Disability Safety: Keeping Your Home Secure

Being disabled or elderly can often make it difficult to navigate around your own home. Accessibility and mobility become difficult, and you become prone to more accidents in your bathroom, on the stairs or even at your front door. Besides installing our assistive technology products in your home such as wheelchair lifts, platforms and ramps, [...]

Assistive Technology for Kids, Adults and Elders

Technology rules our society. It is the very foundation that allows us to thrive and continue to find new ways to make living a whole lot easier. Assistive technology is the type of technology that helps the physically disabled. From self-driving cars to learning mobile apps, assistive technology helps the physically and mentally disabled make [...]

Ice Melt for your Aluminum Ramp

Probably one of the most asked questions during this time of year is, "What can I put on my ramp to melt snow and ice that won't harm the surface?"  First, here is what you shouldn't use; rock salt or any calcium chloride ice melt.  Not only will calcium effect the surface of the ramp [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00 January 14th, 2015|Assistive Technology, Disability, DisAbility Solutions, Support, Tips|0 Comments

Need a Lift?

We love ramps. Ramps are in our blood and in our company’s name, EZ Rampz/Mobility Solutions.  But we’re all about products that help provide mobility freedom for our clients in Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Maryland, so we also recognize the benefits of vertical platform lifts. For people who have trouble [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:33+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Assistive Technology, DisAbility Solutions, Support|0 Comments

Platforms Are for More than Just Dancing

Previously, we talked about the slope of a ramp and how simply placing a sheet of plywood at your door and letting it fall to the ground isn’t exactly your best bet. Today, we want to talk to you about the importance of platforms – no, I’m not talking about a stage for you to [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:34+00:00 February 5th, 2014|Assistive Technology, DisAbility Solutions, Support|0 Comments

When a Ramp is Not Enough

Here are some basic facts for you: Just over 6.8 million people in America use some sort of device to assist them with their mobility. 1.7 million of these Americans use a wheelchair. Of the wheelchair users, roughly 90% are using a manual wheelchair. For many of these folks, their mobility issue is the result [...]

Size Does Matter

We’ve all heard the saying, “Size doesn’t matter," but in reality it does.  Now get your mind out of the gutter; we definitely weren't talking about that!  Here in the ramp world we know size is critical to building the best ramp possible. As we travel through Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and [...]

By | 2017-02-13T17:42:34+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Assistive Technology, Disability, DisAbility Solutions|0 Comments