Do you know how often we injure ourselves at home?
To give you an idea, in New Zealand, around 300,000 people fall at home every year. Is this OK? Certainly not.
The Truth is: some of these injuries could be avoided with a good home design. … More BETTER DESIGN, SAFER HOMES
Choosing a new car and a new home is, strangely similar. Here’s why. Safety is important. When you think about a new car, blind spot warning, or lane change warning are great safety devices. The same safety options are available in your home. We just need to think about them. This infographic will help you … More Blind spots
You have most likely heard about Universal Design, we see this term used in a lot of different areas but you probably think it’s irrelevant to you… well maybe not. Here’s why. What is Universal Design? The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design defines it as “the design and function of an environment which can … More We all need Universal Design
Developing an accessible and adaptable home seems tricky when you don’t know where to start. Consider the following Universal Design aspects and include them in your building process. This will make life easier for you, your friends and family. CAR PARKING Car parking is important for many homes. Consider the following aspects. DON’T DO Locate … More HOW TO INCLUDE UNIVERSAL DESIGN IN YOUR HOME
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
Make the right choices for your home. Choose Universal Design. Choose Lifemark®. .
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