Handicap Friendly Homes Corvallis OR

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Corvallis, 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.

Land Ark Natural Wood Finishes
5418448748
7633 Harlan-Burnt Woods Rd.
Blodgett, OR

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Renaissance Roofing, Inc
(541) 754-5220
34058 Oakville Road, Suite B
Albany, OR
 
Koron Mays
Koron's Professional Window Cleaning
541-223-3464
401 Jefferson Scio Dr Unit 39
Jefferson, OR
 
Landmark Construction & Remodeling Inc
(541) 754-6505
PO Box 1476
Corvallis, OR
 
Campbell Construction Nw
(541) 738-0691
1203 Nw 11th St
Corvallis, OR
 
Jim Ordway
Beckon Call
541.740.0056
PO Box 2181
Corvallis, OR
 
Barrigar
Valley Service
541-917-3375
2820 Alexander Ln.
Albany, OR
 
T. Woods Construction Llc
(541) 740-1835
PO Box 1125
Corvallis, OR
 
Porter Remodeling Inc
(541) 753-4125
PO Box 1395
Corvallis, OR
 
Christianson G Construction Inc
(541) 754-6326
644 Nw 4th St
Corvallis, 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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