Accessible Bathroom Renovation

Barrier-Free Design

One of the homeowners has a debilitating medical condition that has recently bound him to a wheelchair. The old bathroom was out-of-date, poorly designed, and the homeowner found it hard to maneuver himself in it, so they sought the expertise of award-winning designer Anthony Binns. One of the homeowner’s main concerns was to have a bathroom that was accessible and designed for everyone to use.

In the past, designs for the physically challenged have been cumbersome, noticeable and poorly planned. But a truly accessible space should be equally accessible to everyone, not just someone with a disability. It should look and feel natural to all, it should not be noticeable, and should be designed for every person. If something is designed well, it is designed beautifully for each person, regardless of their physical capabilities.

About the Builder

This unique bathroom designed by Anthony Binns took top honours at the 2007 Ontario Chapter of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) design competition, and also won the Pinnacle of Design Award (best overall design award) at the 2007 USA NKBA Design competition.

Binns is a leading kitchen and bath design firm in Toronto. Binns offers its clients a complete package that includes the design and all the necessary contracting services to remodel their kitchen or bathrooms. Binns has developed a reputation for high standards and unmatched quality, and their aim is to give their clients expert advice, quality products and exceptional service. For more information about Binns Kitchen + Bath Design, please contact them on the web at or call them at 905-509-5555.

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From concept to completion, Binns will give you the correct balance between aesthetic appearance and function. Our certified designers have won many national and international design awards; they have the knowledge and expertise to do your project right. Visit our large showroom and view our 20 plus fully decorated kitchen and bath displays. Thousands of satisfied clients over our 44 year history will testify that Binns will do your project on time and on budget. Binns will look after all the carpentry, electrical, plumbing, flooring, etc., all necessary trades. Using only professional tradesmen, we are the one stop for all your contracting needs. Our full time project co-ordinator will arrange deliveries of products, schedule tradesmen and services purchased from Binns making sure your project runs smoothly and on time.

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