Deaf-House-by Bernie-Brown

Bernie Brown’s Do and Don’ts for building a house for
deaf residents:

– use wood floors to encourage vibrations
– build square, not round, dining rooms
– use 4-legged tables
– do not wall up the kitchen
– restrict peninsula cabinet to bottom cabinets
– on/off light indicator installed on garbage disposals
– one switch to operate both range hood light and fan
– kitchen and family rooms situated in front of the house
– stairs and lofts to have balusters
– exterior doors to have window on the side
– three-way light switches and motion-sensitive switches
– bath and bedroom have outside light switches
– garages should not be built under the house