Universal bathrooms have come into the forefront of interior design as the need to make homes more accessible for all occupants has increased. This need is made evident by the first wave of a rapidly aging population reaching the age of sixty in the early part of the 21st century. It is the largest senior population ever in U.S. history. Reasons for choosing to create universal bathrooms in many Minneapolis homes include more accessibility for everyone, higher home values and better resale probability.
Important design elements
What are some of the important design elements prevalent in a universal bathroom? Obviously, a traditionally designed bathroom is not easily accessible to many people because of the common barriers to mobility such as walls, partitions, doorways, fixture height, bathing accessibility, flooring choices and more. A universal bathroom addresses all these areas without compromising aesthetics and visual appeal.
Universal bathrooms are generally constructed with…
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