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How to Save Money with a Sales Tax Exemption for Home Medical Equipment

Armando Carillo Blog, Education

Because home accessibility is so important to healthy living, many states provide a sales tax exemption for durable medical equipment including stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, wheelchair lifts, overhead ceiling lifts and many other useful equipment. This can save you money if you understand how it works. Sales tax for many states is between 5% and 12% based on where you …

Wheelchair Lift vs Modular Wheelchair Ramp: What’s Right for You?

Armando Carillo Blog, Education

Both a vertical platform lift (VPL) and a modular wheelchair ramp are ideal solutions that grant a user home accessibility. There are various factors to consider between these two durable medical equipment options. This side-by-side comparison should help steer you in the right direction. Factors VPL Modular Wheelchair Ramp This comparison serves as a guide and Accessible Systems highly recommends …

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Bruno Stair Lift Works During Massive Texas Power Outage

Armando Carillo Blog, News

Much of Texas is facing the biggest power outage in the state’s history in over 40 years. Texans are battling freezing temperatures and we’ve heard stories of some people stepping into their cars for momentary heat relief. For anyone that relies on mobility equipment to move around within their home, not having power can be a huge inconvenience and health …

A Bruno straight stair lift installed at Accessible System's Denver, Colorado showroom

Do Stair Lifts Damage Stairs or the Wall?

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Many people with physical disabilities or mobility challenges hesitate installing a stair lift because they think stair lifts damage stairs or the wall in their home. There is a myth that stair lifts are attached to the wall and that when it comes time to remove them, they damage the wall. The truth is that a stair lift does not …

An aluminum wheelchair ramp, modular ramp, installed at a dallas texas veteran's home

Aluminum Wheelchair Ramp in Dallas, Texas for Veteran

Nathan Colburn Projects, Wheelchair Ramps

Our team is always honored to be asked to do a home modification for a Veteran. Living with diabetes is hard. When the disease made amputating her husband’s foot necessary, a Dallas wife called our team and asked for help to get him a ramp. She needed an easy way to get him out of their home to go to appointments and to make every day living easier. Installing a metal wheelchair ramp in front of their Dallas, Texas was the best solution. Now he is able to come and go as he pleases and they both have peace of mind.

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Couple in Dallas, Texas Needs Curved Stairlift

Nathan Colburn Curved Stair Lifts, Projects

When a husband and wife from Dallas found themselves unable to get up the staircase of their home, they knew they needed a solution. Having experienced one fall and the extensive recovery time, this couple reached out to Accessible Systems for a free in-home accessibility consultation. A curved stairlift by Bruno was the answer and now that it’s installed they are able to go up and down stairs in their home without fear of another fall!

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Metal Ramp for Wheelchair is Perfect Solution for Amputee

Nathan Colburn Projects, Wheelchair Ramps

After an ATV accident two years ago, our client lost his right leg. Not being the type of guy to slow down, he asked neighbors to build him a ramp in the garage before he left the rehabilitation facility. The wheelchair ramp they built worked well for a while but a near tumble in his wheelchair off the side of the homemade ramp lead him to call the Dallas Accessible Systems team to see what the options were for a more formal solution. A quick rearrange of the garage and a modular metal ramp later, this Arlington, Texas client is ready to get back to doing the things he loves. As an added bonus, his teenage grandsons think his wheelchair ramp is a pretty cool tool to use to practice their skateboarding tricks.

5 Home Accessibility Fails to avoid

5 Unbelievable Home Accessibility Fails

Nathan Colburn Articles, Newsletter

As we work with homeowners with physical disabilities, we see many accessibility fails that were made by contractors or other companies that just don’t meet ADA requirements. Some of these mobility equipment installations and home modifications are unfortunately unusable for the homeowner and result in even more headache and inaccessibility than before they were installed. Working with an accessibility provider …

Accessible Systems Welcomes Dallas Based Rehab Outfitters

Nathan Colburn News

Accessible Systems Welcomes Dallas Based Rehab Outfitters Dallas, Texas, July 9, 2019 Accessible Systems of Dallas has announced that they have merged with Rehab Outfitters. This new partnership allows Accessible Systems to expand its service offerings throughout Texas to stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, and wheelchair ramps, overhead ceiling lifts and lift and transfer systems. These systems help a homeowner move throughout …