Regardless of what individuals assume, there are various disadvantages to being tall, most of which come up in a home setting. The excellent news is that good residence design can eradicate most of the issues that tall individuals face. That is significantly straightforward to issue into a brand new construct, however minor modifications to your present home could make a dwelling a lot extra snug for tall individuals.
100 years in the past, common peak of an American male was 2 inches smaller than it's now. Home builders construct homes for common individuals and offered you aren't too removed from this common, the common home is completely practical for you. Nonetheless I am 6 foot 5 inches and spot many issues within the common home that doesn't swimsuit my posture , peak and construct. Any physique taller will discover extra issues and to a level that is extra extreme. What I contemplate a minor inconvenience, a taller particular person may contemplate an element that makes a home uninhabitable. Lets look room by room...
Kitchen -- Worktops, sinks, taps and so forth should be an inch or two greater to eradicate stooping down for meals preparation. Air extractor followers should be greater, as do all mild fittings, to forestall bashing ones head. Positioning handles on drawers, cupboard and fridge/freezer a little bit greater additionally helps. A lot of that is solely doable at construct time, however with the help of architect might be designed into your own home.
Rest room -- in all probability the worst room in the home for a tall man. The shower head must be tall sufficient to permit you stand straight and nonetheless have a beneficiant water spray hit your head. Not having to bend too far all the way down to the shower controls is a nice-to-have. Some distributors inventory further lengthy baths, a should for the tall one that likes to immerse their complete physique, knees included within the water. The ultimate downside within the bathroom is a mirror positioned too low on the wall. There's nothing worse than bending on the knees to get a view of your face when shaving.
Bed room -- the most important problem right here is the mattress and it is size. Additionally the sleigh mattress designs, with the vertical board on the tip is one to keep away from. One other tip right here is to extend the peak of your wardrobe hanging rails a little bit to keep away from having your shirts hitting the underside flooring of the wardrobe.