According to Professional Builders Magazine, the average age for first-time home buyers is thirty-one. This exciting and pivotal milestone merits excitement and celebration! But more often than not, asking ourselves if our new dream home will accommodate us and our family for many years to come simply doesn’t happen. We certainly don’t want to buy a house, only to realize our home can no longer adapt to our changing needs.Letting us incorporate universal design into your home is the solution! What is universal design, you ask? Minor modifications and layouts in your home that will insure functionality and livability for years to come. Here are some features and modifications we can gladly add to your beautiful abode.No-step entryway into homeHand rails at all entries with stepsMotion sensor lights at all entriesAll door openings with a 34″ for width minimumOpen floor plansLow pile carpeting with level thresholdsMaster bedroom and laundry room on first floorFront loading washer and dryerDoor lever handles vs. door knobs throughout homeIn your kitchen alone, there are so many features we can incorporate with little changes in appearance while adding a high degree of functionality for all.Microwave drawers vs. over the stoveBase cabinets with pullout shelves for easy reachLever handled kitchen sink faucet6-1/2″ deep basin sinkRetractable cabinet doorsStaggered countertopsSide-by-side refrigerator or countertop fridgeAccessible electrical outlets in the cabinets vs. on the wallsA basement laundry room, second floor master bedroom, jacuzzi and spiral staircase may all wow us today, but will inevitably become obstacles in our daily lives and routines. Universal design blankets everyone who passes through your doorway no matter their age, size or ability. CQC Home is skilled in providing a seamless and invisible transformation. Please connect with our award winning designer for more information.