Aging in Place

5 Tips for Building a Home for Retired Folks
Laticrete Hyrdo Ban Barrier-Free Shower System
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Laticrete Hyrdo Ban Barrier-Free Shower System

Do away with thresholds and complicated installations, thanks to Laticrete's system More

Florida Builder Bets on Multi-Generational "Flex House" Concept
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Florida Builder Bets on Multi-Generational "Flex House" Concept

A Cape Coral builder looks to provide multi-generational families with... More

Universal Design Becoming Common in Bathroom Design
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Universal Design Becoming Common in Bathroom Design

Universal design for the bathroom is catching on with contractors and designers. More

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Better Bathroom Access Made Easy

Replacing existing butt hinges with a set of offset hinges widened the door opening by almost 2 inches. More

Assisted Living in Your Own Backyard
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Assisted Living in Your Own Backyard

Prefab builders look to extend the backyard “granny flat” concept to seniors with... More

Gray-Water Toilet
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Gray-Water Toilet

The Profile Smart Toilet conserves space as well as water, says the manufacturer. More

Remodeling to Meet Accessibility Standards
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Remodeling to Meet Accessibility Standards

Recently my Chicago-based construction company renovated a second-floor apartment... More

Remodeling a Shotgun Flat
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Remodeling a Shotgun Flat

A Chicago designer finds ingenious ways to squeeze more elbow room from a cramped... More

A Short History Of Screws
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A Short History Of Screws

A long look back at the humble screw. More

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