Handicap Friendly Homes Cary NC

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Cary, NC. 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.

Eco-nomic Cleaning Services
9193865547
P.O. Box 5866
Cary, NC

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Production Construction
919-730-2395
314 Southerland Street
Durham, NC
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Home Remodeling

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Jack Beatty Frank Batty
John Alfred Mechanical
919 368 8718
417 Farmstead Dr.
Cary, NC
 
Steve McAdams
AEI Heating and Cooling
919-524-3536
8016 Monitor Ct
Apex, NC
 
Ricardo Barandiaran
carpentry Solutions
9192710712
11804 Canonero pl.
Raleigh, NC
 
S.O.C., Inc. Home Remodeling
9193417205
8109 Red Skelton Drive
Fuquay-Varina, NC

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Eco Interiors
9196043396
2902 Gretmar Dr.
Durham, NC

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Steve McLeod
Indoor Environmental Systems, Inc.
919-234-9802
924 W Chatham St
Cary, NC
 
Robbie Markey
Mr Smokestack
(919) 747-1859
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Raleigh, NC
 
ricardo
carpentry solutions
919 2710712
11804 canonero pl
raleigh, NC
 
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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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