Senior-Friendly Furniture Beatrice NE
Grand Island, NE
Houston Remodeling Trends: Designing for the Future
Texas leads the nation in home building even in the face of huge construction cutbacks. As more and more people choose to remodel rather than buy new homes, Houston’s remodeling trends have taken on a futuristic turn…the “old place” is being up-dated for the long-haul, and prepared for our future.
One important trend is making improvements that fit the owner’s needs as they age. One may need wheel-chair access in the kitchen and wider doors. For others, ideas include lowering electrical outlets and cabinets (to provide easier access to the drawers) and turning a former utility room into a butler’s pantry.
Customizing homes in this way ensures that seniors (and all of us who are eventually becoming seniors) can stay in their present homes with ease and comfort. It implies a long life for the home owner and by association for the industry as well.
Houston Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling
The kitchen remains the most popular room in the house, and if it is well laid out it becomes a magnet for family members and it is usually the place where they begin and end their day. Bathrooms no longer have to be done in the usual colors but are now done with tile work and metal accents to create one-of-a-kind designs.
Bathrooms are being converted to better use safety features, such as stainless steel, grab-bars, roll-in showers with pull down seating, and no thresholds. Cumbersome doors are being replaced with open access. The bathroom ...