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Happy New Year

It’s a new year and a new decade! January is the perfect time to stop going with the flow and start being intentional about what we want our lives to look like. Whether you’re making significant changes this year or setting small intentions, we hope you are successful in achieving all you wish for in 2020! You may have goals to eat healthier, develop a new hobby/skill, exercise more, read more, get more organized, or you may have some home remodeling goals like: Remodeling your kitchen to help you become more organized Opening up your floor plan to make it easier to gather with family and friends more often Transforming your bathroom to help you have more relaxing mornings Updating your laundry room to give you more storage space Renovating your kitchen to encourage you to cook at home more  If your 2020 goals are remodeling related, we’d love to help! Whether you’re looking to update your kitchen, create the bathroom of dreams, or open up your floor plan, we can help you reach your goals! How can we help you? We love what we do and love helping homeowners through the remodeling process! Simply reply to this email or give us a call today with any questions you have or to talk about a project. We’d love to help you make 2020 the year your home is transformed!  ______ Here’s a little inspiration as you look at your days! “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard
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Ideas to make your home more accessible as you age

The idea of leaving your home as you age can be overwhelming and discouraging. Fortunately, there are several home modifications you can make to help your home become more accessible as you age.

Here are 3 home modifications that can help you enjoy your home while you age in place:

  • Move Your Master Bedroom to the First Floor

If your master bedroom is currently on the second floor, move it to the first floor so that you will have the option of avoiding stairs in the future. Removing rugs and replacing them with carpet can eliminate a potential tripping hazard and create a softer floor. Creating a full master suite, with an updated master bathroom, is the best way to ensure you’ll enjoy the space for years to come.

  • Modify Your Bathroom

Speaking of master bathrooms, there are many updates that make a more friendly space. A walk-in shower is one way to help eliminate trip hazards. It’s a good idea to include grab bars and a handheld showerhead as well.

  • Update Your Kitchen

Consider rounding countertop and cabinet edges to decrease sharp edges. If your stove isn’t already close to your sink, consider moving it so that you won’t have to carry heavy pots of water very far. Switching up your pantry and cabinets to include pull out drawers, as opposed to cabinets you have to kneel and reach into, is another helpful way to make sure your kitchen is functional for you and your family.

Whether you want to update your home to make it a better environment to age in place or to enjoy new trends and updated features, we’re here to help make the process easy from start to finish!