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What Is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was established in 1990. It was passed to prohibit discrimination for persons with disabilities and to allow them access to specific areas that were previously problematic. These included areas such as employment, medical care, education, and government buildings. It also allowed them to use various forms of transportation and […]

Facts About ADA Compliance Tiles

Truncated Domes ADA Requirements

There are several different things you should know about the tactile detection requirements mandated by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since 2001, all transitional areas require tactilely detectable tiles to help promote safety for all persons. Truncated domes meet all of the ADA tile requirements, as they are easily seen and can be felt […]

Why We Love Detectable Warning Surfaces (and You Should, Too!)

ADA detectable warning

There are many reasons to love detectable warning surfaces. One of the main reasons is that they are compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which can save you thousands of dollars in litigation and fines.  They also provide safety for your customers, your visitors, and your employees. One of the main advantages of […]

History of the ADA and Detectable Warning Surfaces

Detectable Warning Surfaces

In 1990, the federal government passed the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) which helped protect the rights of persons with both physical and mental disabilities. It was needed because many public places were not accessible to these persons, and they were unable to access important places, such as hospitals, grocery stores, and government buildings. In […]

Different Types of Truncated Dome Tiles

Truncated Dome Tiles

There are a few different choices when looking at ADA compliant tiles for your next construction project. There are different types of tiles, each with its own specialized use and color, to help you meet all of the requirements set down by the ADA. The first is a radius system, which is a truncated dome […]