Handicap Friendly Homes Canby OR

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Canby, OR. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to wheelchair services, wheelchair lifts, wheelchair ramps as well as information and content on wheelchair and handicap services.

MS Construction & Remodeling, LLC.
503-939-6420
9570 SW 80th Ave
Tigard, OR
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Home Remodeling

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Timber Pro UV Wood Finishes
8888886095
2232 E. Burnside
Portland, OR

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Jon or Julie Nordby
Nordby Design Studio
503-692-3182
18678 SW Boones Ferry Rd.
Tualatin, OR
 
Todd Moon
Walter T. Moon, Architect, LLC
503.860.8019
24 Juarez Street
Lake Oswego, OR
 
Dustin Boles
Boles Brothers Inc
503) 209-6424cl
11521 SE Falbrook DR
Clackamas, OR
 
CornerStone Electric
5037750880
12042 S.E Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, OR

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Jason Shaw
Victory Construction, LLC
503.943.9673
29212 SE Tami Loop, #11
Wilsonville, OR
 
jason
Lake Oswego Service Plumber
503-895-1213
16250 Pacific Hwy
Lake Oswego, OR
 
James
Tigard Service Plumber
503-895-5511
15532 SW Pacific Hwy
Tigard, OR
 
Sue Hicks
Thomas Bly Landscapes, Inc.
503-788-1200
P.O.Box 1935
Clackamas, OR
 
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House Accessibility: Part 1

Make your home friendly by making it handicap and wheelchair accessible; allowing one to enter and move around without any of the obstacles such as steps and narrow doors. Improving your residence’s accessibility is a whole house remodeling; making the entry, bathrooms, bedrooms, family rooms and kitchen all wheelchair accessible. Be sure to discuss with your remodeling professional your specific needs, so your plans are adjusted to suit the accessibility requirements and physical limitations affecting your household.

The first accessibility consideration should be your entryway. Which entryway should be accessible by what transportation? Work with your home improvement specialist to ensure ample space for wheelchair or walker mobility as well as a clear path to the entry way. Depending on design, weather, or existing building conditions different building materials may be used.

Aluminum wheelchair ramps or concrete are preferred due to their stability and texture; however, wood can be used if treated, constantly maintained and slip resistance measures are employed. If a ramp is too large for your space, consider a vertical lift to achieve accessibility between formerly impassable elevation changes.
Consult your general contractor and local accessibility code for specifics. Some important minimum measurements and formulas for wheelchair ramps consideration are:
-  Maximum slope of a wheelchair ramp should be 1" of rise for each 12" of run.
-  The maximum rise for any run is 30". The maximum run 30'.
-  The minimum inside clear width of a ramp should be 36".
-  Landings must be provided at the top and bottom of each run.
-  The landing should be at least as wide as the ramp, and a minimum of 60" in length.
-  Handrails must be provided on both sides of the ramp, between 30" and 38" above the ramp surface.

The 36” measurement is frequently cited as the size of an opening. Speak with a remodeling and accessibili...

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