Handicap Friendly Homes Lenexa KS

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Lenexa, KS. 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,
(913) 768-1600
11850 S Strang Line Rd
Olathe, KS
 
A R C Construction
816-763-4272
13012 2nd St.
Grandview, MO
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Home Remodeling

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David Block
Block Home Inspections LLC
913-220-7762
8606 Hallet St.
Lenexa, KS
 
Melissa Mann
Melissas Murals
816-365-4593
2407 W. 49th Terr
Westwood, KS
 
Jodi Ross
Ross Management Company, LLC.
(913) 232-7411
2718 Grove St #1
Kansas City, MO
 
Elements of Green
8168420500
1919 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO

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Habitat ReStore/Kansas City
8162316889
4701 Deramus
Kansas City, MO

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Marvin Kelly
ATM PLUMBING
913-390-8989
1792 Kansas City Rd.
Olathe, KS
 
Harvey Clary
Classic Lawn Service
913-780-6924
12907 Raintree
Olathe, KS
 
Raymond Earl
Chimney Professionals of Kansas City
913-735-9225
1030 Quindaro Blvd
Kansas City, KS
 
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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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