Independent Living


Universal Design enhances the comfort, safety, and convenience of your home regardless of age, size, or mobility. Whether you are a family with young children, an individual with a permanent or temporary disability, or an older adult who wants to remain independent at home,"universal design" fits every lifestyle.

Grondin Construction employs the principals of universal design to create environments that are specific to your needs, now, and in the future.

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University of Ohio Universal Design Videos

Universal Design - Introduction First Floor Master Bedroom Kitchen Cabinets - Reaching Wheelchair accessibility & Kitchen Universal Design - Credits
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Aging In-Place

Grondin Construction Inc. is a Certified Aging in-Place Specialist. The CAPS designation is awarded to professionals (by the NAHB, who have been trained in the unique needs of the older adult population, common remodeling projects, and solutions to common barriers.

What is Aging In-Place?

Aging In-Place simply means being able to remain in your own home safely, independently and comfortably as your ability levels change due to age and/or disability.

Review this checklist to determine your Independent Living needs.

Home Modifications

Aging In-Place may require different levels of home modifications. Some as simple as installing hand rails or grab bars, while other modifications can include remodeling an entire home for wheelchair accessibility.

Modified Entryways


Door thresholds can be removed and doorways and halls widened.

Doorways and Ramps

Easy Accessibility

Kitchen and Laundry Home Modifications
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Grondin Construction, Inc., as well as these resources, provide accessibility programs.

Beach Scene

San Diego Housing Commission

Access to Independence - a2i

Rebuilding Together San Diego

C.A.P.S. Code of Ethics

Independent Family

As a Certified Aging in Place Specialist General Contractor, we take pride in adhering to and supporting the C.A.P.S. standards.


C.A.P.S. Code of Ethics

NAIPC Code of Conduct

Attention: Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers!

Physical therapy

Grondin Construction Inc. is dedicated to supporting the recovery process for elderly and disabled patients that require extended rehabilitation. After suffering an accident or injury, in home rehabilitation is possible with a few home modifications.

Working closely with the patient/family members, physical therapist and hospital discharge staff, we can provide product information, itemized pricing as well as perform recommended home modifications.

Call today to schedule a FREE in-service presentation. We'll bring lunch!

To read more about our Healing Home Program, please view this brochure.

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