Kitchen and Laundry Accessibility
Create a Safe & Accessible Kitchen & Laundry Room
Keep cooking in your kitchen for years to come! Discover why you should install an oven with front-mounted or touch controls, a lever handled kitchen faucet, slide-out storage and cabinets that are easier to access and more convenient.

Also, learn why your laundry room should be on the main floor and what kind of washer and dryer is better for your back.
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Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Faucets
Cabinet Organization
Keep your kitchen accessible for everyone in your family and install a cooktop with front-mounted controls or a wall oven that is mounted at the perfect height.
By installing a lever handle, motion-activated or touch faucet, your kitchen can be easier to use, no large remodeling project required!
Make your kitchen essentials easier to reach now and in the future with pullout and pull down storage racks, pantry rollouts and adjustable lazy susan shelves.
- Front-mounted or touch controls make appliances easier to use
- Wall ovens can be mounted at a desired height to reduce the need to bend over
- Cooktops with an open space underneath makes them easier to access with a wheelchair
- Side-by-side refrigerators put your food within reach
- Can be operated with one hand
- Do not need to be tightly grasped
- No need to twist your wrist to operate
- More comfortable to use
- Your pots and pans will be easier to reach
- You will be able to find what you need more quickly
- Small appliances can be kept out of sight and within reach
- Swing out door shelves help keep items from being shoved in the back and out of reach
Kitchen Cabinets
Lighting and Switches
Laundry Appliances
Enjoy cooking in your kitchen for years to come with moveable work stations, upper and lower cabinets and varying counter heights.
Keep your home well-lit by installing toggle switches, ambient, spot-focused and adjustable lighting to illuminate your countertops, sinks and work areas.
Doing laundry is already a chore; why not make it easier by putting your laundry room on the main floor and installing a front load washer and dryer.
- "D" style cabinet pulls make cabinets easier to open
- Use pullout or pull down storage racks to make the items in your cabinets easier to reach
- Varying height work surfaces make preparing meals easier
- Moveable work stations create more comfortable working positions
- Toggle switches are easier to use
- Adjustable lighting gives you the right amount of light when you need it
- Spot-focused lighting allows you to see your task better
- You will have plenty of lighting to accommodate your everyday activities
- The laundry room on the main floor makes it more accessible when navigating stairs becomes difficult
- Less strain on your back when loading and unloading the washer and dryer
- Front mounted controls are easier to use
- Consider mounting your washer and dryer on a raised platform for greater accessibility