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REMODELING Launches “Home for Life” Virtual Home Tour



 

REMODELING Launches “Home for Life” Virtual Home Tour

REMODELING Launches “Home for Life” Virtual Home Tour
News from San Francisco Chronicle:

Tour showcases how to remodel a home to save money and live well throughout the retirement years.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2012

REMODELING magazine announces today the launch of Home for Life, a virtual home tour that showcases how to remodel a home to save money and live well throughout the retirement years.

The first of the 76 million baby boomers turned 65 years old last year. A recent survey conducted by AARP revealed that 84 percent of boomers would like to stay in their current home during retirement but only 16 percent have taken any steps to adapt their home for the next couple of decades.

The photo-realistic online virtual tour is now open at The home focuses on the needs of a hypothetical couple who have been married almost 40 years and have decided to continue living in their current home after they retired so they can remain near their friends, family and community services. The tour shows homeowners and remodelers how to:

  •     Adapt a home for aging in place
  •     Incorporate universal design into any renovation
  •     Lower a home’s heating and cooling costs for years throu…………… continues on San Francisco Chronicle

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Related News:

Interiors: Summer remodeling
News from The Republic:

Is summer the best time to remodel? Well, according to remodeling expert Dan Fritschen, yes it is. Here are some reasons why and also some tips on how to get it done. — Summertime is when you might go away for the weekend to visit Grandma and perhaps take another weekend or a week to go to Disney. If you are remodeling, these are the best times for the workers to be in your house making a mess and getting the work done. The workers will have more space and you don’t have to worry about staying out of their way — plus when you come home, all or at least a good amount of the work will be done.

If you are remodeling the kitchen, summer is certainly a good time to do it. You can eat outdoors, and light meals, not requiring much if any cooking, are just the thing during the summer. Picnics are fun.

If you happen to be opening a wall because you are adding a room, or if you need to open a wall to add a window, summer is the perfect time because you don’t have to worry about freezing-cold temperatures entering your humble abode. If painting is in order, summer is good because you can open windows to let the smell out and the fresh air in.

Nature gives great inspiration, and summer is a perfect time to go out and enjoy nature. Look at the colors and the color combinations in nature. Absorb what appeals to you and use it in your remo…………… continues on The Republic

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