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Which Types of Access Ramps are Best for Home Use?

by Isabel Blamey Professional writer

Before going to buy access ramps for homes, you should explore top-rated types of ramps. Go through this article to learn about these types.

Do you have aged or differently able members in your family? If yes, it would be better for you to install wheelchair ramps at your home. Most homes include stairs and people having limited accessibility may navigate the ups and downs of daily living and get them to where they want to go. Instead of making certain areas of your home difficult to reach, the ramp will make the accessibility easier, safer, and less time-consuming. It will make life much easier. When you are looking to buy ramps for home use, you need to learn about the different types of ramps available in the market.

1. Roll-A-Ramp

Roll-A-Ramp is one of the most durable residential ramps. Earlier, it was used only with vehicles. Time has changed; now this type of ramp is widely used at homes. This is a superior quality ramp that can be used for any purpose. This sturdy product is fabricated from a strong 6061 Aircraft Quality Anodized Aluminum. It supports up to 2,000 lbs of distributed weight. Roll-A-Ramp is able to accommodate all the brands of manual or electrical wheelchairs. This ramp is flexible and you can install it easily, at any time, anyplace.

2. Mini-Fold & Bi-Fold Ramp

Many people are suffering from a space problem. Are you one of these people? Then, the folded ramp is the best option for you. Its construction is much like manual roll-a-ramp. However, it is endowed with power options of a pendant cord or wireless remote. Both mini and multi-fold ramps have a number of benefits, such as:

  • Light-weight
  • Built-in Traction Control
  • Slotted for Moisture Drainage
  • Aluminum Finishing
  • Good for Indoor and Outdoor Use
  • Slip-Resistant
  • Easy to Install
  • Less Maintenance

These sleek ramps have an appealing design and can be installed easily without anyone’s help.

3. Bariatric Single Fold Ramps

This single-fold ramp is lightweight, easy to use, and install. It is able to weigh about 10-24 pounds depending on the size. You can fold it in half and carry it like a suitcase. It has a full platform that makes the ramp stable and slip-resistant. Whenever you are buying wheelchair ramps for home, make sure the ramps are slip-resistant. It will help you prevent accidents and similar other unpleasant incidents.

4. PVI Bariatric Multi-Fold Ramp

This ramp is available in 4 lengths. It can be 5 to 8 feet long. It is able to contain up to 800 lbs. It has a joint hinge at the center, which eliminates pinch points and escalates strength. A closure strap joins the ramp panels together. It also contains an anti-slip high traction surface and durable welded construction.

5. Threshold Ramp

Threshold ramps are also anti-resistant and it is ideal for indoor and outdoor use. This type of ramps for home use provides a safe and flexible ground to get down or up with a wheelchair or other mobility device. This tool is really beneficial for sliding glass doors as it does not interfere with the door tracks.

These are the top-rated residential wheelchair ramps. Choose one that meets your requirements.

Author Bio

The Author is an interior designer and a passionate blogger. She prefers including ramp installation in her home designs. She also pens down blogs on the utility of ramps for home use and, vehicle ramps, wheelchair ramps for homes, etc.


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About Isabel Blamey Senior   Professional writer

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Created on Jan 28th 2020 04:10. Viewed 184 times.

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