Today, more homeowners are thinking about how their (or a relative’s) needs will change over their lifetime and they are requesting Universal Design features when remodeling and for new home construction. Homes designed for comfort, safety, function and accessibility are appealing to both owners and potential buyers because they are accommodating to people of all ages and abilities. A Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) is an expert who provides design-build solutions that incorporate Universal Design concepts.
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We don’t often write about financing home remodeling projects, nor do we provide financing, but the current availability of low interest loans presents consumers with a unique opportunity to invest in their homes. In our 34 years of business we have never seen interest rates as low as they are now. Interest rates under 4 percent were unheard of. Today’s rates have fluctuated to the point where banks are offering loans under 3 percent.
Homeowners often ask us how they can save energy and about products that are eco-friendly. You don’t have to go to extremes to reduce your carbon footprint. Some simple lifestyle changes and consumer choices will help you to save money and conserve the environment.
If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen you’ve probably looked at magazines and books, visited home shows, visited showrooms, talked to friends and searched the Internet.
Over the course of time, we experience many changes in our lifestyles and our homes must evolve to adapt to these changes. If you're a parent of young children worried about home safety, a family caregiver attending to the needs of elderly parents, or a person with a disability, you'll want your home environment to accommodate your lifestyle.
Today's technologies have produced new products for home siding that are both attractive and durable. Two popular options for home siding are fiber cement and vinyl siding. Both products have been around for a while and innovations in manufacturing have improved the performance and look. If you're thinking about siding your home, here's some information to consider.