Aging In Place Remodeling in Kirkland
Age-friendly home remodeling
Our experts at Pathway Design & Construction use a universal design approach that revolves around building safe, accessible, and comfortable living spaces for all people regardless of their age, size, ability, or disability. Aging in place remodeling in Kirkland, Washington is a specialty of ours and we guarantee customer satisfaction.
Aside from promising safety, convenience, and accessibility we can guarantee increased property value as well as exceptional indoor air quality throughout the entire construction process.
Our President, Paul Kocharhook, is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) in order to better serve the increasing population of the Kirkland area who want to remain in their homes for as long as possible.
The Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) training program was developed by the AARP, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), and others. It is meant to certify building industry professionals to apply aging in place principles and modifications to home remodeling and building designs.
We may implement a number of different modifications during your aging in place remodel in Kirkland such as:
- More lighting
- Accessible light switches at both ends of stairs or hallways
- Lever-style door handles that are easy to reach and operate
- Additional railings and grab bars
- Handheld flexible showerheads
- Non-slip/skid flooring for both traction and cushion
- Slip-resistant shower and tubs
- Curbless (walk-in) showers for easy access
- Wider doorways to allow for wheelchairs
- Step-free entrance and/or wheelchair ramps
Why Use Aging In Place Remodeling In Kirkland?
We spend a very large portion of our lives inside our homes. When you're young you don't really give home remodeling much thought but as you age it becomes more difficult and inconvenient to access certain areas of your house. Utilizing universal design or aging in place principles prepares you for aging in your home. We want you to feel safe and comfortable in your living space. For aging in place remodeling in Kirkland, Washington we leverage eco-friendliness with a universal design approach.
Simple things such as adding an extra light switch at the end of a hallway or extending doorways for wheelchair accessibility can make all the difference. Our professionals know exactly what to add or remove when it comes to home remodeling for seniors.
Aging In Place vs Universal Design
Simply put, universal design is the design and composition of an environment so that it can be accessed, understood, and used to the greatest extent possible by all people regardless of their age, size, ability, or disability.
Aging in place is rather similar being defined as blending safe, practical, and accessible conveniences with a modern and updated aesthetic.
Let Us Assist You In Your Remodel
The team at Pathway Design & Construction are capable of taking on any sized project. We're able to take on standard renovations as well as full-scale property remodels. Since we use a universal design approach, your newly renovated home has potential for an increased return on investment.
When it comes to your home you shouldn't settle for anything but the absolute best. Our four foundational aspects include passion, determination, honesty, and professionalism. These ensure that you get the results that you yearn for.