Friday, September 28, 2012

Universal Design in the Kitchen

Park Ridge Builders offers several design options considered elements of "Universal Design".

Universal Design is a building movement that works to create barrier-free living through an accessible living environment.

With the increase in multi-generational living and homeowners choosing to stay in their homes longer in life,  the demand for Universal Design options are on the rise.

Here are some of the top Universal Design options for the kitchen. Talk with Park Ridge Builders to see what's available and the right fit for your family's needs.

  • Varied countertop heights
  • Single lever faucet handles
  • Easier to maneuver cabinet pulls
  • Pull-out work surfaces
  • Raised or lowered appliances
  • Available knee space

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

YouTube Video

Park Ridge is excited to announce that their first Youtube video is now up and running!

The YouTube channel will become a source of informative videos on a variety of topics including Universal Design, Custom Building, Park Ridge communities and more!

In this first video, Park Ridge owner and builder Glynn Bruker walks you through one of his available homes located in Tudor Branch. During the tour, Bruker points out the Universal Design features and the advantages they provide as a families needs change over time.

Check back often as we are just getting started building our video library!