Kate Tyndall

Kate Tyndall is a contributor to PROSALES and REMODELING. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Kate Tyndall's Posts

  • Special Report

    Bathrooms can be hazardous places ó especially for older adults ó as slips and falls can be painful and dangerous. By including universal design, however, bathrooms can be made safe for people of all ages.

  • It wasn't the size of the 1950s ranch house that proved to be the problem for the new owners. The couple bought the property in the older Milwaukee suburb of Elm Grove, Wis., for its prime location and large lot, wanting the space for their two young children. But the home's dated, dark, cramped layout meant an imminent ó and substantial ó remodel of the house, says Bob Prindiville, co-owner with Alan Freysinger of Design Group Three, the Milwaukee design/build firm the homeowners charged with the task.

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