Handicap Friendly Homes Lake Havasu City AZ

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Lake Havasu City, AZ. 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.

Home Depot
(928) 764-5111
100 Centre Blvd
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Ferribest Building & Remodeling Co
(928) 764-3531
3038 Dawn Dr
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
CDV Remodeling
(928) 453-8018
2049 Mcculloch Blvd N
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Havasu Tile
8663516274
1640 Tioga Dr
Lake Havasu City, AZ

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Accent Window Coverings
(928) 680-1505
781 Chickasaw Ln
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse
(928) 764-2120
4000 Highway 95 N
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Progressive Insulation
(928) 854-3352
2775 N Kiowa Blvd
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
1755 MCCULLOCH BLVD N
Lake Havasu City, AZ

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Mo's Home Improvement Service
(928) 505-3565
3177 Oro Grande Pl
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
GTM Design
9282270730
4317 N Verde Vista
Prescott Valley, AZ

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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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