Handicap Friendly Homes Springville UT

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Springville, UT. 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.

Trestlewood
8013752779
P.O. Box 1050
Pleasant Grove, UT

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Kurt Antonino
Green Tech Construction.LLC
801-420-2929
218 N 1800 E
Spanish Fork, UT
 
Richard Belt
A thru Z Inspections, LLC
801-592-2757
82 North 800 East
American Fork, UT
 
Todd's Cabinets
801-489-0590
50 S 1600 W
Mapleton, UT
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Custom Cabinets

Cascade Components
(801) 812-2164
1644 S State St
Provo, UT
 
Kurt Madsen
Western Piping & Supply
801-420-0209
3474 W 7900 So
Spanish Fork, UT
 
Karl E Kidman
Economy Inspection Services
801-836-2203
626 E 150 N
Orem, UT
 
Christi Youd
Organize Enterprise
801-756-3382
366 West 1360 North
American Fork, UT
 
Hallmark Homes
(801) 356-2255
2232 Alaska Ave
Provo, UT
 
Dwayne M Gordon Construction
(801) 373-5144
1106 S State St
Provo, UT
 
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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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