I have been working on making my home more wheelchair accessible. I added a DIY platform and a 3-foot suitcase ramp to my back door (6-inch threshold to sidewalk drop). I have also made free adjustments in the kitchen and elsewhere. A harder-to-fix problem has been wheelchair access using my front door. I have about… Continue reading Modular Aluminum Ramps Review
This is the last in a series of blogs that deal with my home built temporary/unattached platform and ramp at my side patio access door. This project allowed me to enjoy my morning coffee on my patio this morning! It sounds simple, but I had not been able to enjoy a breeze in my hair… Continue reading Outdoor Access! Part 3 – Ramp
Last time I detailed why I needed a platform and ramp built out my side door. I also listed the materials and tools we needed for the project. I recruited a son to help by doing the actual cutting, attaching, and painting labor needed. The rest of the household helped with the picking up materials… Continue reading Outdoor Access! Part 2 – Design & Build
Accessing my back patio had been between difficult and not possible for awhile. When I was getting around by cane and then rollator it took patience and sometimes help navigating my back door’s 6 inch step and closing the door behind me. When the step became too steep I required assistance. Then I became an… Continue reading Outdoor Access!