Did you know that if you completed a home accessibility renovation in 2019, you may be eligible to claim your renovation on your FEDERAL taxes when you file your 2019 taxes? You can claim this amount, even if the renovation was refunded by a grant or other program. You can also usually claim the renovation […]
In British Columbia for people who qualify, the BC Housing Home Adaptions for Independence (HAFI) Program will reimburse homeowners and landowners for renovations that make their homes more accessible. The HAFI program is a provincial government run grant program for people with diminished physical abilities. It helps low-income households pay for modifications to their home […]
This second part looks at who will be using the tub and makes recommendations based on the bather’s mobility and bather preferences and types of bathing systems available. Click here to go to Part 1: Accessible Product Choices Click here to go to Part 3: Installation Click here to go to Part 4: Features Is a walk-in […]
Buying an Accessible Bathtub is a major decision. It involves a substantial amount of money, and the inconvenience of a bathroom renovation. It is important to fully research the options before you make a decision. There are four main areas to look at: product choices, the bather, installation and feature/benefit considerations. We will be exploring these four areas […]
When the time comes to make some changes to our homes to make them safe and accessible, we need to figure out how to pay for it. In BC, we are fortunate to have some tax credits available that ultimately reduce the overall costs, as well as a non-repayable grant for those that qualify.
In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, Aquassure is helping to spread the word about pre-diabetes, a silent warning sign of future diabetes.
With the official calendar start of summer just past, the Okanagan has embraced summer and is heating up, bringing in those sunny skies and climbing temperatures. Whether you love the sun and are ready to swim, or you’re just counting down the minutes until you can stand in front of an air conditioner again, it’s […]
So you’ve decided to renovate your bathroom. You want to ensure your family’s safety in the coming years and are planning to install a more accessible solution for bathing. There are a lot of options on the market today, and a lot of things to look at. You need to decide budget, ensure you’re getting […]