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Kitchen Remodeling For Wheelchairs

Published: April 22, 2013

Kitchen remodeling for wheelchairsCounter height, the width of the kitchen, and sink accessibility all matter when remodeling a kitchen for someone who uses a wheelchair.

In her great essay about designing a wheelchair accessible kitchen, Dr. Rosemary Rossetti calls the kitchen “the most important room of the house”. I agree. Can you imagine not being able to use your own kitchen? Fortunately, there are some great remodeling contractors, architects, and designers out there who are trained in Universal Design. If you are just getting started with the process of remodeling a kitchen to make it wheelchair accessible, this list could help you to get an overview of the components of a wheelchair accessible kitchen.