Handicap Friendly Homes Kings Mountain NC

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Kings Mountain, 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.

Progressive Energy Solutions, Inc.
7048255553
6428 W. Wilkinson Blvd, Suite 204
Belmont, NC

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Harry
Four Season's Roofing & Remodeling
704-922-5596
215 Huffstetler Lake rd.
Dallas, NC
 
Todd Reeves
Transstate
704 483 1705
P.O.Box 545
Denver, NC
 
Parson's Repairs
704 739 2820
235 Yarbro Rd
Kings Mtn, NC
Services
Handyman
Years in Business
15

Mr Helms Home Improvements
(704) 867-1486
3847 Linwood Rd
Gastonia, NC
 
Zimmerman Enterprises
704-363-8899
111 E. Charlotte Ave.
Mount Holly, NC
Services
Home Remodeling

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Chris Johnson
USATelco
CS : 704.324.1549
511 S. LaFayette St
Shelby, NC
 
Parsons Repairs & Wheelchair Ramps
704 739 2820
235 Yarbro Rd
Kings Mtn, NC
 
Dunn'S Roofing & Home Improvement
(704) 869-9498
915 S Myrtle School Rd
Gastonia, NC
 
Expedited Installation & Repair Rervices
704 913-5999
Po. Box 424
Gastonia,, 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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