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Reimagine Your Home's Potential: Accessibility Remodeling for Everyone

Picture this: Navigating your home with ease, every doorway welcoming, every surface a safe passage. Imagine a kitchen tailored to your needs, where cooking becomes a joy, not a struggle. Accessibility remodeling isn’t just about overcoming limitations, it’s about reclaiming your independence and unlocking your home’s potential for everyone.

Cambridge Remodeling is your partner in crafting barrier-free spaces that celebrate life’s possibilities. Whether you’re aging in place, navigating mobility challenges, or simply seeking a future-proofed home, we have the expertise and passion to tailor solutions that empower your everyday living here in Staten Island, New York.

What you will get after conversion to handicap accessible home

Accessibility extends beyond the bathroom’s confines. We transform entire homes, making every room inviting and functional.

  • Spacious Entrances: Say goodbye to narrow doorways. We widen entryways and install automatic door openers, ensuring smooth transitions from the outside world.

  • Open Floor Plans: Eliminate tripping hazards and awkward maneuvers with strategically designed layouts. Wider hallways and clear circulation paths create a sense of spaciousness and ease of movement.

  • Kitchen Accessibility: Cooking becomes a pleasure again with lowered countertops, adjustable cabinets, and pull-under sinks. Smart appliances and voice-activated controls offer added convenience and independence.

  • Living Room Comfort: Relax and recharge in a barrier-free haven. Lowered furniture, grab bars, and strategically placed lighting enhance comfort and safety.

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Essential Features for an Accessible Bathroom Remodel

When it comes to bathrooms, accessibility and style go hand-in-hand.

  • Walk-in Showers: Embrace the luxury of step-free access with spacious walk-in showers featuring grab bars, built-in seats, and non-slip flooring.

  • Curbless Transitions: Eliminate tripping hazards with seamless transitions between the shower and bathroom floor.

  • Raised Toilets and Accessible Vanities: Dignity and comfort take center stage with raised toilets and wheelchair-accessible vanities.

Benefits and Considerations for Accessiblility Remodeling

Accessibility remodeling is about building a future-proof home that reflects your evolving needs and values.

  • Increased Home Value: Accessible features not only enhance your life but also add significant value to your property, attracting a wider pool of potential buyers.
  • Peace of Mind for Caregivers: Knowing your loved ones have a safe and accessible home brings comfort and reduces stress for caregivers.
  • Sustainable Solutions: We prioritize eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient designs, creating a home that’s good for you and the planet.
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Reduce Fall Risk

Accessibility remodels can reduce fall risks by up to 85%

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More Independance

95% of our clients report increased independence and comfort in their homes after accessibility remodeling.

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ADA Compliance

100% of our projects meet or exceed ADA compliance standards.

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FAQ Essentials

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What are the minimum dimensions for a handicap bathroom?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) doesn't specify exact bathroom sizes, but it focuses on ensuring clear maneuvering space for wheelchairs. As a general guide:

  • Clear floor space: 5 feet x 5 feet minimum in front of the toilet, sink, and tub/shower.
  • Doorway width: 32 inches minimum clearance.
  • Turning space: 60 inches diameter circle or T-shaped space with 36 inches minimum width arms.
What is the required door width for an ADA bathroom?

The minimum door width for an ADA-compliant bathroom is 32 inches. This allows for wheelchairs and other assistive devices to easily pass through.

What is a shower bed for the disabled?

A shower bed is a lowered section of the bathroom floor specifically designed for wheelchair users. It eliminates the step into the shower and provides a level surface for rolling in and out. Shower beds can be built-in or portable, and come in various sizes and styles.

How do you install an ADA-compliant toilet?

ADA-compliant toilets must be positioned with the seat 17-19 inches above the floor. Grab bars on either side and side transfer space are also essential. It's crucial to consult with an ADA-certified contractor for proper installation and compliance.

Where can I find reliable ADA-certified contractors for my accessible bathroom remodel?

Look for local contractors with specific certifications in accessibility design and construction. Ask for references, check online reviews, and compare quotes before making a decision.

Can I have a bathtub in an accessible bathroom?

Absolutely! Handicap bathtubs feature wider openings, grab bars, and built-in seats for easier access and bathing. Some have whirlpool jets for added comfort and therapeutic benefits.

Are there grants or tax credits for accessible bathroom remodels?

Yes, several government programs and local initiatives offer financial assistance for accessibility improvements in homes. Research available options in your area, such as home improvement grants for seniors or tax deductions for disability accommodations.

Do I need a permit for an accessible bathroom remodel?

Some minor modifications might not require a permit, but major structural changes like widening doorways or installing shower beds usually do. Check with your local building department for specific regulations and permit requirements.

Can I design an accessible bathroom that's also stylish?

Absolutely! Accessible design doesn't have to compromise aesthetics. Modern fixtures, sleek finishes, and clever storage solutions can create a beautiful and functional bathroom that caters to your needs.

What are the benefits of accessible bathroom remodeling beyond disability accommodation?

Accessible features provide valuable benefits to everyone, including:

  • Increased safety and fall prevention for all ages.
  • Enhanced comfort and convenience for guests and visitors.
  • Future-proofing your home for changing needs.
  • Potential increase in home value when selling.
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