At LifeStage Home Designs, we have long advocated curbless showers as a key universal design element. Indeed, curbless showers are essential in making bathrooms fully accessible for people at every stage of life and level of mobility. And while it wasn’t too long ago they were rarely found in single-family residences, homeowners across the spectrum today are choosing curbless showers as much for their aesthetic appeal as for their practical advantages, elevating them into the mainstream of home design.
That’s good news for people choosing to build or renovate a home utilizing universal design standards. There has been an unfortunate misperception among some that certain elements of universal design can make a home more difficult to resell, but this is not the case. Universal design and multi-generational homes are growing in demand and will continue to do so for a host of factors we discussed in this earlier blog.
In the case of curbless showers, there are a few significant advantages:
If you’d like more information about curbless showers or universal design for bathrooms, contact us. We’d love to help.
LifeStage Home Designs can work with you to develop the home of your dreams. Simply find a plan that you like, then talk to our expert designers to add the features your family needs – whether that’s a larger garage, an elevator, an enclosed porch, or more.