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Wheelchair Ramps in St. Louis
“How do I get in my home with stairs?”, is a question we hear quite often. Until a medical event or injury occurs, we seldom even notice the number of steps into our homes. But these steps are the biggest obstacles in staying safely in your own home – and – it’s the primary way to assess the necessary length of your particular ramp.
Many homes in St Louis set up three to five feet off the ground. Particularly, within the City of St Louis, you see a great deal of homes with concrete steps that lead up to a porch. This is a typical city home, with a big front porch – which is nice to sit and relax – but difficult to access because of all the steps! In these situations we may need a very long ramp, or look for an alternative entrance/exit from the home.
Promise Home Works
Wheelchair Ramp Reviews
Our Wheelchair Ramp Installation Process
Dimensions: The length of the ramp is customizable to the home
Weight Capacity: 750 lbs
Warranty: Three-year warranty
Home Assessment: Our certified home assessment professionals will come out and review the specifics of your home and outline the various options.
Turn Around Time: Since we have all the ramp parts and pieces in stock in our warehouse, we can install a ramp quicker than anyone in St Louis. Depending on our workload, we can have your ramp installed in as little a couple days – but in almost every situation – within a week.
Benefits of Wheelchair Ramps
- Fall prevention
- Stability when stepping into the tub or shower
- Stability when walking through an area with a tripping hazard, a threshold, a short step, an entranceway, etc.
- Make people feel safe and comfortable when getting in and out of their homes
- Allow people to remain living in their homes
- Provide caregivers with an easy and less stressful way of helping people to get in and out of their homes
- Provide home access for those who use wheelchairs, electric chairs, walkers or canes or who just have issues with mobility when it comes to stepping up and down their external stairs or steep inclines
Wheelchair Ramp Basics
Steel ramps – very much like the aluminum – are free standing.
Wooden ramps can be structured exactly like the aluminum – or – they can be built like you would a deck; with treated wood or composite. If a customer prefers a wood deck ramp, we pull all the necessary permits and do all the necessary drawing. Typically, a “modular ramp” requires no permits.
Cement ramps are very similar to pouring a sidewalk. In most cases, this would be for commercial use, but every customer has different requirements.
Portable, folding ramps that you take with you on-the-go, can be ordered in various lengths and configurations. We are a dealer for several portable ramp manufacturers.
We have an aluminum ramp rental program for those customers only needing a ramp for as little as three months.