Carpeting made navigating the space in a wheelchair a chore
- Replaced carpeting with tile flooring that is easy to navigate and easy to maintain
- Used minimal amount of furniture to give complete access throughout the room (less-is-more approach)
- Added French doors to make back yard accessible/serve as an exit route in case of emergency
This is part of a series about Wanda Chenier’s remarkable universal design home makeover. The series covers how Wanda remodeled for accessibility and visit ability; technology and products she selected for safety; details about how she solved the bathroom and bedroom challenges in the original home and how she built her dream kitchen.