of the biggest housing trends right now is multi-generational living.
Homes are being built as well as being remodeled to include parents,
children, and grandparents, too. The goal is to give a family living
space that includes privacy and their own entrances. Families can now
enjoy each other’s company (and perhaps get a babysitter who wants
more time with the grands) but still have their own “my” space.
remodeling to establish a multi-generational home should know that
more seniors are opting for walk in tubs. They feature jets, grab
bars, hand-held shower rods, color and aromatherapy, as well as
slip-proof floors and even seat belts on the integrated seat. There
are walk in tubs suitable for the wheel-chair bound senior. What they
have in common is the need for electrical
isn’t just about the plumbing. The breaker box will need to be
updated to cover the 15 amp drain pump and circuit for the 15 to 20
amp jets. All the circuits must include ground fault circuit
interrupters or GFCI.
and Grandpa will need extra electrical outlets in their bathroom. If
they integrate today’s technology into their shower such as lighting
and a panel for regulating the lights, music, and temperature, as
well as outlets with USB ports, then an electrical installation
Denham Springs professional will be needed.
addition to outlets, electrical needs in the other family bathrooms
mean lighting. It’s a big consideration. Trending now are
chandeliers, wall sconces, and “fireplaces” in bathrooms. All
this will require an electrical professional.
Grandma and Grandpa now have a walk-in tub and a shower with all the
latest technology. How about the toilet? An electrician will be
needed to wire the heated toilet seat, automatically rising lid, and
electric smart toilets. Now the family has a fully modern
multi-generational home, because you contacted AccuTemp.