Universal Design Tips

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Main entrance doors should be wide enough for a stroller or Wheelchair user to pass through . Main Entrance Door, Tip Of The Day, Helpful Hints, Letters, Tips, Design, Useful Tips, Letter, Design Comics

#Tipoftheday Wide doors

Overview of the five key Universal Design Principles that form the foundation of the Lifemark Design Standards.

Single wide-opening doors on garages are preferred over paired doors. Vehicles 🚗 can then be parked in the center of the garage providing lots of space to move around them. Single Wide, Garages, Helpful Hints, Gazebo, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Doors, Space, Vehicles

Single wide-opening doors

Overview of the five key Universal Design Principles that form the foundation of the Lifemark Design Standards.

Cook top controls should be designed for easy one-hand operation & positioned to avoid reaching over hot elements. Oven Top, Tip Of The Day, Playing Cards, Positivity, Cook, Easy, Tips, Design, Playing Card Games

Oven Top

Cook top controls should be designed for easy one-hand operation & positioned to avoid reaching over hot elements. #Tipoftheday #Accessforall #UniversalDesign

Light switches should be positioned by door handles so occupants can find them easily in the dark. Light Switches, Tip Of The Day, The Darkest, Door Handles, Positivity, Symbols, Letters, Tips, Color

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Cavity slider doors are a good option for space saving in the home. Slider Door, Cavities, Space Saving, Sliders, Lockers, Locker Storage, Doors, Cabinet, Tips

Cavity Sliders #Tipoftheday

Cavity slider doors are a good option for space saving in the home. #Tipoftheday #spaceintherightplace #cavitysliders #UDforall #UniversalDesign

Main entrances should have overhead weather protection for unlocking or waiting at the door🚪. Main Entrance, Helpful Hints, Maine, Waiting, Weather, Tips, Design, Useful Tips, Design Comics

Main Entrance overhead weather protection

Overview of the five key Universal Design Principles that form the foundation of the Lifemark Design Standards.

 Lever handles on windows and doors make it it easier for anyone to add airflow! Tip Of The Day, Windows And Doors, Handle, Wisdom, Ads, How To Make, Life, Design, Design Comics

Window tip

Window wisdom ! Lever handles on windows and doors make it it easier for anyone to add airflow! #Tipoftheday #Leverhandles #awindowofopportunity #universaldesign #Lifemark

Stairs can be a daunting prospect, when nature calls! Having a level entry bathroom on the first floor solves this! Tip Of The Day, Stairs, Flooring, Bathroom, Nature, Life, Design, Washroom, Stairway

A bathroom on Level Entry

Stairs can be a daunting prospect, when nature calls! Having a level entry bathroom on the first floor solves this! #Tipoftheday #UniversalDesign #levelentry #Lifemark

Even a bed doesn't like a cluttered head! Tip Of The Day, Space, Bed, Tips, Table, Room, Design, Home Decor, Floor Space

Bed Spacing

Even a bed doesn't like a cluttered head! #Tipoftheday #Universaldesign #Bedspace #Clutteredbad #Lifemark

Accessible handrails fixed to Both Sides of the stairs greatly reduce the risk of slips and falls. Slip And Fall, Tip Of The Day, Stairs, Letters, Life, Design, Stairway, Staircases, Letter

Hand Rails

Accessible handrails fixed to Both Sides of the stairs greatly reduce the risk of slips and falls. #TipOfTheDay #Lifemark #Fixedrails #Universaldesign #Lifemark

A Lever action door handle is much better for you, your family and people of all levers of ability. Action Door, Lever Action, Lever Door Handles, Tip Of The Day, Locker Storage, Tips, People, Home, Design

Lever Door Handle

A Lever action door handle is much better for you, your family and people of all levers of ability. #Tipoftheday #leverhandles #UniversalDesign #Alllevers #Lifemark

A grab rail can assist people with limited mobility, while sitting down and getting up from the toilet seat. Tip Of The Day, Toilet, Letters, Tips, People, Design, Flush Toilet, Toilets, Letter

Just a tip to grab onto!

A grab rail can assist people with limited mobility, while sitting down and getting up from the toilet seat. #TipOfTheDay #UniversalDesign #Toilettips #Lifemark

Light switches with large flat panels, rather than small toggle switches, are easier to turn on and off! Light Switches, Tip Of The Day, Peace, Flat, Tips, Design, Design Comics, Sobriety, Ballet Flats

Light Switches

Light switches with large flat panels, rather than small toggle switches, are easier to turn on and off! #Tipoftheday #herestheswitch #UniversalDesign #Lifemark

Sensor lighting makes perfect sense for walking down your hallway at night. Tip Of The Day, Perfect Sense, Light Sensor, Walking, Lighting, Night, Tips, How To Make, Design

Sensor Lighting

Sensor lighting makes perfect sense for walking down your hallway at night. #Tipoftheday #sensorlighting #makessense #UniversalDesign #Lifemark

Watch your Fingers ! ✌ Having task lighting💡directly above benches reduces the risk of accidental cuts. Tip Of The Day, Task Lighting, Benches, Fingers, Helpful Hints, Watch, Tips, Design, Table Lamp Shades

Task Lighting

Overview of the five key Universal Design Principles that form the foundation of the Lifemark Design Standards.

If a grab rail doesn’t grab your fancy RN: Nogs in a wall will reinforce it, so one can be installed in the future. Divider, Bathtub, Fancy, Future, Wall, Tips, Room, Design, Home Decor

Nogs in the wall

If a grab rail doesn’t grab your fancy RN: Nogs in a wall will reinforce it, so one can be installed in the future. #Tipoftheday #anoginthewall #thinkaboutthefuture #UniversalDesign #Lifemark