Flooring replaced in dwelling, non-profit techniques in to enable

BATON ROUGE – Their have dwelling had turn out to be a hazard to them. Now, a group is providing some significantly-desired repairs and peace of intellect.

Rebuilding With each other Baton Rouge has been doing work at a residence on Devall Lane, making repairs to assistance prevent the property owners from repeat falls. The non-earnings is doing the job with Holmes Making Materials to exchange the flooring in the course of the home.

“The outdated linoleum experienced been compromised and pulled up,” mentioned Chris Andrews with RTBR. “It was a excursion hazard.”

The pair moved into the dwelling about four years ago. 1 of them has mobility difficulties, and the other has experienced hip medical procedures. Friday, it was out with the aged and in with the new. Volunteers pulled up the outdated linoleum flooring and Holmes Constructing Supplies donated the new flooring, which is now put in.

The mission of RTBR is to assist elderly homeowners continue to be in their homes for as extensive as they can in protected and superior problems. They’ve been busy – RTBR usually takes about 1,000 phone calls a month for guidance, and they have currently assisted about 100 owners so much in 2021.

“That ranges from making a wheelchair ramp, placing grab bars in loos, repairing floors, changing cupboards,” Andrews said.

The do the job will continue at this household and others with help from the neighborhood.