Our population is aging. As time goes on certain changes in your home can make it more comfortable, safer and suitable for changing needs. Grab bars for stability, maybe a lift to make stairs safer. Additional lighting or runners on slippery surfaces. These are all projects that we can help with to help you enjoy your home safely and as long as possible. Give us a call and let us know about your challenges.

Some of your your home renovation needs are eligible for the “Healthy Home Renovation Tax Credit”. Ask us if your home accessibility issue or renovation applies.

Certain renovations permit a first-floor occupancy or secondary suite for a senior:
grab bars and related reinforcements around the toilet, tub and shower
handrails in corridors
wheelchair ramps, stair/wheelchair lifts and elevators
walk-in bathtubs
wheel-in showers
comfort height toilets
widening passage doors
lowering existing counters/cupboards
installing adjustable counters/cupboards
light switches and electrical outlets placed in accessible locations
door locks that are easy to operate
lever handles on doors and taps, instead of knobs
pull-out shelves under counter to enable work from a seated position
non-slip flooring
a hand-held shower on an adjustable rod or high-low mounting brackets
additional light fixtures throughout the home and exterior entrances
swing clear hinges on doors to widen doorways
creation of knee space under the basin to enable use from a seated position (and insulation of any hot-water pipes)
relocation of tap to front or side for easier access
hands-free taps
motion-activated lighting
touch-and-release drawers and cupboards
automatic garage door openers

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