All You Need To Know About Wheelchair Ramps
If you are considering the need for a mobility ramp to keep you moving or to transport your scooter or wheelchair down from a truck or minivan. It is advisable to find as much information as you can on the types of ramps available. You can find the best portable wheelchair ramps on the Internet.
Determining what height or obstacle you are trying to negotiate will help you to decide which style of ramp works best for you. How wide and heavy is your wheelchair or scooter? Answering these questions will assist in narrowing down the choices and finding a ramp that works best for your needs.
Threshold ramps are designed for doorways, sliding glass doors, and raised landings. They allow for easier wheelchair movement within or outside of your home. These ramps can be installed permanently or moved around as necessary. These are generally smaller in size and fairly inexpensive.
Roll up ramps is a good choice for someone who needs an easily transportable ramp. They are designed with hinges and usually made with aluminum, it is easy to roll up and light enough to carry anywhere.
Some ramps are of a fixed size and some allow for extension of up to 8 feet or more.