When people in Milton, GA are coming up on the end of their careers, they might be considering retirement remodels so they can reside in the comfort of their home for years. This will allow you to have family and friends stay for visits and celebrations and hold on to the furniture and decor you have grown to love. While you may be healthy for a long time to come, aging-in-place remodels can ease the change of life that occurs in retirement.

Handyman Connection of Alpharetta contractors can perform an array of aging-in-place renovation jobs. If accomplished right, these renovations make caring for your house simpler. They can make your house better to get around in for wheelchairs, walkers and electric scooters. These upgrades can also make supporting for aging relatives easier, so you can take better care of your partner or spouse and keep them out of a nursing home longer.

Whether you need minor remodel jobs for aging-in-place or a complete retirement remodel, call the Handyman Connection contractors in Milton, GA. We can answer all your questions or plan for a free estimate.

Floor Plans for Senior Care Remodeling

  • Expanding narrow hallways and entryways to make them easier for wheelchairs to go through can be necessary for aging-in-place remodels.
  • Adding chair lifts or installation of elevators can make it possible to stay in your own home after retirement.
  • One-floor living is a requirement for today’s senior citizens. We can help you rearrange your place to age in place in comfort without having to navigate stairways.

Senior Home Exterior Remodeling

  • Brick or siding repairs can save you the trouble of painting, climbing ladders and more.
  • Fixing your deck or patio can improve safety, and deck remodeling such as adding ramps and wider access can make it easier to get around.
  • Landscaping changes such as planting shrubbery and plants that are easy to maintain can cut down on the need for gardening, weeding and watering.

Remodel the Bathroom for Retirement


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Remodeling tiny bathrooms can help you age in place by:

  • Adding grip bars for stability
  • Replacing faucets so you don’t have to twist your wrists
  • Increasing space to turn around in
  • Installing a bench in the shower stall
  • Adding lights in the shower for better visibility
  • Installing bracing around the toilet and bath to prevent slips and falls
  • Raising toilets
  • Separate apartments for caregivers

Updated Extras to Make Life at Home Easier

  • Installing non-slip hard floors and replacing of impractical carpet with new carpet of 1.5-inch pile can make wheelchair accessibility simple.
  • Small upgrades such as new levers instead of knobs and easy-open windows and blinds, thermostats moved lower on the wall, switches and outlets near doors, and installation of emergency 911 switches can make retiring at home independently more convenient.

Front Doors and Ramps for Aging-in-Place

  • Tile and concrete that isn’t slippery can keep you safe.
  • Motion lighting, unraised thresholds and additional garage space make living at home in retirement easier.
  • Wheelchair accessibility ramps to exterior doors and in garages can make coming and going less stressful when aging-in-place.

Remodeling to age in place in Milton, GA can also include additions to create space for domestic help, including the construction of a new apartment or upgrades to a bedroom and bathroom and addition of a new, smaller kitchen. Contact the retirement remodeling contractors at Handyman Connection in Alpharetta to get your questions answered and prepare for a safe, rewarding retirement home.