UNIVERSAL DESIGN IN THE KITCHEN / by Keith Moehle

As we begin to age, everyone wants to stay independent and not be forced to continually ask for help. A vital part of taking care of yourself is cooking, which is why Universal Design is essential in the kitchen.

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Choosing Universal Design features allows you to continue to make use of your kitchen with seamless integration in a stylish kitchen. There are several ways you can incorporate Universal Design, but here are a few to consider in your next remodel!

Here is a short list of Universal Design features you can have!

  • A lower range

  • Space beneath the Stove & Sink to allow easy access for wheelchairs

  • Multi-level island/countertops

  • Lighting

  • Microwave Drawer

  • Selecting large hardware for easier grip

  • Knobs on front of range

  • All lower cabinets have drawers for easy access to the back of cabinets.

Choosing a Universal Design remodel is a responsible & smart move for your future. But, you need to hire a great designer to help incorporate these features, which is why KM BUILDERS is an excellent choice. We have done countless Universally Designed remodels and are happy to help you with yours! Give us a call at 210-580-5626 to find out more details today.

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