Handicap Friendly Homes White Hall AR

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in White Hall, AR. 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.

Webb Construction
(870) 534-2129
2522 W 17th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Duncan Home Improvement
(870) 536-7587
3010 W 29th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
K & S Construction
(870) 534-5558
4005 N Neely Dr
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Smithwick Construction & Real Estate Inc
(870) 535-5650
511 Commerce Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Rbd Construction Inc
(870) 540-0800
5548 Highway 65 S
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Charles Anderson Construction
(870) 536-4680
2301 W 26th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Capel Construction Inc
(870) 879-2575
11906 Lee Springs Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Canco Inc Contracting
(870) 247-5478
6514 W Barraque St
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Ksk Construction Mangagment Inc.
(870) 643-3913
616 Florida St
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Select Constructors Inc
(870) 535-2050
2702 W 2nd Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 

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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