If you love to take a quiz on the beach or wherever you are over the summer, we made one especially for you. Would you like to know if your home is usable, accessible and flexible for your current and future needs? It’s time to find out. Don’t forget to share your results and have … More SUMMER QUIZ
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The long weekend is almost here and it’s a great opportunity to do a few projects around the home. Often these are done because they are part of a home maintenance programme. However, some of the projects will also contribute to making it easier for you to live in your home for longer. We have … More 5 easy ideas to improve your home
The bathroom is a very special room you need to use every day. A special room has special needs, even more when it’s a wet area! It’s imperative to think about the safety and the usability to make the bathroom experience as pleasant as possible for everyone. Methven specialises in the production of functional bathroom … More How to make your bathroom more usable?
When we talk about making a home accessible, we think about step free access, grab rails, level entry showers. Whilst it’s obviously a good start, they’re not the only features you need to make your home accessible. Lots of disabilities are not visible, some we are born with while others appear as we age. Visual impairment is … More Why colour contrasting is more important than you think.
Numbers speak for themselves. Today, less than 1% of all homes are universally designed. This is the real housing crisis! Particularly when it costs no more to incorporate 90% of the Lifemark standards if this is done at the design stage. 800,000 people will need new homes in the next 10 years, and how we … More Accessible housing by the numbers