The Importance of a Level Sidewalk
It cannot be overstressed how important it is for you to make sure you have a level sidewalk or walkway if you own or manage the publicly accessible property. If you find that you do not have a level sidewalk, you are out of ADA compliance and this can result in several unwelcome circumstances ranging from fines to human injury or both. Florida Sidewalk solutions are the professionals at helping repair your walkways so you can properly maintain a level sidewalk and be ADA compliant. read on to learn more about how we accomplish this, why it’s important to ensure compliance, and why it’s better to repair than replace.
ADA compliance is a set of rules set up in 1990 by the US government. These rules define criteria that account for the safety of any public walkway- such as height differentials, length and width of the panels, where railings need to be, the slope of ramps, when passing space must be used, and other similar measurement data. Though these rules wer eput in play mostly to ensure those with disabilities have safe passage, they also ensure the safety of anyone using them, Failure to meet the criteria can result in fines, and or people being hurt.
For most, their first thought might be to replace a sidewalk that has fallen out of compliance. However, with Florida Sidewalk solutions you won’t have to spend this much and can have us ensure you have a level sidewalk. When it comes to sidewalk and walkway leveling, removing trip hazards and making your sidewalk ADA compliant is extremely important. We take precise measurements to know exactly when to start and end a cut, ensuring that there is an ADA compliant slope of 1:12 on sidewalk panels and handicap accessible areas. With grinding, the slope is not planar, it becomes rough and pitted. Our patented technology makes cuts clean and precise at any angle. Trip hazards in hard-to-reach places will be eliminated without damage to nearby impediments!
Florida Sidewalk Solutions is the industry leader in not just technology and price. Our process will work with your budget while working to make your sidewalk or walkway ADA compliant. This is a win-win for you as you can eliminate trip and fall liability by ensuring your sidewalk is leveled and repaired properly. You are sure to save a lot by choosing us, so call us today at 954-514-7218.
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