Remodeling Showcase Archives - Aging in Place

Home Remodeling Showcase

Home remodeling showcase

The Remodeling Showcase is a place for Remodelers, Builders, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and others who provide accessible home remodeling and design services to show off the work they have done for their customers.

For you, the reader, it means you get to read about and see photos of actual whole house, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, or other projects in the Remodeling Showcase.

Remodeling Showcase projects


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, while specializing in sustainable architecture, my elderly parents began to have physical … [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 wheelchair. Doorways and hallways were narrow, corners were sharp, bathrooms were tiny, and 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 easy access and safety. They never knew how stunning it would make their bathroom look. The … [Read more...]

ADA Shower In Tempe, AZ

My customer in Tempe, AZ wanted me to create a nice looking curbless ADA shower (in the hall bathroom) for her handicapped daughter. After taking out the existing tub and adding a new lower drain installation, we added a custom height bench for an easy transfer from a wheelchair. Then, we added a shower valve (on/off) near the bench for convenient access and an easy to reach … [Read more...]

Whole House Transformation into Universal Design Solution: Russ Glickman

Kathleen was injured in a car accident about 1 year before. Her house was far from accessible. An ugly platform lift up 5' to the front stoop was an eyesore to the block and it was improperly installed requiring her to turn 90 degrees before exiting onto the porch. She used the living room for her hospital bed which offered no privacy, was an eyesore and embarrassing when … [Read more...]