There could be any number of reasons why you may want to consult disability construction professionals. Whether you are a homeowner looking to build or add on, or a landlord wishing to reformulate accessibility at your rental properties, EnableTech Home is here to help for all of your Disability & Accessibility Planning & Construction in Edgewood and surrounding areas.
Disability Access in Today’s Built Environment
Proper disability access for individuals in the built environment we live in today is more than just meeting regular building and design standards. This process calls for a common sense approach to helping meet the needs of all people with mobility or disability concerns. Rather than trying to go through such a project on your own, EnableTech Home has been working in this field for many years. We provide clients with the mobility options and accessibility they need to feel confident and independent.
The Fair Housing Act
There are guidelines set forth through the Fair Housing Act that touches on accessibility requirements for new constructions. These requirements are geared toward covered multifamily dwellings, including properties for sale or rent, regardless of whether the proper is publicly or privately funded. Some of the requirements of this act include the following:
- There must be accessibility routes that enter into and move through every covered unit.
- Doors for passage into and through the premises must be wide enough for passage by people in wheelchairs.
- Covered multifamily properties must have a minimum of one accessible entrance via an accessible route unless the site characteristics or terrain will not allow it.
- Bathroom wall reinforcements must be installed, allowing for grab bars as needed.
- And more
When handling all compliance with accessibility and construction guidelines, it is best to have experienced, knowledgeable professionals on the project. EnableTech Home is available to assist with design, planning, installations, modifications, and every other aspect of your construction needs. Get in touch with us to today to get an assessment of your home for all of your Disability & Accessibility Planning & Construction in Edgewood and the surrounding area. Give us a call at (425) 414-8540.