Handicap Friendly Homes Chatsworth GA

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Chatsworth, 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.

Simply Green Carpet by Berkshire Flooring
8667507758
P.O. Box 1836
Dalton, GA

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Doug Caldwell
Caldwell Carpet
706-218-4819
1930 City View
Dalton, GA
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
2150 E WALNUT AVE
DALTON, GA

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CDO Surface Solutions, Inc.
7705489464
291 David Lake Road
Calhoun, GA

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Mountain View Home Builders
7706543435
4506 Three Bridge Rd.
Gillsville, GA

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Bear Creek Log Home Restoration
706-273-9181
81 Ward Drive
Ellijay, GA
Services
Home Remodeling

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Ed Jeffery
Professional Contractors Unilimited, LLC
706-636-5780
277 Centergate Drive Unit 5530
Ellijay, GA
 
HOME RENOVATION SERVICES, INC
706-463-1027
1625 TUNNEL HILL VARNELL RD
DALTON, GA
Services
FLOORING,DRYWALL,BASEMENT FINISHING,FRAMING,COUNTERTOPS,PRESSURE WASHING
Awards
GEORGIA FLOORING CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR 2008
Years in Business
4

Sears Home Services
8888675309
200 GOLDEN CIRCLE DR
Calhoun, GA

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Pure Life Healthy Homes
4046345590
2183 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, 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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