An area for stools needs to be HIGHER than 36 inches, up at 44 inches or
higher if the stools are intended to be an eating area. We don't
envision making an eating area in the Kitchen. Its only a few steps to
the Breakfast area.
Ok, now we're talking. 32.5 inches for all areas EXCEPT dishwasher and
All STANDARD cabinetry, but more expensive than HD, Lowes stuff.
Although they serve the market for people in chairs, it works equally
well for folks that are shorter than average.
this is a wonderful opportunity to make your new home handicap
accessible which gives it added value. when you build your new home on
the ground so a wheelchair can roll out of the van inside the garage
and right into the kitchen and right into the shower stall with no
steps or barriers to travel or inaccessible sinks or cupboards, you've
got a home that will appeal to your height and is full of wonderful
extra conveniences to a handicapped user. and the appliance and hvac
repairmen love this too, with furnaces and appliances inside the
dwelling unit at grade level.
Robert Gammon wrote:
So what is the problem. My mother was 5'2" and my
father was a carpenter. Like many carpenters he
was a bit rigid so my father made cabinets regular
height which my mother hated. Eventually he got
smart and made (or fixed) cabinets a a height
comfortable for my mother.
Standard cabinets can easily be cut down to any
height you want, they just reduce the lower shelf
height. Do it yourself, or have a cabinet shop do
it, or have a cabinet shop make custom cabinets.
Regardless of the cost, you will be much happier
with low cabinets, so forget what others think
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