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Hi vernonia, consider lowering certain workstations in the kitchen to make them easier for you to use. If you have an island you can make some changes there as well.
A starting point for counter height would be between 24-27" for a workstation. This would be a convenient height for someone who likes to bake as well a good height for young children who want to help out in the kitchen. You could also raise the dishwasher for easier access. This retrofit is easily welcomed by many home buyers. Any of these smaller changes, correctly implemented, should not affect the re-sale value of the house. Have a look at this ideabook for other ideas on making your kitchen work for you.
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Kathy Koletzke

Consider a dishwasher drawer rather than having to pull open the door from a wheelchair. the drawer lets you slide right under it for easy access. Refrigerator drawers are also a possibility for frequently used items.A pull out table or one with drop down legs would give you a workspace at a lower height. It could be installed under and island counter or upon the back side of a pantry door.These items will increase to the value of your home not detract from it.

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jmdrouin

Also keep in mind you can create a shallower cabinet with sliding doors to store dishes.

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