Handicap Friendly Homes Honolulu HI

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Honolulu, HI. 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.

King's A/C Service
8087281405
1050 Bishop st. #311
Honolulu, HI

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Home Depot Inc The
(808) 674-6120
4600 Kapolei Pkwy
Kapolei, HI
 
Right on Repair
(808) 699-3400
1617 Keeaumoku Street #1201
Honolulu, HI
 
All Pro Garage Door Repair
(808) 271-2772
3292 A Winam Avenue
Honolulu, HI
 
Quality Roofing Co Ltd
(808) 832-7663
1915 Homerule St
Honolulu, HI
 
Green Builder's Depot
8088399700
550 Paiea st. Suite 126
Honolulu, HI

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Ivan Gomez
Save On Solar
808-372-6691
2228 kaala way
honolulu, HI
 
Re-Bath Of Hawaii
(808) 548-2284
1130 N Nimitz Hwy Suite A123B
Honolulu, HI
 
Heritage Roofing LLC
(808) 348-4932
445 Seaside Avenue #801
Honolulu, HI
 
CK Roofing Co
(808) 841-3535
1076 Sand Island Parkway
Honolulu, HI
 
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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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