Handicap Friendly Homes Manchester NH

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Manchester, NH. 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.

Your Home, Your World
6032239867
138 N. Main St.
Concord, NH

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Sheryl Chatterton
A Brush with Life
603-289-6481
12 Albin Ave.
Allenstown, NH
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Manchester
(603) 518-9146
707 Huse Rd
Manchester, NH
 
Queen City Remodeling And More
(603) 644-2122
875 Page St Ste 2
Manchester, NH
 
David Bolduc Contractor
(603) 627-9777
189 Ray St
Manchester, NH
 
Jim Cullen
Freedom Advanced Electric, LLC
603-518-5105
138 Wayne Street
Manchester, NH
 
Anthony Beaulieu
AGB Electric & Home Automation
617-201-6510
6 Ironwood Drive
Windham, NH
 
Clear Choice Home Improvements
(603) 232-0237
750 East Industrial Park Dr Unit 4
Manchester, NH
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Handyman Matters
(603) 622-9011
25 Concord St
Manchester, NH
 
J Wheeler Painting Co Llc
(603) 645-6892
22 Harmony Way
Manchester, NH
 
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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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