Certified Aging-in-Place Specialists


We install grab bars, wheelchair ramps, door handles, light fixtures, bathroom enhancements, kitchen modifications, and much more.

The risk of falling increases with age. Falls are the leading cause of death from injury among people 65 and older. After a fall, a person's independence is drastically reduced.

We can help you stay confident and independent, by staying active and safe at home. Call Today!

CLICK HERE to Download Your FREE Aging-in-Place HOME SAFETY SURVEY

 
 
 
 
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Our Mission

At Able Access our goal is to help clients live confidently and comfortably at home. We collaborate with our clients to design and implement sensible home modifications that create a safe environment for independent living.

We are committed to transparent pricing and overall excellent service.

We are polite, good-humored professionals. We are committed to working efficiently, and leaving our work areas neat and tidy.

 

About

Since 1993 Paul Hatfield has been improving homes and gardens in the Bay Area through design, carpentry and essential handyman services.

His calling and passion center on being of service to elders. Inspired by helping his grandmother, Paul founded Able Access Home Modifications to help other elders confidently and safely live in their homes — and gracefully age-in-place

Paul is a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS) and an associate member of the National Association of Home Builders. He is a lifetime member of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals, and an associate member of California Association for Health Services at Home (CASAH).

For larger projects, Able Access partners with long-time associate and General Contractor, Jonathan Houle. This arrangement enables Able Access to serve clients on a wider variety of projects.

 

 

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Pricing

$95 Grab Bar installation...

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$395 Mobility package...

...see details below


$595 Lifestyle package...

...see details below


$95-$125 per hour Custom work...

...see some examples below 


Grab Bar $95

 

Includes time & materials

Stainless steel or white finish (12" or 18")

  • We use state-of-the-art, heavy duty anchors for strength and durability

  • Our standard equipment comes in stainless steel or white -- attractive and durable

  • We will install a single Grab Bar, or as many as you need

  • Upgrade to designer finishes like brass, nickel or bronze


 

Custom Work Examples

estimates for larger projects include time and materials

  • Widen doorways to 36"

  • Custom lighting, sensor lighting - interior and exterior

  • Covering or awning above entry door

  • Wireless security camera installation

  • Mobility ramp design and installation

  • Toilet replacement

  • Shower modifications

  • Install exhaust fan in bathrooms

  • Microwave oven relocation

  • Pull-down shelving installation

  • Install drawer/pull-outs in lower cabinets and cupboards

  • Replace standard light switches with motion sensor switches

  • Smart thermostat installation

  • Laundry room modifications

  • Bedroom modifications

  • Landscape & therapy garden design

  • Wall units: we design multifunctional cabinetry that combines anything from book cases to fold-away desks

  • Accessible storage options

Mobility Package $395

Includes time & materials

choose four (4) items from this list...

  • Grab Bar installation 12" or 18"

  • Handrail installation up to 6'

  • Toilet seat booster installation

  • Add contrasting edge color to counters, steps and changes of plane

  • Peep-hole installation for entry door

  • Secure or remove area rug, up to 48 square feet

  • Replace single-bulb light fixture with 2-bulb unit (to keep the light shining when one bulb burns out)

  • Install no-slip strips on stairs, up to 10 steps

  • Install under cabinet lighting (12")

  • Upgrades available


Lifestyle Package $595

includes time & materials

choose five (5) items from this list...

  • Grab Bar installation 12" or 18"

  • Handrail installation up to 6'

  • Toilet seat booster installation

  • Add contrasting edge color to counters, steps and changes of plane

  • Peep-hole installation for entry door

  • Secure or remove area rug, up to 48 square feet

  • Replace single-bulb light fixture with 2-bulb unit

  • Install no-slip strips on stairs, up to 10 steps

  • Install under cabinet lighting (12")

  • Install a "package shelf" next to outside entry door

  • Install dusk-till-dawn exterior light

  • Replace door knob with levered door handle

  • Upgrades available