Practical Improvements for Older Homeowners: Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Comfortable as You Age

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Anyone who’s 50 or older should have this intelligently conceived, wonderfully illustrated, room-by-room guide. With advice on everything from creating multilevel countertops to installing grab bars in the bathroom, it explains how to make your beloved house safe, easy to navigate, and conducive to independent living, as you or your parents get older. Three sections help you plan for any necessary remodeling, present makeover examples for every room, and lay out projects with instructions. Some of the alterations...

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Overview

Anyone who’s 50 or older should have this intelligently conceived, wonderfully illustrated, room-by-room guide. With advice on everything from creating multilevel countertops to installing grab bars in the bathroom, it explains how to make your beloved house safe, easy to navigate, and conducive to independent living, as you or your parents get older. Three sections help you plan for any necessary remodeling, present makeover examples for every room, and lay out projects with instructions. Some of the alterations are do-it-yourself; others may require a professional. More complicated tasks receive especially detailed discussions that clarify exactly what the job entails, how long it should take, and what it typically costs.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781588167767
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/7/2009
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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  • Posted August 15, 2009

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    Valuable for persons who are aging or crippled (as I am) and want to remain in their homes. Lots of useful advice. One thing that becomes clear quickly as you look at the many suggestions is that most homebuilders now give little thought to those of us who are not physically perfect. Not smart, given that the U.S. population is aging rapidly.

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