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Universal Design Concepts

Creating Accessible Homes For All Ages & Abilities Our goal is to help people live more comfortably in their home for as long as they want. We work together with you to make staying in your home not only a possibility but a reality. We deliver personalized service tailored to your unique needs and budget. […]

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10 Things To Make your Home/Remodel Greener

Posted on November 13, 2012 Design to maximize natural daylight and passive ventilation. Daylight makes a dramatic difference, especially in our climate. In addition to making you feel better, daylight can cut down on electric bills. Well-placed operable windows circulate fresh air throughout your home. Choose deconstruction and construction site recycling. The demolition debris from […]

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Wondering about the cost of a new bathroom?

Wondering about the cost of a new bathroom? Click on the highlighted title above to link to the Houzz article. The author explains a multitude of options for choosing how much you want to do in a bathroom remodel. Is it budget, age of house, or how long you are planning to stay in your […]

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Too young for Universal Design? Not really.

Click on the link to see an article about incorporating Universal Design – I like to call it Adaptive Use. https://www.facebook.com/GreenDesignRemodeling We tend to think of ourselves as forever young, but the years catch up with us surprisingly fast and, before you know it, the stairs take longer, the microwave seems to be higher, and […]

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If buildings could talk, what would they say?

“The Treasury” is carved out of a sandstone cliff in Petra, Jordan. It is best known as the secret temple that Indiana Jones rode out of in the last scene in the movie, Indian Jones and the Last Crusade. But it is not a secret temple, it is one room carved into the cliff with […]

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The Cost of Remodeling

Everyone wonders what their project will cost. Will I be able to afford what I want to do? If I have a budget, what can I get for it? Will it cost more? Remodeling Magazine provides a great Cost vs. Value report every year that can give you a very good idea of what remodeling […]

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Gaudi’s Barcelona masterpiece

Again today, I am linking you to Green Design’s facebook page to view a video about the Basílica de la Sagrada Família. Gaudi started the structure many years ago and it is still in progress. This video takes it to what it may look like when finished. Enjoy the trip into the future! https://www.facebook.com/GreenDesignRemodeling

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COLOR – where and what?

It’s so hard to choose “the right color”, that many default to a version of off-white (including me.) Then I find a color – but is it right? – will I like it? – will it provoke the right feeling for the room? I found a great infographic on one of my favorite websites – […]

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