More and more homeowners are opting to stay in their homes as long as possible or bring in an aging family member. Making changes to the flow and function of a home can make life more comfortable.
Leo Lantz Construction has helped Richmond seniors stay in their homes longer, safely, and in style. With over 25 years of experience, your home is in good hands. Put Aging-in-Place modifications in your entire home or the rooms you need it most:
- Living Rooms
- Doors and Hallways
A common focus of aging-in-place is the bathroom and for a good reason. The bathroom is easily the most dangerous room in the house. Sharp corners, wet floors, and tile, hard surfaces…it’s easy to see why. And, for that reason, many people begin their remodeling in the bathroom.
Simple changes to a bathroom can make a big difference. Today’s remodeling options include bath bars, step through tubs, curbless showers, and comfort-height toilets. Additionally, open floor plans reduce floor clutter and eliminate danger zones for falling.
Many of the hazards in the bathroom exist in the kitchen. So Aging-in-Place modifications with safety in mind are just as necessary here. Luckily, for all homeowners, intelligent home design has become more and more common. That same intelligent design is a boon for Aging-in-Place. The modifications in kitchen remodeling are almost endless and include:
- Lower sinks and counters
- Nonslip flooring
- Adjustable cabinets and drawers
- Motorized or pull-down shelves
- Hand grips and railing
- Sensor design faucets
Aging-in-Place began with Universal Design (UD). UD stresses function with style. Meeting needs of aging homeowners made interiors feel more like a hospital. UD changed that trend. Today, your home can be accessible and maintain the style you want. Universal Design if functionality for all ages
Leo Lantz Construction works with you to meet your needs. Your space should look and feel like home. Your remodel gets the same care and attention that we give all of our projects. And, as an authorized dealer for Wellborn Cabinets, you get the same quality craftsmanship. Wellborn provides cabinets that can suit any customer’s taste and budget. And, most importantly, they can customize their cabinetry to your specific needs.
Exterior Modifications for Aging-in-Place
Improving access to your home is as important as the changes on the inside. Addressing potential problems (steps, lighting, and porches) adds safety for anyone visiting your home.
Adding ramps and widening doorways often come first when doing exterior Aging-in-Place modifications. Your lifestyle is the determining factor in any changes. Additional exterior modifications to consider are:
- Porch Lifts
- Package Shelves
- Improved Lighting
Conveniently Located Showroom
Our showroom is located in Glen Allen, Virginia, just a few miles off the Woodman Road North Exit on I-295. You can see the accessibility options we have available or speak to us about beginning your Aging-in-Place project. You can also give us a call ahead of time! We are happy to answer any questions you may have.