Remodeling Licensed Contractor for Tolland Area, the best choice is Dave Davidson Remodeling. No matter what type of bathroom or kitchen remodeling services you’re seeking, you can rest easy knowing that his long-term reputation in the Tolland area is outstanding. Dave receives ongoing training, to be fully knowledgeable on the latest advancements in the bathroom and kitchen remodeling industry. Aside from being highly skilled and licensed, he provides lifetime labor warranty on all of his services, giving his customers the ultimate peace of mind.

Aging in Place | Tolland

Aging in Place is defined as, “The ability to continue to live in one’s home safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level. It means living in a familiar environment, and being able to participate in family and other community activities.” Aging in Place for your kitchen and bathroom can be applied where ease of access or safety is a concern. This can be done while still remaining visually appealing. It is very important to plan for the future. Aging of the home or the occupant, as well as safety, ease of use, independence, adaptation to needs, and upgrading or modernizing, are all part of planning for future needs. Below are just some of the accommodations that may be needed:


  • Lever handles or pedal-controlled
  • Thermostatic or anti-scald controls
  • Pressure balanced faucets


  • Wall support and provision for adjustable and/or varied height counters and removable base cabinets
  • Upper wall cabinetry three inches lower than conventional height
  • Accented stripes on edge of countertops to provide visual orientation to the workspace
  • Counter space for dish landing adjacent to or opposite all appliances
  • Base cabinet with roll-out trays and lazy susans
  • Pull-down shelving
  • Glass-front cabinet doors
  • Open shelving for easy access to frequently used items
  • 30-inch by 48-inch clear space at appliances or 60-inch diameter clear space for turns
  • Multi-level work areas to accommodate cooks of different heights
  • Open under-counter seated work areas
  • Placement of task lighting in appropriate work areas
  • Loop handles for easy grip and pull
  • Pull-out spray faucet; levered handles
  • In multi-story homes, laundry chute or laundry facilities in the master bedroom


  • Wall support and provision for adjustable and/or varied height counters and removable base cabinets
  • Contrasting color edge border at countertops
  • At least one wheelchair maneuverable bath on the main level with 60-inch turning radius or acceptable T-turn space and 36-inch by 36-inch or 30-inch by 48-inch clear space
  • Bracing in walls around the tub, shower, shower seat, and toilet for installation of grab bars to support 250-300 pounds
  • If a stand-up shower is used in the main bath, it is curbless and minimum of 36-inches wide
  • Bathtub – lower for easier access
  • Fold down seat in the shower
  • Adjustable/handheld showerheads, 6-foot hose
  • Tub/shower controls offset from the center
  • Shower stall with built-in antibacterial protection
  • Light in the shower stall
  • Toilet two and a half inches higher than the standard toilet (17-19 inches) or height-adjustable
  • Design of the toilet paper holder allows rolls to be changed with one hand
  • Wall-hung sink with knee space and panel to protect the user from pipes
  • Slip-resistant flooring in bathroom and shower

Contact Us – Tolland Area

To learn more about how Dave Davidson can transform your bathroom into a safer and more stylish one, contact us today. Dave Davidson Remodeling services the following areas, Agawam, Feeding Hills, Chicopee, East Longmeadow, Granville, Hampden, Longmeadow, Southwick, Springfield, Tolland, West Springfield and Westfield.