Building Codes


ADA Requirements for Ramps Located at www.access-board.gov 405 Ramps 405.1 General.  Ramps on accessible routes shall comply with 405. EXCEPTION: In assembly areas, aisle ramps adjacent to seating and not serving elements required to be on an accessible route shall not be required to comply with 405. 405.2 Slope.  Ramp runs shall have a running […]

ADA Requirements for Ramps


ADA Requirements for Doors, Doorways, and Gates Located at www.access-board.gov 404 Doors, Doorways, and Gates 404.1 General.  Doors, doorways, and gates that are part of an accessible route shall comply with 404. EXCEPTION:  Doors, doorways, and gates designed to be operated only by security personnel shall not be required to comply with 404.2.7, […]

ADA Requirements for Doors, Doorways, and Gates




505 Handrails Located at www.access-board.gov 505.1 General.  Handrails provided along walking surfaces complying with 403, required at ramps complying with 405, and required at stairs complying with 504 shall comply with 505. Advisory 505.1 General.  Handrails are required on ramp runs with a rise greater than 6 inches (150 mm) (see […]

ADA Requirements for Handrails


504 Stairways Located at www.access-board.gov   504.1 General.  Stairs shall comply with 504. 504.2 Treads and Risers.  All steps on a flight of stairs shall have uniform riser heights and uniform tread depths.  Risers shall be 4 inches (100 mm) high minimum and 7 inches (180 mm) high maximum.  Treads shall […]

ADA Requirements for Stairways




What are the differences between railing and fence? Knowledge of the design criteria of fencing and railing can help us determine which application is correct for which project. This is very important if you are sharing in a decision to buy a fence or guard railing for your project. For us […]

Differences between Railing and Fence