Ask JW: ADA Transitions in Synthetic Turf

The synthetic turf Industry has exploded over the last two decades and its faux green grass is being offered to many services. Landscape beautification, pet facilities, rooftop amenities, and indoor gyms are just a few that have taken advantage of synthetic turf for a “surface that can be of service”. With all the services that synthetic turf can provide, one must be aware of the egress within the system and create a smooth and safe transition to and from its surface. Creating and maintaining transitions in all areas that will be accessible is not only needed but is required by the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Ignoring crucial ADA requirements and specifications in your installation can be costly, especially when you must remove the entire installation due to half an inch. This month ASK JW will explain why ADA Transitions are crucial and how to keep your installations complaint.

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

 

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