Barrier Free Solutions
At Barrier Free Plus, Inc., we understand how important it is for handicapped persons to be able to get around and perform everyday functions in a safe and comfortable manner. We specialize in the installation of barrier free structures as well as devices designed to make your life easier. From ramps, environmental control systems and automated doors, to cabinets, rails and bathroom fixtures, we are experienced at providing what it takes to create the quality of life that many take for granted.
Our experienced & dedicated team of professionals have been serving our friends in Southeastern Michigan for over 15 years.
From start to finish attention to detail is of the essence when design and description are concerned. As insurance repair specialists, we have the unique insight required to address the protocols set forth by the physical therapist. From detailed designs to specification writing, our estimates are clear, concise, and every project we undertake is given the utmost in individual attention.
Using the toilet, showering, bathing, washing your hands, or brushing your teeth should not be a challenge. Your bathroom should be designed and setup for ease of use and maximum accessibility. Barrier Free Plus, Inc. incorporates accessibility products that are compliant with ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). From accessibility assisted living bathtubs, shower seats, shower pans, wheelchair showers, shower grab bars, shower accessories, toilet area grab bars and other helpful bathroom products.
To assist in mobility and accessibility, Barrier Free Plus, Inc. offers custom design and construction of indoor and outdoor handicap accessible ramps for the disabled. Our wheelchair ramps are designed and built to standards that are set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Our goal is to ensure greater mobility and independence for the elderly or disabled. We make it easy to get in and out of the home or commercial space in order to enjoy improved mobility and enhanced safety with ADA compliant wheelchair ramps from National Ramp. Wheelchair ramps are the leading way to gain access and freedom to your home. You or your loved ones will enjoy an increased quality of life with a handicap accessible ramp expertly installed by Barrier Free Plus, Inc. ADA compliant wheelchair ramps offer you and your loved ones the freedom of traveling inside, out of, or around the house with a wheelchair, scooter, power chair or walker.
We offer the installation of a wide range of products for wheelchair accessible kitchens. Form accessible cabinets, accessible shelving, appliance lifts, worktop lifts and accessible kitchen sinks and faucets, Barrier Free Plus, Inc. can make life easier in the kitchen for those who use a wheelchair to get around the home.
Stairlifts offer accessibility to multiple levels of your home while ensuring your safety as well as convenience. If you have difficulty using stairs, or use a wheelchair or mobility scooter, then a residential lift may be the solution. Stairlifts can be adapted to fit straight and curved staircases.
Residential vertical platform lifts offer a safe and convenient way to enter and exit your home. These lifts can be a great alternative to ramps when space is limited. Barrier Free Plus also offers ceiling mounted or free standing lifts that can help your loved one have a safe transfer. Finally, whether you are building a new home or trying to stay in your multi-level home a residential elevator may be the answer.
Overhead ceiling lifts help with individual and patient transfers between beds, chairs, bathrooms, and help prevent injuries to all involved. These lifts can protect the safety, comfort, and dignity of patients and caregivers. We offer fixed ceiling lifts, freestanding and portable ceiling lifts as well. Our overhead patient lifts can be mounted to the ceiling, walls, or be freestanding. These devices are ideal for helping transport people along fixed pathways. Our patient ceiling lifts offer a terrific option to overcome mobility barriers while also keeping floor space free. Because we place high priority on convenience and safety, we ensure that our patient lifts are easy to use, safe, and smooth. We customize your ceiling lift to your home and your needs so that you can enjoy your home and your life. Fixed Ceiling Lifts Fixed ceiling lifts utilize a rail system that can be installed to allow easy transfer between rooms. These types of lift systems allow for more weight, manual traversing, height based on your ceiling, and soft start and stop. Freestanding and portable ceiling lifts are portable, allow for weight capacities that accommodate the majority of people, are lightweight, and allow for a variety of heights. Portable Lifts Besides the fixed overhead patient lifts that we install and service, we also offer portable lifts that utilize a crane-like lifting arm to manually or automatically assist transfers. They can easily be moved room to room or even location to location, thanks to the wheeled base and their light weight.
Residential elevators offer a safe and convenient way to travel between the floors of your home. These can be a great alternative to ramps or stairlifts when space is limited. Barrier Free Plus provides residential elevators that are not only affordable, but are also tailored and customized to fit your specific needs. There are two main types of residential elevators available, cable driven or hydraulic. Battery back-ups are usually installed as well so that usage remains during power outages or emergencies. We offer elevators in a variety of styles and can be customized with a variety of flooring, wall, and lighting options. All are dependable, affordable, and space-saving. Our elevators combine a unique blend of visual aesthetics and functionality. We offer enhanced safety and security features, easy-to-use controls, multiple customization options, durable designs, and improved energy efficiency.
Barrier Free Plus, Inc. installs wide doorways with automated units that open a door when activated. These low energy devices can be activated in a variety of ways including handheld, post mounted and wall mounted. They can also be remote controlled, mounted to a wheelchair, setup a wall push pad, or have them operated by an app on a mobile device. Automated doors provide access to individuals that require the assistance of walkers, crutches and wheelchairs. They are also convenient for people carrying packages or pushing strollers. An automatic door opener is an electronic and/or pneumatic device that can be installed on the existing doors of a home or office. They are used to automatically operate doors by people with disabilities, the elderly, and more. These systems could be used for swing doors (inswing and outswign) as well sliding doors . These devices also allow for doors to continue to be secured and opened/closed manually as well. There are a variety of options when it comes to automatic door openers. We install sensor, touch, remote control, and combination style. Sensor type utilize motion-detecting sensors to open or close doors, and is often the most common type used in commercial settings and us infrared-motion sensors. Touch automatic door openers use a wall-mounted switch or panel to automatically open a door and are often used in public places. Remote control type openers quite obviously use a remote control to open or close doors. Sometimes, combination-type systems are utilized, which combine a variety of the above.
ECU’s are sophisticated and user friendly electronic devices that allow voice, remote control and switch activated controls for the disabled. Environmental control units allow people with mobility issues and impairments to operate electronic devices such as televisions, telephones, lights, appliances, electric beds, IBM compatible personal computers, home entertainment systems and thermostats. Typically, the user of an ECU controls their system using a mobile device or switch, all matched to their physical ability. If a person is not able to physical use a device, speech recognition (think Alexa) and other input methods are also available. These devices are also quite helpful to caregivers, as temperature, lighting, and other aspects of living can all be controlled by the patient or individual. This allows life to continue even if no help is available. ECU’s have numerous advantages, including: Freedom to control surroundings Control of electronics (TVs, radios, etc.) Control of thermostats for heating and cooling Opening and closing doors Bed Control Phone Usage Ability to play games Ability to access the Internet We can install professional-grade door openers for disabled access. These openers can open, pause, or close doors automatically. They can be remote controlled, mounted to a wheelchair, setup a wall push pad, or have them operated by an app on a mobile device. We also install devices that allow for the control and communication with thermostats, lighting, and virtually all electronic devices. With so many available options and input methods, we can accommodate the needs of a wide range of individuals.