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Home is meant to be a haven of safety and comfort, but for adults 65 and older, hazards in a home pose a serious threat to their health and independence.
The bathroom is regularly cited as one of the "danger zones" for aging Baby Boomers and Seniors because it is a place where slips and falls are common and harmful. That is why a Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS) pays close attention to bathroom design and planning when remodeling a home.
It's down to two. You've vetted a long list of contractors.
Was your home built before 1978? Then your home is likely to have lead paint hazards and you will want to read more below about how this may impact your home projects.
Handyman Matters of Wichita was recently awarded multiple awards at the national franchise convention held in Jacksonville, Florida. The awards include President's Award of Excellence and Market Penetration Award.
I hope not, but chances are you know someone that has. My daughter and son-in-law moved into a new home in June and within one week, their door was kicked in. They were only gone for 45 minutes!
Thanks for coming to visit. Take a look around and let me know how I can help. – Phil
The primary projects we specialize in are under $2,000. This allows us to meet your immediate small, but important project needs.
Handyman Matters of Wichita is proud to be a member of Accessible Home Improvement of America (AHIA). The Certified Environmental Access Consultant (C.E.A.C.) credential is recognized by insurance carriers, life-care planners, case managers and the contractor community.
We have had such great response with our 4-hour special. I'm sorry to tell you we don't have any more slots available. If you would like to be notified when more slots are available, simply fill out the form on the right and in the Project Description.
Are there aspects of your home that are a nuisance to enjoying it? Maybe they're not major problems, but just the simple issues that interfere with living.
Wesley Friends has partnered with Handyman Matters to provide you an outstanding customer service experience.
Since 1985, The Onyx Collection has been the preferred choice for consumers interested in remodeling their bathroom without the hassle of laying tile.
Today's bathroom stylings trend toward sleek and chic design. Modern materials and minimalist themes and colors are favored over more ornate designs of the past.
We've already discussed how the bathroom can be one of the most dangerous rooms in your home, even if there aren't other issues complicating the matter. If you have mobility or range-of-motion issues, then the potential for a dangerous accident in the bathroom only increases!
As our elder family members and friends age, their susceptibility to household dangers increases. Disabilities such as decreased mobility, poor vision and diminished hearing can make matters even worse, and can lead to dangerous falls.
Given the instability of the housing market over the past several years, many homeowners are staying in their current homes. Compared to buying a new home, there are many potential advantages to making your existing home work better for you and your family.
The original bathroom had already been remodeled years before, but it had some challenges that needed to be solved.
It's no secret or surprise that disability rates are positively correlated with age; in fact, approximately 25% of households aged 65-74 are affected by some sort of disability, while almost 66% of households aged 85+ are affected.