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Accessibility How To & DIY

Improve the value of your home by discovering our accessibility step-by-step tips & ideas.


How to Build a Wheelchair Accessible Raised Garden Bed

In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds a wheelchair accessible raised garden.

Creating a Forever Home: Aging in Place

Here’s how you can go about aging in place not just gracefully but gradually—without giving up the house you love.


How to Build an Accessible Home Gym

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O'Connor head to Montana to build an accessible home gym for a Navy SEAL injured in the war in Afghanistan

4 Universal-Design Ideas for Comfortable Kitchens

Interior-design advice on creating an accessible cook space


How to Plant a Raised Garden Bed

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to properly plant an elevated garden