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The Bottom Line on Bathrooms: What Every Home for Life™ Bathroom Needs to Have

March 1, 2016

Bathrooms are an essential component of any home. A universally designed bathroom should be safe and easy to use for all members of…

The Dish on Kitchens: What You Need to Know About a Home for Life™ Kitchen

February 15, 2016

A universally designed kitchen is defined as a comfortable and safe kitchen space for all family members. It considers all of the…

Living Safely: Fire Safety and Your Home for Life™

February 1, 2016

Every year Canadians are injured or put at high risk because they have not stopped to consider what they need to do in an emergency…

Talking Tech: What Elements of Home Automation Can Make Your Home More Livable for Life

January 18, 2016

Technology is an essential part of everyday life. Devices that were originally designed for people with disabilities can be found…

Your Backyard Awaits: Exterior Landscaping Considerations for a Home for Life™

January 1, 2016

Beautiful landscaping is an enormous selling feature for any home. Both the lifespan and usability of your outdoor space can be extended…

Come On Up: Considerations for Chair Lift Installations

December 14, 2015

Stairs are encountered in all models of homes. Many Canadiens of all stages of life are living with limited mobility or with balance…

Raising Up: Things to Consider When Choosing a Lift or Elevator

December 1, 2015

For many Canadians mobility is a day-to-day challenge and homes that are built to accommodate limited mobility are few and far between.…

A View From Within: Window Styles and Considerations

November 16, 2015

Windows enhance our rooms by bringing natural light and fresh air into the space. They come in all sorts of sizes and styles and,…

Come On In: Door Styles, Locks and Handles

October 30, 2015

A home built with long-term accessibility in mind is a Home for Life™. Doors and their locks and handles are some of the more difficult…