6 Reasons Why Downsizing Might Be the Right Move For You

As you get a little older, your lifestyle changes. Tasks you might have found easy 20, 10, or even five years ago — like climbing stairs, hopping into the tub, or crouching in the garden — might be newly difficult. That’s OK. But it’s important that your living space reflects … [Read more...]

Flexhouse: Building A Home To Prepare For Aging In Place

Editor's Note: The Flexhouse is a project we're excited to highlight for you, from a seasoned designer that wanted to create a home that showcased the features that would help people as they grew older. We hope you enjoy learning about this beautiful home. In graduate school, … [Read more...]

4 Home Projects That Will Offer You The Most Value

If you are considering listing your current home for sale in today’s real estate market, there are a number of ways to ensure that your property gets top dollar. Or, if you’re looking to plan for the future when the time comes to sell your home, you’ll want to make sure your … [Read more...]

5 Ways A Clean House Improves Your Thinking

We all love to live in a clean house. Even you are not a cleaning fanatic, there is a peace and satisfaction that comes with being in a clean environment. Researchers have found a connection between a clean house and our mental well-being. According to a November 2009 Study … [Read more...]

Staying In Your Multi-Story Home? Consider These 5 Things

It is well known by now, thanks to the findings by AARP and others, that people would prefer to live out their years in the comfort of their own homes. And why not? Our homes are full of the memories that we created through the years. And, in many cases, where we raised our … [Read more...]

Universal Design Remodeling for the Whole House: Mark Scott

This is showcase is for a whole house Universal Design remodeling project. Bob and Robin needed a home with enough property to raise Robin’s horses and to accommodate Bob’s wheelchair. They found the perfect plot of land, however the 1940s era home was inaccessible to the … [Read more...]

Zero-Threshold Shower – Lompoc, CA: New Life Bath & Kitchen

At New Life Bath & Kitchen, we work closely with our clients to align design with functionality. This bathroom remodeling project in Lompoc, CA was for a senior client with mobility issues that needed an alternative bathing option. They chose a zero-threshold shower for … [Read more...]