As seasons change and years pass, what you require to feel comfortable in your home will inevitably shift. You have spent years in your current home. You have built countless memories between those walls. The existing layout and features of your house may not suit you in your senior years. For most seniors, this leaves you with two options. Retrofit your home or find a new new home. Either way you need a home to provide you with conditions for your retirement years.
If you aren’t looking to relocate for your retirement, a skilled contractor, can offer some options. Dirt Connections, can provide home remodeling services. These remodeling services can provide you with the necessary family comfort. Not every space in your home needs to be updated. Areas of your choosing, can be remodeled to provide you with the style and comfort. Comfort for your retirement years is a must.
Home Considerations for Retirement
There are rooms and access points that can be updated for comfort, style and access. As we read below, we can discover some of the main areas of consideration. An experienced professional remodeling contractor can discuss your wants and needs. After consulting with you, options can be provided with associated costs.
Unfortunately, many individuals will lose some mobility as they age. This loss of mobility may make ascending and descending the stairs in your current home increasingly difficult over time. In a traditional, multi-floored home layout, the master suite and bathroom are usually located on the second floor at the rear of the home.
Consider converting a room on the first floor of the home to your master suite and maintaining bedrooms on the upper levels of your home as guest rooms for friends and family. By remodeling a seldom used office or dining room into your new master bedroom, you can ensure easier access that will pay dividends down the road.
Hallways and Doorways
Narrow hallways and doorways will not only become an everyday inconvenience if a mobility device becomes necessary. Work with a contractor to determine if your hallways or doorways will need to be widened, or if it is appropriate to change the layout of your home to ease movement should a mobility device become necessary.
Home bathroom remodeling can provide optimal comfort and accessibility as you age. Moving from a seated position to a standing position may become difficult as time takes its toll on joints and muscles. Look to add grab bars next to your toilet to make sitting and standing to use the facilities easier. By adding a detachable shower head and non-slip flooring to your shower, you can assure that the relaxation of a warm shower will not fade away or become hazardous over time.
Driveway and Entryway Remodeling
Steep stairs, uneven paving, or worn front porches and patios can become increasingly dangerous as you age. Take the time to assess the entryways of your home, including the front stairs, driveway, garage, and porch. By utilizing home driveway remodeling services, your home can be made easily accessible whether you use a wheelchair, scooter, or walker to get around.
Contact Dirt Connections Today
After close consideration you are now ready to choose areas for remodeling. These newly remodeled areas will enhance your retirement years with comfort and style.
Reach out to us online for more information on our concrete paving and patio services, bathroom remodeling, layout changes to your home, or any of the other services we offer.