"They don't build 'em like they used to."

"And thankfully so," writes Christiana Nelson in the Coloradan:


Homes have changed because home-building practices have changed. These days, buyers are driving a move to encourage builders to construct housing that's more energy efficient, environmentally friendly and adapts with them as they age and change.

"There's a trend to make homes more accessible from the get-go," said Steve Spanjer, president of Spanjer Homes. "You never know what could happen in life. It is easy to do from the get-go, and it can make someone's life better in the future."

For the full article see:

Accessible homes ready for anything
Builders equip houses for aging, the unexpected

http://www.coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050717/BUSINESS/507170317/1046

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