The Importance of Mobility and Independence in your Home
Mobility and Independence are extremely precious things for those that have been injured, have a disability or are just getting older and are less mobile. A few simple steps become major obstacles posing a threat to safety as well as discomfort and worry. We had a customer struggling with navigating stairs into his home. We were asked to build a wheelchair access ramp in the garage to allow for easy and safe movement in and out of his house.
We had a couple of choices; build from scratch using wood or look at an ADA compliant prebuilt ramp. We collaborated with our partners at American Access Ramps to design, build and install a good looking, clean, and compliant metal ramp for our customer. This ramp is made from expanded aluminum which is slip resistant. The ramp is designed to meet the needs of someone in a wheelchair, walker or someone who is mobile but has challenges with navigating stairs. The ADA compliant design among other things, calculates the proper rise and run allowing for easy movement. The ramp is custom fit to the door threshold minimizing as many tripping hazards as possible. In the future, the ramp can be repositioned, moved to another location, repurposed, or sold giving the owners plenty of options that a ramp made of wood does not. The price is also very comparable to wood particularly when you consider the cost and availability of wood today as well as the cost of labor for construction. We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this project as is our customer.
Ace Handyman Services is pleased to be an official dealer of American Access Ramps, a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) certified manufacturer, here in the Fox Valley. Check out their solutions by clicking Here and give us a call today to learn more about how we can bring this solution to your homes and businesses.
I have been an active resident of the Fox Valley for more than 25 years. I have owned homes in Carpentersville, West Dundee and now Gilberts. Finding good, dependable, quality workers to help complete tasks and projects around the house has always been a real challenge and frustration.
I started Ace Handyman Services Fox Valley to fill the void and to become your trusted and helpful resource for jobs, big and small, around your home and business. We pride ourselves at being prompt and responsive, professional, clean, and reliable. Our goal is to create long-term customers by delighting them in the services we provide. We are here to help our community, friends, and neighbors by delivering the best handyman service through licensed, insured, and bonded craftsmen that take pride in their work and delivering value to our customers. We are so confident in our work that we back it with a 1-year guarantee on all services we perform.
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As a husband, father, working professional and a weekend warrior homeowner, my honey-do lists seemed to grow larger and larger with each passing hour, day, and week. As I got older, as my family changed and got more active my time became even more precious. Finding time, anytime, to work on tasks and projects around the house became nearly impossible. My honey-do list became more than one person can tackle.
Over the years, finding someone to help get tasks and projects done around the house was a lot harder than I had ever imagined. Finding a reliable, trustworthy, and responsive organization or person(s) was like searching for needles in a haystack. Sure, there are people out there who will do the work. Are they insured, bonded and capable of doing the work to the level of your expectations? I found that if I could get someone to respond, I could be squeezed in, added to, or scheduled in a time and day that always seemed inconvenient. I then often felt I needed to supervise and watch over the work that needed to be done as my level of trust was not aided by the appearance and professionalism of the workers. In the end, the amount of work finding, scheduling, and supervising the work to be done took almost as long as if I did the work myself.
I started Ace Handyman Services – Fox Valley to fill the void and become your trusted resource, Bringing Helpful to Your Home and Business. Our Craftsmen are licensed, bonded, and insured. They take great pride in their work. They are responsive, prompt, professional and reliable. We are so confident in our work that we offer a one-year guarantee on all the work that we do.