What do you need to know when it comes to protecting your home’s investment and ensuring you’re able to “age in place?” One thing you need is to make sure you’re choosing products that adhere to the Universal Design standards. Not only that, but you also need to make sure any remodeling projects you do will help you recoup your investment.
What’s the solution?
An idea that is gaining traction with homeowners is to make sure you spend your money on things that will give you both ease of use and reduce your costs.
Aging In Place.
As Baby Boomers near retirement, their thoughts turn to ways to “age in place”. With 73% of people saying they prefer to stay in their home as long as possible, one way they’re doing this is by renovating their homes to meet Universal Design standards.
According to Milgard, “…hardware is on the forefront of an important new trend in home design known as “aging in place.” With so many baby boomers approaching their senior years, this technology and others are enabling people to live independently in their own homes longer and more comfortably.”
Protecting Your Investment.
According to USA Today, “People who plan to live in their homes for another 20 years may want to consider using long-lasting materials on the exterior of their home such as PVC or composite lumber to lower their maintenance costs