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DIY Modify App

This DIYmodify app provides information and support for moving ahead with home modifications and has been designed in collaboration with a team of people that have experience in doing their own home modifications.

 

The five most popular home modification items identified were:

• Handheld showers

• Grab rails

• Handrails

• Threshold ramps

• Level shower access

It has been funded by the NSW Government through Family and Community Services, Ageing Disability and Home Care in conjunction with the Home Modification Information Clearinghouse (HMinfo).

 

Who is it for?

People with disability, seniors and their carers would find this app useful in the process of Home Modifications. It includes accessibility features such as an easy to read font, colour intensity with maximised contrast and clarity of structure.

 

What advice is provided?

This app provides advice on what to do if you are renting your house or if your house (or unit or apartment) is under Strata Title. Seeking quotes from outside contractors is also covered in this section.

 

Using the app

It is available for both Apple iPhones/iPads and Android devices and is an easy to use app.

 

Factsheets

These can be downloaded free from the HM Info website:

• Accessibility settings for DIYmodify app

• Home Modifications in rental and strata title properties

• Home Modification quotes

There are also factsheets on each of the top five most common types of Home Modifications:

• Handheld showers

• Grab rails

• Handrails

• Threshold ramps

• Level shower access

 

Videos

In this section, there are video stories of people who have done their own DIY home modifications.


You can download the app by clicking here.