Wooden deck outside adapted house

Spacious wooden deck suitable for wheelchair users

User by patio furniture on deck
User by patio furniture on deck

Description
Wooden deck on accessible townhouse with built-in garden. The spacious deck connects the entrance from the street and the entrance to the house. A metal ramp leads from the deck to the entrance door and a wooden ramp to the entrance from the street. Part of the wooden deck is under a roof and is used as a dining area. This part can be heated with infrared heating elements installed under the roof. Opposite the house is a shed at the same level as the wooden deck.
Outlets for infrared heating and lighting are accessible to the user.

Made by
The user’s father-in-law

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2007

Patio with infrared heating
Patio with infrared heating
Ramp from patio to entrance door
Ramp from patio to entrance door
Wooden deck with storage
Wooden deck with storage

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Accessible storage
Accessible storage
Storage unit with additional open space under roof.
Storage shelf by patio
Storage shelf by patio
Practical wooden shelf makes it easy for a wheelchair user to set the table .

Tipsare: Magnus

The late M. lived in a house together with his wife and two children. He was working part time. He had a tetraplegia C6.