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Wheelchair Accessible House Design: What to Look For
Wheelchair accessible house design -- sometimes also referred to as universal design -- includes home design features that start with the floor plan itself. While thought of as for older Americans or those with a disability, many of these ideas make sense regardless of age and ability. Here are five tips on what to look for in a house plan or design that will make life a bit easier for someone who is less mobile or requires a wheelchair:   Tip 1. A No-Step Entry. You should look for a house plan with at least one entryway which involves no steps from the outside into the home. This may be the front door, back entry or even through the garage. This allows for someone with a wheelchair -- or anyone for that matter -- to enter Read more
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