Disabled Adaptations As Part Of Your Garage Conversion

There are many reasons why people choose to convert their garage and the team at Convert Your Garage have done them all.  With over one thousand garage conversions completed on time, to budget and with full building regulations and warranties, Convert Your Garage is the ‘go to’ garage conversion specialist in the North West.  One of the more frequent requests we have been hearing recently is the need to convert garages with disabled adaptations.  Possibly this is due to our aging population and the fact that elderly relatives might be moving in to live with their families but struggle to climb the stairs.

Disabled adaptations allow your garage conversion to suit your family’s specific needs

Why make your elderly Aunt/Uncle, mother or father struggle up the stairs each night or go through the bother of having to fit a stair lift when you can make them their own personalised ground floor bedroom?  Converting your garage is a relatively simple and quick solution to provide necessary facilities for disabled or infirm family members in the comfort of the family home.  So what can Convert Your Garage actually do to adapt your garage into a disabled friendly environment?  There are many factors to take into consideration when converting your garage with disabled adaptations;Convert Garage for Disability

  • Differentiation in height between the existing garage and the main house may require a ramp
  • Width of doorways
  • Whether or not a separate entrance from outside is required
  • Space for wheel chair manoeuvres
  • Location of light switches and other controls
  • The addition of rails or supportive handles
  • Installation of emergency alarm pulls
  • Suitable bathroom facilities

…and so the list continues, but all these are perfectly possible with our in-house team of electricians, plumbers and joiners. You just need to let us know what you need. The team at Convert Your Garage, led by Jim, take pride in every single job they do, ensuring a top quality result every time.  They can provide your family with a stress free environment for your disabled family member which will save the horror of having to negotiate the stairs twice a day or more.

Garage Conversion - Outside of BuildingIt may be that disabled adaptations are required due to a recent accident meaning that one of your family is suddenly unable to move freely around the house.  With an established team of qualified tradesmen, Convert Your Garage can make the changes you need from a rough, cold storage area (ie your current garage), to a warm welcoming bedroom with bathroom facilities all in just one week.  It may even be that you can apply for a ‘Disabled Facilities Grant’ which may help you pay towards the cost of your garage conversion.  If you need us to make disabled adaptations to other areas of your house then please just ask and we will advise you what can be done.

To discuss your specific garage conversion requirements please contact us for a no obligation quotation on 0161 766 6518 or 0796 806 4939. Alternatively email: jim@convertyourgarage.com.