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Brave…What does that word really mean? I know what it means to me, because my friend and her family are great examples. I’ve heard one of my best friends talk about ALS for many years, but didn’t understand the extent of the disease until I started meeting people diagnosed with it through my business. There was a recent study put together by a university that looked for links to better […]

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How to Find a Good Accessibility Contractor in MN and WI

How to Find a Good Accessibility Contractor in MN and WI

The process of selecting a contractor for your accessibile remodeling project may seem intimidating. Watch as Carisa Rasumussen of Accessible Homes, LLC explains what to look for and how to make a wise choice.

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Safely and Correctly Installing Wheelchair Accessible Ramps

When installing a wheelchair accessible ramp at the entrance of your home, it must comply with ADA standards. Watch as Carissa Rasmussen of Accessible Homes, LLC discusses how to safely and correctly install ramps.

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The Importance of Engineering in Accessible Remodeling

Accessible home remodels often require structural changes where the expertise of an engineer is needed to keep occupants of the home safe, and get the job done correctly. This is particularly important when installing ceiling transfer systems and elevators. Watch this two minute video to learn why an engineer is necessary in many accessible remodeling projects.

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Making a Christmas Wish Come True for a Woman With Cancer

We have a great team at Accessible Homes. Our contractors and sub contractors really care about the community we serve. In December of 2012 we remodeled a home for a woman with stage four cancer. While our crew was at her home working, they noticed that her deck wasn’t accessible or safe. Within a matter of hours our project manager and sub contractors assembled a crew to come out and build her a […]

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Grab Bars: Who Are They For Anyway?

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“I don’t want grab bars in my house!” We have heard this so many times while doing accessible home remodeling (particularly bathrooms) in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Western Wisconsin. Often people who have little or no grasp with their hands, or people who have a Personal Care Attendant helping with transfers, don’t want grab bars in the bathroom. Some think grab bars will make their home look uninviting and institutional […]

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The Benefits of Using an Accessibility Specialist

The Benefits of Using an Accessibility Specialist

If you have a disability and need to modify your home or apartment, utilize an accessibility specialist to make the process go more smoothly. Watch as Carisa Rasmussen of Accessible Homes explains what an accessibility specialist is, and the benefits of using one during home modifications in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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