Disability remodeling (also known as handicap remodeling or handicap accessible remodeling) is a way to modify a home for someone with a physical handicap, which can: Increase accessibility into and inside of the home,Create a more safe living environment, andMake daily life easier. This remodeling can take the form of adding features, … [Read more...] about Disability Remodeling
Accessible Remodeling : Glossary of Terms
This accessible remodeling glossary contains terms you may find on this website or in use in the accessible remodeling world.
Universal Design Principles
There are 7 Universal Design Principles. These 7 Principles of Universal Design are a framework that was developed under Ronald Mace, founder of the Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University. They were penned by a group of architects, designers, engineers and researchers. The goal: To have a set of criteria to allow a person … [Read more...] about Universal Design Principles
CAPS – Certified Aging in Place Specialist
The Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) is a designation from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelors™ Council. The Certified Aging in Place Specialist program exists to help professionals in home building and remodeling learn how to modify homes so people over the age of 50 can live comfortably and safely in the … [Read more...] about CAPS – Certified Aging in Place Specialist