WholeHome™ Aging In Place Renovations

Extended Use Solutions and Project Design

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No two situations are alike

However, adhering to principles of safety and universal design will support a longer and healthier life at home.

Home modifications, whether referred to as Aging in Place, Living in Place, or Universal design, the premise is the same – solutions allowing you to live more comfortably and safely in your own home. At BlueZoneHome we work with you to ensure extended enjoyment of your home with WholeHome™ Aging In Place Renovations.

We look at your whole home and eliminate all barriers so you can stay and thrive.

Design criteria includes where possible, but is not limited to:

General Design

  • Open floor plan with minimal obstruction
  • Enhanced lighting
  • Use of colour to aid with depth perception
  • No-step entry
  • Handrails on both sides of stairs
  • Wider doorways (36”min) and hallways (42”min)
  • Electrical outlets 24” min. off ground, light switches 48” max. from ground
  • No throw rugs (tripping hazard)
  • Lever-style door handles

Bedroom

  • Low-profile bed (20”-23” from floor to top of mattress)
  • Proper height nightstands
  • Bedside phone
  • Adequate clearance around bed
  • Closet lighting

Bathroom

  • Raised toilet height
  • Personal hygiene toilet seat
  • Grab bars near toilet and in bath/shower
  • Zero-step shower entry
  • Shower seat
  • Handheld showerhead
  • Anti-slip coating in bath and on floors

Kitchen

  • Appropriate sink height and depth
  • Hands-free faucet
  • Front-mounted cooktop controls
  • Under cabinet lighting
  • Pull-out pantry access
  • Easy access cabinet and drawers
  • Hardware pulls versus knobs
  • Counter height microwave

We are committed to designing and creating a home in which you can live without barriers. We want you to thrive!

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Live a longer and healthier life in your own home. Let's talk about how we can make that happen!

Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)

We work with you to design and build a home where you can thrive independently.

We provide solutions for all of your unique needs.

Our team of professionals are flexible, dedicated to accommodating your requests.

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