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How to Make Your Multi-Story Commercial Building More Accessible with a Ramp System

Multi-story ramps can be an economical option for making buildings more accessible for people with disabilities. These ramps provide a safe and convenient access solution, allowing individuals using wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, etc. and those who would otherwise be unable to ascend or descend stairs the ability to move freely throughout the building. They can also be designed in various ways to blend into the overall architecture of the building. 

It's important to consider how much space is available before deciding what type of ramp will best suit your needs. In addition, safety features such as handrails should also be taken into account when selecting a multi-story ramp system. With proper planning and design, these ramps can help make any multi-story building more accessible and welcoming for people with disabilities.

Whether you’re looking to comply with ADA regulations or just provide an easier way for customers and staff alike to travel between floors, commercial ramp systems can be a great addition to any commercial space. Before installing one of these commercial ramp systems, there are a few important steps that should be taken in order to ensure the job is done properly.

First off, it’s important to do some research and know the code compliance requirements for commercial ramp systems in your particular area. Different locales have different rules regarding ramp installation and use, so it’s best to be familiar with them ahead of time. You’ll also want to consider the type of commercial ramp you’ll need. Depending on your building, different types of commercial ramps may be better suited for your needs. The dimensions and tread may be customizable to fit your setup and requirements. 

Once you have all the necessary information regarding code compliance, along with the tailored ramp specs you want, it’s time to decide who will install the commercial ramp system. Many commercial buildings require professionals who specialize in commercial ramp installation to do this job for liability and safety reasons. A professional is responsible for making sure that everything is installed properly and meets all code requirements as well as making sure it is safe and conforms to the manufacturer’s guidelines.

Finally, before any commercial ramp system is put into use, safety measures should be taken such as installing railings or guardrails. This will help ensure that the commercial ramp system is safe for use and can reduce the risk of potential accidents.

By taking these steps, you can help make your multi-story commercial building safe and accessible for everyone with a commercial ramp system. With careful research and planning, installing commercial ramps in your space can be a great way to provide easier access to all of its occupants and visitors.

Reach out to EZ-ACCESS® today for a custom quote on your multi-story ramp installation project. We have the extensive experience needed to make your project a success.

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