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October 14, 2023
17 min read

A Consumer’s Guide to Accessible Wheelchair Ramps

Welcome to this comprehensive Buyer’s Guide on Residential Ramps, brought to you by Mobility123, your trusted experts in home accessibility solutions. Choosing the right accessibility option for your home is a critical decision that involves a multitude of factors ranging from practicality and aesthetics to regulations and cost. Whether you are weighing the benefits of modular versus wooden stick-built ramps, pondering the optimal slope, or considering space-efficient alternatives like wheelchair lifts, this guide has got you covered.In this guide, you will discover the pros and cons of modular ramps compared to wooden stick-built ramps, recommendations for slope incline aligned with ADA guidelines, insights into the aesthetic implications of both ramp types, information on installation timelines and overall costs, and a thorough look at wheelchair lifts as an alternative. By the end of this guide, you will be equipped with the knowledge to make an informed choice tailored to your unique needs.

July 13, 2023
5 min read

Savaria V-1504 Platform Lift: A Detailed Planning Guide

This comprehensive technical planning guide offers a complete reference for architects, engineers, contractors and lift professionals to properly install a Savaria V1504 vertical platform lift. It provides detailed specifications including 750 lb weight capacity, 23 ft maximum travel, fpm nominal speed, and operating temperatures from -20°F to 122°F. The guide covers critical site construction details like floor loading (3,200 lbs), wall pull-out force (472 lb per bolt), and outdoor reinforced concrete slab requirements. Hoistway requirements per ASME code and clearances are also addressed. Electrical specifications cover 120VAC, 20A power with lighting, GFCI outlet and additional circuits for doors and ventilation. Entrance configuration notes smooth solid 42″ high gates above top landing and fascia panel installation. With full-scale drawings, equipment measurements, code references, and technical specifications, this guide serves as an indispensable resource for compliant V1504 planning and installation. Always reference Savaria for the latest documentation and drawings before starting any lift project. Following the recommendations in this guide helps ensure safe, long-lasting V1504 access for mobility-impaired users.

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June 16, 2023
7 min read

Exploring Alternatives to Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators in New Jersey

Explore high-quality alternatives to pneumatic vacuum elevators (PVE) in New Jersey. With changes in the state’s elevator code, solutions like the Savaria Vuelift and homelifts such as Stiltz, Symmetry Shaftless Elevator, and Savaria Telecab stand out as top choices. These elevators enhance home value, improve mobility, and adhere to the new regulations. Professional installation and maintenance services by companies like Mobility123 ensure seamless integration and long-term service.