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Ways your home can take care of you – Part II: Skill required, definitely

In the second post of this three-part series, AD&B looks at eight more ways your home can take care of you. These are things that require a certain degree of handiness and skill, especially with respect things requiring changes to plumbing and electrical components. Some items listed may require a professional.

More ideas for all over your home:

  1. Install adequate lighting over the range and sink. ($$$ – 3)
  2. Install single level faucet at the kitchen sink. ($$ – 3)
  3. Install grab bars by the bathtub and toilet. ($$$ – 3)
  4. Install elongated and raised toilets. ($$$ – 3)
  5. Install hand-held shower fixtures. ($$ – 2)
  6. Install recessed soap holders in the shower. ($$$ – 3)
  7. Install low-profile thresholds in doorways. ($$$ – 3)
  8. Install ample lighting in all doorways, at steps, in stairwells, and walkways. ($$$ – 3)

Costs, including labor:

$           Under $20/item

$$         $20 – $100

$$$       $100 – $500

$$$$     $500+

 

Difficulty level:

1   Easy

2   Some skill required

3   Best handled by a professional

4   Major project

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