Entry Way Access – Ready access between your home and the community boosts your safety, security, and independence. Ramps, stair lifts, handrails, curb cuts, and sidewalks are the basic elements to make an entry way accessible.
But careful design of these elements can affect your satisfaction with the changes. With knowledgeable design, the final built product will be be safe, easy to use, aesthetic, easy to maintain, and able to serve multiple functions. Improvements can be beneficial for many uses and many users.
Ramps, as shown in these two photos on the immediate right, are an example of the multi-function design concept. When ramps replace stairs, people with walkers, carts, baby strollers, bikes, and rolling luggage can all appreciate the convenience.