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Comparison of Ramp Types 
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1 ft.
2 ft.
3 ft.
    1 in.
    2 in.
    3 in.
Ramp Length (feet)
Recommended Rise (inches)
4 ft.
5 ft.
    4 in.
    5 in.
6 ft.
    6 in.
8 ft.
9 ft.
    8 in.
    9 in.
10 ft.
    10 in.
7 ft.
    7 in.
11 ft.
12 ft.
13 ft.
    11 in.
    12 in.
    13 in.
14 ft.
15 ft.
    14 in.
    15 in.
16 ft.
    16 in.
18 ft.
19 ft.
    18 in.
    19 in.
20 ft.
    20 in.
17 ft.
    17 in.
21 ft.
22 ft.
23 ft.
    21 in.
    22 in.
    23 in.
24 ft.
25 ft.
    24 in.
    25 in.
26 ft.
    26 in.
28 ft.
29 ft.
    28 in.
    29 in.
30 ft.
    30 in.
27 ft.
    27 in.

A Homeowner has a Choice of What type of Ramp to Use

Wood and concrete ramps are permanent structures and usually

require building permits

Modular ramps are temporary structures and usually do not require

building permits

Wood rots and needs to be painted

Permanent ramps can devalue your property

Modular ramps are easily removed for or reuse at a new location

      

Wood

Standard

Aluminum

Access4U

Aluminum

Building Permit

Generally Required

No Permit

No Permit

Appearance

Can blend in

Noticeable

Noticeable

Appearance Long Term

Deterioration with weather

and Use

Maintenance

Requires Regular

maintenance

None

None

Installation

2 days

2 hours

2 hours

ADA Guidelines

Usually  “No”

Designed to

Meet ADA 

YES

Warranty

Unknown

Varies

3 years

Slip Resistance

Mold will make it Slippery

Deterioration with weather 

Slip Resistant Deck

Slip Resistant Deck

Durablility

Subject to Decay

Will not rust

Will not rust

If you move

NO -

Costly Removal

Reinstall

at new location

Designed to

Meet ADA

Reinstall

at new location

Yes