Build Your Own In-Law Suite: Floor Plans & More

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9780967220758: Build Your Own In-Law Suite: Floor Plans & More

New updated 4th edition, 128 page soft cover, and perfect bound, excellent quality. Contains 80 pages of in-law suite floor plans, twelve steps to success, wheelchair option, choosing a contractor, warranty, contract and payment advice, money saving tips, advantages for parent and children, dealing with building department and city codes and much more. The only book of its kind.

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Advantages of the in-law suite:

For the parents:
Avoids high-cost elderly facilities
Maintains independence
Feel secure (with family near)
Place to call home
Retain own possessions
May keep pet
Alleviates loneliness
Emotional support from family
Easier to clean & maintain (especially being new)
Children care for structure, lawn & snow removal
Help near for meals & laundry (if needed)
Hands-on help from family as opposed to strangers (if necessary)
Grandchildren near (fringe benefit!)
Financial help (lower expenses)
No inside steps (slab house may have one step to enter)
No stairways (helps prevent accidental falls)
No Accidental lock out (children have spare key to let you back in)
Warmth (8’ ceilings & smaller area easy to keep warm)
Offers more normal life
Simplified lifestyle, less worry
Comfort to know children inherit (instead of impersonal corporation)
Not intruding on family’s privacy

For the children:
Convenient to make daily checks on parent (if necessary)
Eating properly? Taking medications? Paying bills?
More convenient for doing laundry (if necessary)
Eliminates guilt feelings of not doing enough
Easier to take on errands (if a non-driver)
Saves time consuming trips to parent’s house & saves on gas
Eliminates maintaining two full properties (theirs & yours)
Adds good value to property (for resale)
Easier to oversee any in-home health care workers (if necessary)
Vacation time: someone to watch house, feed pets, and water plants
May someday use the suite yourself, or the grandchildren-recycling
Protect parent from con artists or unsavory characters
Parent may watch grandchildren occasionally
Content knowing your parent is safe
Your care to parents sets a good example for your children to follow

Copyright ã 2000 by Carol J. Klima

Review:

"...very helpful to us in making decisions to lay out a floor plan addition. Thank you so much!" -- Cooper family & Carol Messitt, Grafton, OH

"..your cheerfulness helps take away the dread of leaving our comfortable living here for something entirely new, but guite necessary." -- J. H. Taggart, Avon Park, FL

"For I found it very useful and quite informative." -- Brenda Callaghan, Executive Director Greater Cleveland Chapter NARI

"For some families,an in-law suite is the perfect solution and Carol's book is the perfect place to start.." -- Steve Greenberg, HGTV's Dream Builders

"In-law suites..it's a way to maintain a premium lever of home care! Great information!" -- Armond Budish, WKYC-TV, Cleveland, OH

"My mother called me one day raving about this book. Thank you for sharing your wisdom and experience with us." -- Lynda Lowery, Bridgeman, MI

"Seeing the article in the Tampa Tribune was a message from God for me. Thanks for sharing this valuable information." -- Mary Fernandez, Tampa, FL

"The information in her book is invaluable to those seeking information on building an in-law suite." -- Kay Bryson, News Herald, Mentor, OH

"We have your book & have retrieved a lot of valuable information. Thank you for writing that book!" -- Heidi & Jim Grogan, Riverview, FL

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