The American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 dramatically changed our legal attitudes toward the physically challenged. Among the laws enacted was the requirement for wheelchair accessibility at many public facilities and businesses, mostly by way of wheelchair ramps. Do you know how to build one of these ramps to ADA specifications? Take our quiz, and learn more about how to build a proper wheelchair ramp.
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Even the roof over your head can confer social benefits. By reducing the heat radiated into the atmosphere and helping to insulate your home, a cooler roof can benefit the environment as a whole.
Green homes have come a long way from the prototypes (and stereotypes) of the early days. Now you can find eco-friendly architecture that is as attractive as it is comfortable.