Wheelchair ramps can be classified into:
The size of Ramp required depends on the height or rise of your steps. If you measure from the floor to the top of the steps it will give you the rise. That rise will determine the amount of ramp needed to ensure a safe slope.
Some Wheelchair Ramps come with some additional maintenance. Over time, wooden ramps need to be maintained due to outside conditions and weather changes.
Folding ramps can be a good alternative for limited spaces. But you must consider the structure of the home and the foundation on which the house sits upon before making the choice.
The two options are vertical and incline lifts. The site location will determine what type of lift is best for you.
This can differ with platform size changes and use of ramps or pits. A standard wheelchair lift will take up 4.5'' x 5''.
A vertical lift can bear Up to 750 pounds weight.
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