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How to Find the Right ADA Surface for Your Building

wet concrete on new sidewalk construction

Creating accessible pathways into buildings is one part of building design that many people overlook. It’s easy for those without mobility hindrances to take ADA-compliant ramps and walkways for granted or to not notice them at all. It’s not possible to overlook these features as someone who designs building blueprints and layouts or needs more […]

How to Make Your Shower Handicapped Accessible

Handicapped Access Bathroom Shower

Start by reviewing ADA guidelines, for, most often, ADA accessible design standards are the concern of those who intend to serve the general public in some way, whether it’s by running a business or providing a public facility. Of course, the specifics of these guidelines may vary, depending on the building’s intended use. However, these […]

How Detectable Warning Surfaces Work

Detectable warning surfaces are designed to help Americans with disabilities, or about 40 million individuals, safely navigate sidewalks and other public spaces. They are particularly useful for those with visual impairments and who use canes, wheelchairs, or other mobility aids. The Purpose of Detectable Warning Surfaces With a significant percentage of the population facing physical […]

Benefits of Handicap Ramps

Benefits of Handicap Ramps

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed into law in 1990. The act makes it illegal to discriminate against those with individuals with disabilities in all areas of life, including transportation and public and private places. While there are all sorts of accommodations that can be made to ensure a home or business is […]

How Detectable Warning Surfaces Save Lives

You may wonder what detectable warning surfaces are and how they work. Detectable warning surfaces are unique, textured tiles that provide a physical warning that a person is nearing an area that is dangerous in some way. Sighted individuals may recognize these panels as the bumpy, often yellow tiles that line the curbs of public […]