Aging in Place Fall Proofing Upgrades for Senior 55+ Atlanta Residents

When you were ten years old and happened to trip and fall over something, it was usually Senior Couple Seriesnot a big deal. You would get up, dust yourself off and be back on your way. But for those who are in advanced years, a fall may very well be a matter of life or death. Fortunately, taking extra precautions, as well as installing accessible home modifications such as grab bars in your Atlanta home, can ease troubled minds and assure the safety of those who are fragile.

Fall Prevention Tips
Using common sense as your guide, a quick assessment of your house and its features can help immensely in the prevention of falls. Tacking down loose carpets, providing slip-resistant flooring, keeping clutter and shoes cleared away, removing trip hazards, protecting sharp-edged furniture and installing grab bars are all simple steps that can make a world of difference toward the security of older Atlanta residents – in fact, for people of all ages.

Adding aging in place upgrades such as a grab bar, walk-in bathtub or accessible shower, would be a great asset to the independent Atlanta or north Georgia homeowner!

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Safety Home Upgrades
Beyond that, there are home upgrades that are designed especially for those who choose to remain in their homes. Elevators, stair lifts, ramps, and accessible bathroom designs including grab bars all improve the quality of life for mobility impaired individuals. They copy-of-moen-curl-gripgrab-bars-atlanta-home-modifications-llc1.jpginstill a sense of confidence and safety for caregivers and users alike.

Don’t settle for an unsafe home environment. Look into fall proofing home improvements that can make your home both comfortable and safe! Considering these facts, your work to fall proof your Atlanta home, or adding aging in place upgrades such as a grab bar, walk-in bathtub or accessible shower, would be a great asset to the independent Atlanta or north Georgia homeowner!

Contact Atlanta Home Modifications
For additional information regarding grab bars, walk-in tubs and accessible showers in the Atlanta metro area and north Georgia, please contact Atlanta Home Modifications by telephone at 770 880 3405, or via the contact form below.

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Stair Lifts Provide Independence in Your Metro Atlanta Home

Curved and Straight Stair Lifts for Indoor or Outdoor Use
Curved and straight stair lifts are available for indoor or outdoor use to solve accessibility problems in an easy and affordable manner at Metro Atlanta and North Georgia area homes and commercial locations. Atlanta Home Modifications offers a wide selection of Sterling Handicare 2000 curved stairlift Atlanta Stair liftsstair lifts and other products designed for wheelchair users.

Vertical and Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts
One of the more common assistive devices available for use in locations where a ramp is not suitable are vertical and inclined platform wheelchair lifts.  These lifts are designed to move users while they are seated in their wheelchairs. Platform wheelchair lifts may be open or enclosed. Vertical and inclined platform wheelchair lifts  make it possible for a person to continue living a normal life in the comfort of home.

For more information about straight, curved and vertical platform lifts, contact Atlanta Stair Lifts/Atlanta Home Modifications by telephone at 770-880-3405, or via our web contact form.

Attractive Grab Bars for Your Atlanta Home

Who would’ve thought that practical, sturdy, safety grab bars might be attractive? And, while looking good, they’re tough, too! Stainless-Steel-Grab-Bar

Find more information about attractive grab bars for your Atlanta home and grab bar installation techniques at the Atlanta Home Modifications website, and contact us through the on line contact form.

Atlanta Area Grab Bar Installation Services – Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC

Atlanta area grab bar installation expertise and services are available from Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC. Grab bar installation, location and floor or wall placement is determined by:

  • Grab Bar User Medical Requirements
  • User Preference
  • ADA Regulations
  • Manufacturers’ Recommendations

Handicap safety grab bars for toilets, showers and bathtubs should be secured directly to the wall system with Secure Mount Hardware by Moen, Solid Mount Hardware, or into wall studs on either side of the toilet and in the shower, toileting or bathing area. Wall reinforcement may be needed to guarantee grab bar stability while users navigate the toilet and bathing areas. Fiberglass showers require a spacer between the shower wall and the stud.

HealthCraft products offer a wide range of innovative solutions for independent living including the SuperPole System; the Health Care Facility, Bedroom and Bathroom Safety Series; and the Invisia Collection.

In-Home Assessment – To review all of the factors to have handicap safety grab bars for toilets, showers and baths installed in your Atlanta home, contact Atlanta Home Modifications to set up an appointment. We will meet with you at your residence for an in-home assessment to discuss how we may assist you in solving particular safety or comfort challenges you or a loved one are facing.

For additional information or to set up an appointment with an Atlanta Home Modifications,LLC representative, call 770.880.3405, or email us at Info@AtlantaHomeMods.com.

Grab Bars for Baths and Showers in Atlanta

Are you shopping for new grab bars for your bathroom or shower? Grab bars are available in many lengths and styles to suit your needs and tastes. Contact Atlanta Home Modifications for a free in-home assessmentGrab-bars-Atlanta of your grab bar needs. We will visit your home and  evaluate the proper location and quantity of grab bars required in your bath or shower. We provide written estimates to provide and install the grab bars.

SecureMount grab bar hardware easily installs on residential and commercial bathroom and shower walls. Quoting from Moen Bath Products, Secure Mount hardware is appropriate for any location.“Easy secure install, anywhere on the wall. Utilizing the principles of physics, the D-shaped SecureMount anchor is precision-engineered for optimal bracing behind the wall. Since no studs are necessary, installation is as easy as 1-2-3.”

Whether installation of a grab bar is necessary for basic balance, or due to an emergency medical situation – we can assist you in installing just the right bar for your metro Atlanta home. Grab bars are available with a smooth or peened grip, and come in a variety of finishes.

For ADA grab bar installation in Atlanta, contact Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC at 770.880.3405 or by email.

Grab Bar Installation in Fiberglass Shower and Tub Enclosure

Just the right type of hardware is necessary to adequately and safely secure handicap grab bars to wood studs, wood blocking, shower and bath walls, and drywall. Solid Mount Atlanta Home Modifications, LLC Grab Bar InstallationHardware is a very secure installation hardware specially designed to bridge the gap between a fiberglass shower wall and the wood stud.

The fiberglass shower wall sets off the wood stud or blocking by .5 to 1.5 inches or more. Solid Mount hardware utilizes a long bolt and bracket to extend through the wall space to the stud. (Solid Mount Image from goldenhammerbath.com) For more information about installing grab bars into a fiberglass shower enclosure, visit AtlantaHomeMods.com.