Remodeling for Retirement

Powder Room Toilet with Grab Bars for Universal Design

According to a recent  AARP survey, 90% of Americans wish to stay in their current home for retirement and CRD has seen that growing trend play out with some recent renovations completed by our older clients.

Additions to Homes for Aging in Place

One thing we discuss with all clients who are approaching or in retirement age is whether or not they wish to stay in their home throughout their “golden years” and what features they would like to put in their home to make aging in place practical and safe for all members of the household. These elements include grab bars in showers and bathrooms, wider hallways that can accommodate a wheelchair, zero-entry showers, wall-hung toilets, varying countertop heights, automated blinds, ramps and bidet-toilet combos like the Washlet™.

Remodeling in the Seattle Real Estate Boom

In today’s tight Seattle real estate marketing, it just makes sense to renovate your existing home rather than try to outbid masses of other buyers for a new piece of property.  CRD Design Build can help you turn your existing home in to a stylish, modern masterpiece, with elements—whether they are geared toward aging in place or not—that were carefully designed with your wants and needs top of mind.

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Guide to Hiring a Remodeler

This comprehensive guide walks you through all the steps of choosing who will design and build your project, vetting remodeling companies, and ensuring that you have the best experience.