Handicap Friendly Homes Englewood CO

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Englewood, CO. 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.

Epic Remodeling And Restoration
303-393-0895
2186 S. Holly St. #108
Denver, CO
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Home Remodeling

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Classic Homeworks
3037223000
3430 E. 12th Ave.
Denver, CO

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Your Handyman, LLC
3037464038
3706 S. Cathay St.
Aurora, CO

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Amazing Recycled Products Inc.
3036997693
P.O. Box 312
Denver, CO

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L&H Distributing
3035870765
815 Parfet St
Lakewood, CO

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O'Brien Construction
303-287-8004
1353 Elm St
Denver, CO
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Home Remodeling

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S7g Architecture
3039416128
318 South Xanadu Street
Aurora, CO

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FM Design
3038808730
802 Santa Fe Drive #4
Denver, CO

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Moore Bros. Construction Company
303.274.0489
2515 Jay Street
Edgewater, CO
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Home Remodeling

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Home Depot,
(303) 805-9991
11111 S Parker Rd
Parker, CO
 
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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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