Handicap Friendly Homes Somerton AZ

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Somerton, 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.

Adonai Construction
(928) 627-0074
1683 E Main St
Yuma, AZ
 
Royal Electric
(928) 782-1932
311 W 17th Pl
Yuma, AZ
 
Yuma Gadget Guy
928-210-3738
Fully Mobile Repair Service
Yuma, AZ
Services
Fixing, Building, Beautifying, and Consulting.
Licenses / Certifications
Not a licensed contractor
Years in Business
Year round in Yuma since 2002

Loebig R Construction
(928) 783-6760
1877 S 1st Ave
Yuma, AZ
 
Whitey Wiles Construction
(928) 783-4339
1690 E 20th St
Yuma, AZ
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse
(928) 317-0119
115 W 32nd St
Yuma, AZ
 
Richardson'S Renovation
(928) 726-9047
2383 W 22nd Ln
Yuma, AZ
 
Craftmaster Construction Company
(928) 344-2536
2860 S Avenue B
Yuma, AZ
 
Jwl Construction
(928) 344-8513
2324 E 15th Pl
Yuma, AZ
 
Sun Country Restoration
(928) 783-0349
3121 E 33rd Pl
Yuma, AZ
 

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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