Handicap Friendly Homes Cartersville GA

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Cartersville, GA. 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.

Greenovate Georgia
7705009461
300 Heritage Cir
Canton, GA

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Barry D. Thorpe
Total Landscape Solutions
770.218.0423
5866 Brookstone Wak
Acworth, GA
 
corey
complete decks
7705009541
260 old acworth rd
dallas, GA
 
Gene Mcarthur
Eagle Painting
770-424-2901
1630 Acworth Due West Road
Kennesaw, GA
 
Randy Prewett
Dream Builders Construction Group, LLC
404-293-2634
3636 Nance Road
Kennesaw, GA
 
Dale Peek
Peek Design Group
770-222-4345
3950 N Cobb Pkwy, Suite 501
Acworth, GA
 
Kara Martin
Georgia Fence Menders
404-514-7422
5500 Cheyenne Drive
Acworth, GA
 
Amed Troche
Americut
706-897-0414
1426 TownLake Pkwy Ste. 102-240
Woodstock, GA
 
Tammy Cambron
Home Sweet Home Cleaning Service
770-289-9324
P O Box 4995
Canton, GA
 
Shower Tech
8663896940
309 Poplar Trl
White, GA

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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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