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uitability for human living is the basic definition, but what does this mean to you, your family, and the way you live? We love our house, the neighborhood where our kids grew up, the memories that have become a part of our lives. You’re close to your favorite stores, your park, or perhaps it’s a simple as public transportation close to your home. But what happens when we’re no longer able to make it up the stairs? The kitchen counters are too high or low for our needs, or the doorways too narrow to suit our current purposes? What then, I suppose one alternative is to move. Perhaps you have a parent or parents that are coming to live with you, rather than moving to a facility? Now you need a main floor master or another alternative at the very least. Even more important is the goal to maintain or improve the quality of life with dignity. In order to do that, concentrate on what your current and future needs will be in your household. Deciding to stay in your home means you are choosing your independence by making the changes necessary for your comfort and any special needs that may arise. How do I find someone suited to make these changes? First thing is to look for a remodeling and mobility expert. Not every contractor available has the ability to know what the current

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‘conveniences’ are, what will work for you and your family, your current and future needs, and has the expertise in this area. You need to find a company with a straightforward approach to customer service and a commitment to craftsmanship while using quality materials, and bringing your finished project in on time, on budget, and to your satisfaction. Livability/accessibility experts will help you design a living space that eliminates frustration and allows you to thrive. Throughout the process the goal should be simple by minimizing limitations and providing you with the tools needed to move you forward. Reliant Construction Solutions & Mobility provides all forms of traditional to specialty installations and remodeling, from home elevators to exterior/interior, wheelchair lifts, in-dash home stair lifts, ceiling gantry lifts and many other products from all well known manufacturers. With the future in mind, Reliant integrates construction and equipment into the home while keeping aesthetics appealing. For more information or a free inhome analysis and consultation , you can call them at 503-643-9417 or visit their website at www.mobilityremodeling.us. Contact@reliantmobility.com. CCB #198886, WA#RELIACS875D2 o n l i n e at p o r t l a n d h o m e m a g a z i n e . c o m

Portland Home June/July 2016  

Whether you're looking to remodel your entire home or you are interested in the latest trends in home fashion, interior design, kitchen appl...

Portland Home June/July 2016  

Whether you're looking to remodel your entire home or you are interested in the latest trends in home fashion, interior design, kitchen appl...