One of the pros about being part of the smart baby boomers generation is that you can take advantage of the thousands of new gadgets, including brilliant products for a kitchen remodel. Now you are in a driver’s seat as far as getting your kitchen to look fantastic as well as accommodating EVERY need. You can have it designed with special features for easier, more enjoyable cooking.
Make kitchen cabinets universally designed and fully accessible for everyone- older parents or young grandchildren.
Who said that your kitchen cabinets have to be four inches above the floor? We found that most people do not want to reach down to the lowest drawers so they are very seldom used. Think about all the extra effort we put into reaching, bending and stretching in the kitchen. Solution? Smart, accessible kitchen cabinets.
- Install your cabinets ten inches above the floor.
- Different levels countertops will give you an option of sitting down while you cook.
Perhaps, you do not want to strain your feet while cooking. They really look good as they make the kitchen more visually exciting. You can have a simple roll-out as part of your kitchen or a complex layered design. It all depends on your desires and budget. Talking about budget, a sleek contemporary kitchen is one of your choices for saving money. You can create it using IKEA parts.
For the upper cabinets, there are some exciting options that we found helpful.
For example, you can have sophisticated cabinet lifts such as by Accessible Kitchens. One of our favorite products is a lift system that moves up and down. Of course, some are more expensive than others. Even if you have one or two of those cabinets could be all you need to make the kitchen more accessible to the older parent. Think about how much more independent they will feel!
Above just a few basic ideas for baby boomers kitchen remodel. Stay tuned as I will publish more!
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