Home for Life™ features can be incorporated into many kinds of floor plans. This is just one example. It shows a floor plan for a nineteen hundred square foot, three bedroom bungalow. The numbered buttons correspond to the nine features of a Home for Life™. The three priority features are shown in yellow. Click on the buttons for more details on each feature.

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HOME FOR LIFE ESSENTIALS - THE ENTRANCE

A zero-step entrance OR space for a ramp or vertical platform lift to be installed inside an attached garage (having both is better)

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HOME FOR LIFE ESSENTIALS - AN ACCESSIBLE KITCHEN

A kitchen with a 60” diameter turning circle in the work area

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HOME FOR LIFE ESSENTIALS - AN ACCESSIBLE BATHROOM

At least one three-piece bathroom somewhere in the home that contains a 60” diameter turning circle by the toilet, a shower space with no threshold, and walls reinforced with plywood. If it is on the second floor of a two-story house, then there must be the option to make it accessible according to the details in #4 (steps and stairs).

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Bedroom

At least one bedroom on the main or upper floor that has a 60” diameter turning circle on one side of the bed

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Laundry room

A laundry area with a 60” diameter turning circle on the main or upper floor OR an area that has been roughed in so that the laundry area can be moved if required

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Doors

36” wide doors

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Hallways

42” wide hallways

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Steps & Stairs

No steps or stairs on the main or upper floors of the home. If there are stairs they must be 40” wide and straight-run. Another option is 5 ft x 5 ft stacking closets that can be converted to an elevator shaft in the future.

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