and it would be great to feature that here in the near... Regarding ADA and Universal Design comments: 10% of the population have a disability..."
5 Questions to Ask Before Installing a Barn Door
"bathroom for ADA/age in place. Right now the swing door opens and hits the toilet--not good... good. ADA is going to require a larger door frame opening. I've been mulling pocket... other for ADA/wheelchair or walker use? (ease of opening, strength required?) I can see... comes to ADA access. If you were to select one that required a floor track, it should..."
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How to Add an Indoor or Outdoor Ramp
Aging-in-Place Resolutions for the New Year
Meet the New Super Toilets
With features you never knew you needed, these toilets may make it hard to go back to standard commodes
Is Your Garden Cut Out for Matisse Inspiration?
A Quick Downsizing Quiz for the Undecided
On the fence about downsizing? We help you decide whether that fencing should encircle a mansion or a mini trailer
Drop In on a Hot Comeback With a Sunken Living Room
Take the plunge into a new kind of practicality with an interior design feature that has a rich history
Houzz Tour: Just What Mom Wanted, Off the Washington Coast
With an art studio, age-in-place features and a view-maximizing design, this home shows just how well the architect knows his client
Home Elevators: A Rising Trend
The increasing popularity of aging in place and universal design are giving home elevators a boost, spurring innovation and lower cost
Safety Goes Beautiful in the Bath
High-style grab bars, benches and handrails make falls less likely but great design almost guaranteed