Bathroom / September 4, 2018 / Sadie Brumfield
Fortunately, it is not generally that hard to widen a bathroom door. Unless it is located right up against a wall where things really can not be moved, you should be able to expand it a few inches and allow for the level of clearance you need. Which side of the door you expand does not matter. The key is getting the door frame the exact right size so that the door will close properly.
There are two common aging in place issues with toilets. First, getting up and down from the seat may become more difficult. Second, many bathrooms are not equipped to help people who need extra assistance getting up and down. Some people may have trouble keeping themselves as clean as they did when they were younger, and they may struggle to handle that issue without dealing with the embarrassment of asking other people to help them in the bathroom.Continue Reading