HB Building and Design Archives - Aging in Place

Beautiful Bathroom Remodel: Jane Regan

Aging in place can be beautiful - I liked the detail of the tall piece of granite making the wall off-balanced. We used a tiny ¼ ‘bump’ of a rounded piece of granite between the ‘bath’ area and the ‘room’ area, and used the same tile in a 3x3 and 2x2 with high coefficient of friction. Faucet on side of sink, when pulling up in a wheel chair, more accessible. There is also an … [Read more...]

Accessible Bathroom Remodeling: Jane Regan

This is all porcelain tile from green factories in the U.S. All Water Sense plumbing, w/new ADA Toto, wall mounted single surface sink with towel/grab bar from Ponte Guilio, as are the gorgeous grab bars. Low voltage lighting from WAC. Sloped floor in shower, barrier free entrance. The owner, a man in his late 60’s, LOVES this bathroom! Did this for a client with cancer, was … [Read more...]