Handicap Friendly Homes Wilson NC

Local resource for handicap friendly homes in Wilson, NC. 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.

Taskmasters
252-443-7692
781 Carriage Trail
Rocky Mount, NC
Services
Home Remodeling

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Stephen Mooring
Pro Cuts Lawn Care Services
919-921-7369
559 Davis Mill Road.
Fremont, NC
 
Perez Construction
(252) 292-8577
4819 Glen Laurel Rd
Wilson, NC
 
Harris Home Repairs
252-292-1864
3110 Westshire Drive
Wilson, NC
Services
Electrical, deck building, kitchen & bath remodeling, painting, power washing,
Years in Business
1992

Sears Home Services
8888675309
1501 WARD BLVD STE 325
WILSON, NC

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Cameron Construction & Development, LLC
919-242-1226
993 Vail Road NW
Pikeville, NC
Services
Home Remodeling

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Roderick Dickens
Reddog Landscaping
252-955-4836
3256 Octavia Dr.
Rocky Mount, NC
 
Malpass Troy S & Son Builders
(252) 243-5731
2403 Wooten Blvd Sw
Wilson, NC
 
Batten Seamless Gutters & Construction Llc
(252) 237-7145
713 Cobb Rd
Wilson, NC
 
Remodeling Gurus
(252) 991-2937
3330 Jennings Farm Dr Nw
Wilson, NC
 
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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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