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Handicap Railings Requirements and Specifications

on July 24, 2017
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Handicap railings help people with limited physical ability to safely move around a property. These railings are usually installed in bathrooms, hallways, ramps, etc. Without these railings, people with limited mobility are likely to hurt themselves. Handicap railings are designed to provide the right amount of support to everyone who needs it.

Handicap Grab Bars Installation: A Quick Guide

on January 12, 2017
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Bathrooms can be hazardous for people with disabilities and limited mobility. Such individuals are often injured when they try to step out of the bathtub or shower and slip. Handicap grab bars can help you avoid accidents. These bars can bear 250 pounds of weight and if they’re installed correctly, they’ll offer solid support. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend that you follow the steps mentioned below carefully to ensure the bars are securely installed.

The Importance of Having Handicap Ramps in Boston

on August 10, 2016
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It’s easy to ignore the needs of the less physically able people of our society. Very few property owners have to go that extra mile and spend money on handicap support systems and installations. They don’t install ramps that can provide easy access to people in wheelchairs.

Unfortunately, this can cause considerable amount of stress and embarrassment to people with those disabilities. At Boston Ironworks, we strongly believe that every building, especially public buildings, should have handicap ramps because:

Bathroom Grab Bars Installation Guide

on June 15, 2016
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Bathroom grab bars are essential if you want to create a disabled-friendly bathroom. They offer people with physical disabilities and mobility problems to use the bathroom facilities safely and avoid injury. You need to install sturdy and resilient grab bars that would withstand pressure and weight and offer people a secure grip.

While the bar itself should be well-made and strong, the handicap railings installation is the key. If the bar isn’t installed properly, it won’t handle the pressure and will come off the wall. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you follow the steps listed below to install it securely.