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ADA Accessibility Laws

The Americans with Disabilities Act (or ADA for short) is a law signed in 1990 by President Bush in an effort to protect the civil rights of the disabled. It was crafted with a similar nod to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which proclaimed it illegal to discriminate against anyone for race, religion, sex,… Read more »

Complying with the ADA: How to Make Sure Your Business is Accessible

The ADA is short for the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by then-President Bush back in 1990. It was crafted to protect the civil rights of those with disabilities — similar to the rights protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (this act made it illegal to discriminate against anyone due to… Read more »

Residential & Commercial Uses of Wheel Chair Lifts

Wheel chair lifts are pretty straightforward: they accommodate people in wheel chairs in multi-story commercial and residential buildings. Sometimes, especially in the case of high rises where ramps are not possible, lifts are necessary to get people up several stories. Many residential homes were not built with the capacity to incorporate ramps structurally, but the… Read more »

How Elevators and Mowrey Can be ADA-Compliant

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was signed into law in 1990 by then-President Bush. In a nutshell, it provided the protection of civil rights to those with disabilities similar to the rights afforded by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national… Read more »