Wheelchair lifts & elevators offer access solutions
People with with physical limitations using wheelchairs often face mobility issues in multi-level homes. Wheelchair lifts and home elevators offer solutions to those who would otherwise not be able to move between different levels of a home. If you need a wheelchair lift or home elevator in Michigan then Adaptive Environments can help. They offer a variety of wheelchair lifts (aka platform lifts) as well as home elevators that will make it easy for a handicapped personwheelchair user to move from one level to another.
There are two main types of wheelchair lifts: vertical and inclined. Vertical platform lifts move vertically and are ideal for providing access to a raised surface or floor level. They are often used for outside porch and/or deck access and also used in garages with different levels. They can be installed inside your home to prove floor-to-floor access. Inclined wheelchair lifts are designed to navigate a flight of stairs. An inclined platform lift can transport a wheelchair and passenger up or down a flight of stairs as it travels along a rail system that is mounted to the stairway. This a viable alternative to the home elevator since it requires minimal construction and can be attached to a variety of stair types. Platform lifts, whether vertical or inclined, are safe and easy to use and are suitable for indoor or outdoor applications.
Home elevators are another wonderful alternative to consider for providing easier access between floors. They are beneficial to all members of the household as well as guests. Apart from providing easy access between different levels of your home, home elevators also add to the value of your home as they add convenience and luxury.
If you are working with an architect on your new home design Adaptive Environments can assist you with drawings and plans and over 35 years of experience. If you have an existing home and are considering the addition of an elevator we can also help with that by determining your existing space and whether it is sufficient to accommodate your elevator and the best placement.