ADA Accessibility

Accessible Design apply to new additions and alterations covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Also can be referred to as Universal Design.

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Accessibility In Bathroom Remodels

Accessibility and Universal design are basically one in the same. If someone in your family has a disability or is aging, your bathroom remodel design will either make the remodeled bathroom more comfortable and accessible or inaccessible. Your design can easily incorporate the features and space recommendations that will make the bathroom more accessible for …

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Basic ADA Kitchen Guideline

In relation to my post Home Additions That Make Good Financial Sense   How can I create a handicap accessible kitchen? Center on three things. Center on accessibility to storage spaces, pantries and cabinets. Prioritize mobilities of the wheelchair. Vitally important is the space in front of and alongside appliances. Arranging your kitchen work space …

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Creating A Handicap Accessible Kitchen

Is a spacious and open feeling kitchen area your design objective? It may be necessary to remove or replace a wall, or counter. Modifying one aspect of your kitchen can make the kitchen significantly more user-friendly. Changing an island or peninsula counter, or relocating an appliance can make all the difference! How do you make …

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Rehabbing a Home with HUD 203k

Where can I get the funds to repair my home? ~This is a summary. To read the full 203k Loan document click this link: 203K Loan details from HUD/FHA ~ Learn about a government backed loan program called a 203k rehabilitation mortgage to make those needed Rockford home improvements. Repair inefficient leaky windows & doors, …

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Home Improvement with no Equity

FHA Title I home improvement loan The housing bubble has burst and because of the downturn in home values across the nation there are a lot of people who are now living  in houses that have not built up any added value over the past couple years. This has put a strain on people who …

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