Links to Products and Resources

Welcome to the “Links to Products and Resources”. This page is dedicated to those companies who are also featured in the Resource Directory of the CHER®.  We hope that you will support these companies by taking the time to see what they have to offer.  Additional information regarding these companies and their products and/or services and, in most cases, images of their products is available with a free CHER® account. Learn more about the CHER® or sign up here.  This list is provided for the convenience of our visitors and Specialized Home Design, Inc. (SHD) does not guarantee or endorse these companies and their products and/or services.

For ease in locating a company, the companies are listed in alphabetical order.


Access4U, Inc.

Access4U, Inc. manufactures modular wheelchair ramps, folding wheelchair ramps and mini ramps for people who want to live at home. All Access4U ramps are built to last in the USA.


 

AccessAbility Home Modifications

AccessAbility Home Modifications promotes safety, independence and accessibility within your home by assessing the clients' individual needs to remove barriers within the home and allow access to essential areas of daily living through home modifications. Examples include: installing wheelchair ramps, step-in or wheelchair accessible showers, stair and wheelchair lifts, kitchen modifications, widen doorways and remove thresholds.

 


Access Designs, Inc. - TubcuT

The TubcuT converts an existing bathtub into a walk-in shower. The TubcuT provides a custom, seamless installation giving the bathtub a factory appearance. The TubcuT may be installed in any bathtub type, fiberglass, steel, cast iron, and even tiled front, deck mounted tubs are no problem. The product comes with a lifetime warranty.


Accessible Renovations, Inc.

Accessible Renovations is designed to be flexible enough to handle any size of project, and, specializes in installing grab bars, door widening, overhead patient lift systems, ramps, wheelchair lifts, kitchens, bathrooms, room additions, whole house remodels, new home construction, small to large commercial projects, etc.

 


Adaptive Environments

Adaptive Environments specializes in the sales, installation and service of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators and overhead patient transfer devices. Serving Michigan for over 25 years.


Airway Oxygen

Airway Oxygen is a privately owned, community based, Home Medical Equipment Supplier, providing excellence in quality and personalized service. Ambulatory Aids, Bath Safety, Power/Manual Wheelchairs, Transfer Aids, Beds, Recreation Equipment and much more to meet all your Home Medical Equipment needs.


Amramp

This is America’s leading wheelchair ramp. Amramp provides quality wheelchair ramps, with safety top of mind. The surface of Amramp’s wheelchair ramps have a unique design which helps reduce the possibility of a slip and fall. The ramp surface is grated to allow rain and snow to pass through. Wheelchair ramps from Amramp can be installed in as little as one day and are sure to last for many years. Amramp is a national provider of wheelchair ramps and portable roll-in showers designed for people who use wheelchairs. Amramp also provides lift-systems for wheelchair users for the inside and/or outside of the home environment.


Aquila Corporation

Aquila manufactures wheelchair cushion systems. Every cushion system Aquila makes is custom made to address the individual's specific physical characteristics to ensure maximum effectiveness. Any size cushion can be made including bariatric sizes for supporting weights in excess of 400 lbs.


CareLinc Medical

Certified assistive technology professionals provide assessments for mobility and home, to optimize independence. Servicing Michigan with 16 locations.


Clock Mobility

A great resource for high quality vehicle modifications and accessible rental vans. Clock Mobility is one of the premier vehicle modifiers in the state of Michigan with 3 locations to serve you. Clock Mobility modifies not only automobiles but also RV's, off-road recreational vehicles, farm tractors and implements and more.

 


CyberPT - Your online Physical Therapy Resource

(CyberPT.com) is the first end-to-end comprehensive Internet physical therapy resource connecting consumers and health professionals to the physical therapy community.


Discount Spas Direct

Discount Spas has the most extensive list of low price guaranteed discounted hot tubs, spas, saunas and swimming pool packages available on the internet today!

 


DreamMaker

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Greater Grand Rapids is a full-service, award-winning remodeling company with experience in safe bathing, as well as helping homeowners stay in their homes as long as possible. With our in-house technicians and a lovely accessible design center, we take you from design to finish, beautifully.

 

 


Easy Stand

Altimate Medical, Inc.(Easy Stand) is the manufacturer of standing frames for kids and adults who use wheelchairs for mobility. The greatest health benefits of standing come from having a standing device in the home that can be used on a day-to-day basis. Altimate Medical’s standers come with casters for easy movement and are available with numerous options to meet a person’s specific needs.


EHLS - (Extended Home Living Services)

Since 1991, EHLS  has helped thousands of people successfully remain in their homes by creating accessible, barrier free environments. Today EHLS is the number one source for lifts and accessibility modifications in the Northeastern Illinois area and is one of the largest in the United States.

 


Enable Me

This is a full service provider of accessible products nationwide with a network of experienced contractors and medical providers that can design, install, and service aids to daily living. Working only with high-quality products and certified contractors, Enable Me makes home accessibility simple, durable, and attractive.


EZ-ACCESS®

Is a division of HPI, designs, manufactures and markets quality Portable and Modular ramps and personal care accessories to the health care industry. Visit www.ezaccess.com.


Freedom Innovations, Inc.

Presents FreedomWand® Toilet Aid, a 4-in-1 Personal Hygiene Device! Can’t reach? Difficulty performing daily hygiene tasks? Ready to be independent in the bathroom? Finally, a personal hygiene device that is user friendly, multi-length, multi-purpose, discrete, and portable. A product that gives you your dignity and independence back!


Fresh Start Transitions, LLC

Fresh Start has been helping senior adults in the Charlotte, NC area since 2005. They are a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Company providing home safety assessments, modification, and organization services for aging homeowners, caregivers and people with special disabilities. They specialize in creating modifications to your home for safety and comfort while also adding beauty and value.


 GE Consumer & Industrial's Appliances Division

GE manufactures and sells a line of ADA Appliances for the home. Including: refrigerators, freezers, ranges, dishwashers, washing machines/dryers, microwave ovens, speed cooking ovens, room air conditioners, and water filtration, softening and heating systems. In addition, the business offers the largest manufacturer's service organization in the appliances industry.


Generac Power Systems

Generac Power Systems is the first to engineer affordable home standby generators, along with the first engine developed specifically for the rigors of generator use. Unlike other generator manufacturers, power generation is Generac's sole focus, with the widest range of power products in the marketplace.


Great Grabz

Great Grabz has decorative ADA compliant grab bars have the strength, safety and stability of a traditional grab bar, without the institutional look. They have a variety of ADA grab-bar lines, that all come in various sizes and styles.

 

 


GreenWay Building Services, Inc. (new website coming soon)

GreenWay has 36 years of experience behind its environmentally-friendly and customer-centric building practices. GreenWay Building Services, Inc. specializes in residential design and layout, supply and installation of Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) and Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) and has experience in designing universal design, aging in place design, and green design.


Health Partners, Inc. Homecare

Health Partners, Inc. specializes in serving people with brain injuries and/or spinal cord injuries. Health Partners, Inc. has experts regarding patient benefits and rights under the Michigan No-Fault Automobile Law. Health Partners, Inc. offers family members full employment with training, insurance benefits, supervision and respite care where they desire to be a caregiver for their loved ones who have been injured in an automobile accident.


 

The Home & Building Association of Greater Grand Rapids (HBAGGR) is a professional trade non-profit organization. Today, the HBAGGR has nearly 500 company members. Roughly one third of these are contractors who hold a builder's license with the State of Michigan, and the remaining companies are suppliers who provide products and services to the building industry. Within NAHB, the HBAGGR ranks just over 100th by size out of 850 state and local associations around the country. Within the Michigan Association of Home Builders (MAHB), the HBAGGR ranks 2nd in size out of 35 local associations in Michigan.

 


Kohler Co.

Kohler Co. has been improving the lives of its customers with exceptional products and services since 1873. As the recognized leader in kitchen and bath design, their diversity of products continually sets new standards in design, craftsmanship and innovation tied together by a single level of quality. For generations, Kohler has led the industry with functional, stylish solutions for the bathroom including products for aging-in-place and accessibility.


KR Specialties, Inc

Control water spillage, help prevent falls, and reduce facility liability and maintenance with the Collapsible Dam by KR Specialties, Inc. The Collapsible Dam is designed specifically for all types of barrier-free, curbless showers that require water control and collapses easily by foot or wheelchair.

 


Life Access

Life Access is a full service company focused on providing individuals and families the convenience of complete accessibility and mobility. Life Access assesses and helps educate the needs of the aging and disabled by providing them access to over 4000 products. Life Access also offers home modifications and remodeling options.


Lottus Designs/Seating Solutions

Seating Solutions has North Florida's only outpatient occupational therapists specializing in wheelchair mobility & seating equipment, assistive technologies, specialty durable medical equipment. 

Lottus Designs is a new division of Seating Solutions that specializes in the home modification aspect to help individuals with physical disabilities and seniors remain in their homes safely and independently.  Certified therapists are able to ensure any modifications in the home compliment the individual's equipment.  Together, these services prevent costly re-modeling and errors in prescribing durable medical equipment and mobility devices.

 


Luxe Wardrobe Automation, Inc.

The conveyor system of Luxe Wardrobe Automation, Inc. lets you view and access your clothes at the push of a button, delivering your clothes to you, hanging freely and uncrushed, and most importantly, can more than double the number of items that you could put on a standard closet rod, in the same space. It is the ultimate application of practicality, efficiency, visibility, and accessibility with luxury thrown in for good measure. Many options are available and it is easily installed in new or existing closets, runs on standard household current, and is quiet, sturdy and reliable.


MASCO Bath

MASCO Bath is a full line supplier of bathing systems and wellness products. MASCO Bath offers both one-piece and multi-piece bathing systems that are ADA compliant and HUD adaptable based on consumer needs. In addition, MASCO Bath offers a specialized line of Universal Design bathing systems for the new construction and remodel market.


Missouri Storm Shelters, Inc.

We carry the largest selection of certified storm shelters in the world! All of our Missouri Storm Shelters meet or exceed FEMA 320 recommended standards. Storm Shelters are all we do and we are fully insured! Whether you are building a home or have a special situation, such as needing handicapped or wheel chair access, we are able to help.


My AccessABLE Home

My AccessABLE Home specializes in creating barrier-free living environments. They do a variety of general home improvements and remodeling projects. My AccessABLE Home provides home accessibility and independence for the aged or disabled, permitting individuals to remain in their own homes for as long as they choose.


New Abilities TV

New Abilities TV is part of People’s Network, Inc. which works with and for those in need of information, guidance, education, and even entertainment. People’s Network, Inc. is a non-profit 501 {c} 3 Corporation.


Ponte Giulio USA

Ponte Giulio USA offers commercial ADA washroom accessories, designed in Italy to have style and a non-institutional appearance. We offer colored products that are soft and warm to the touch, environmentally friendly, provide a superior non-slip surface and are antimicrobial. 3 part spec and catalog download available.


Ride-Away

Ride-Away is America's largest provider of wheelchair vans, vehicle modifications, and adaptive equipment. Over 350 accessible vehicles are in stock throughout Ride-Away's 11 East Coast locations.


 

RJ Cooper & Associates, Inc.

RJ Cooper & Associates provide the hardware and software to access the computer for ANYONE to use. EADL Package (Electronic Aids for Daily Living), allow anyone that can access a computer the ability to control entertainment and X10 devices around the home. Other devices that RJ Cooper & Associates, Inc. provides are: mini-keyboard/trackpad, video game controller adapters, talk ‘n scan calculator, switch-adapted voice recorders, etc.

 


Safety Bath, Inc.

Safety Bath, Inc. manufactures a variety of quality accessible bathing products including walk in bathtubs of various types as well as door insert kits which can make an existing bathtub accessible by replacing a portion of the sidewall with a door. Safety Bath, Inc., a North American manufacturer, has been improving the quality of life for thousands of people in private homes and assisted living facilities throughout North America since 1992.


 

Seniority Experts

Seniority Experts has a comprehensive list of senior care services in the Palm Beach County, FL area including: senior care, geriatric care, elderly care, etc. When you're not sure where to go, what to do, or who to trust, you can rely on Seniority Experts and their experts who can help solve those overwhelming challenges.

 

 


Specialized Home Design, Inc.

Specialized Home Design specializes in universal and accessible home design. We coordinate home modifications and new builds for those with disabilities and for those who wish to incorporate universal and accessible home design into their home. We also offer several seminars on universal and accessible home design.


Spectrum Products

Spectrum Products manufactures a broad array of affordable, state-of-the art, quality products; which are used in the construction, operation and maintenance of commercial swimming pools and spas. Spectrum's extensive line of products ranges from Assisted Access products, lifts, ladders and therapy steps, grab rails and hand rails, and much more! Spectrum Products is also the exclusive manufacturer of the ExerSwim™ Portable Swim Current Generator.


Standard Kitchens

Standard Kitchens provides counters, hardware, sinks, faucets, closet interiors, etc. and specializes in all kitchen/bath cabinetry design and offers three brands: Merillat (including Masterpiece), Starmark, and DeWils. Standard Kitchens carries appliances from Whirlpool (Maytag, JennAir, KitchenAid, Amana), Frigidaire, Electrolux (Icon), LG and more.


Steam Planet Corp.

Steam Planet offers shower and bath units that feature a water proof, self enclosed steam room, multiple body massage jets, whirlpool tub, dry sauna, foot massage, plus much more. If you are building a home, remodeling a bathroom, or maybe finishing a basement, at our very competitive prices, you have the option of luxurious steam and massage instead of traditional showers and bathtubs.


Sterling Stairlifts

Sterling Stairlifts is a division of the Minivator Group, one of the world's oldest and biggest stairlift manufacturers. Sterling offers a comprehensive range of stairway lifts available, including straight and custom curved rail products to suit almost every home, need and budget. All units can be upgraded with Sterling’s industry leading powered options for more convenient operation.


StorageMotion Inc.

The products from StorageMotion Inc. help you easily reach stored items in the home. We have home vertical carousels with motor driven revolving shelves that bring items to your level in the kitchen or the bedroom closet and we have wardrobe lifts that automatically raise and lower hanging clothes rods. We have other automated solutions as well with ALL having Universal Design in mind.


 

SureHands Lift & Care Systems

SureHands Lift & Care Systems has products that improve the quality of life for individuals in need of easy movement. Such product lines include: body support, slings, mobile lifters, series track systems, wall-to-wall lift systems, wheelchair-to-water pool lifts, frictionless slides, and more!

 

 

 


The Freedman Group is a group of Occupational Therapists whose focus is on assisting individuals who have experienced an injury or illness to function independently in the home environment. The Freedman Group provides a well-connected group of Industrial Rehab Services focused on: rehabilitating the injured worker, returning workers to work, keeping workers at work, resolving case closure issues, and much more!


TJ Rampit USA, Inc.

TJ Rampit USA is a manufacturer and pioneer of aluminum and wood/aluminum wheelchair ramp systems. We also manufacture portable ramps such as curb, butt, threshold and folding ramps. We have a rental ramp program serving Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. We started in 1992 and have over 60 years of combined ramp experience.


Universal Access Solutions

Universal Access Solutions is a company which provides customized, portable, roll-in shower systems for those limited by various physical disabilities, including general limitations of aging Americans.  With years of combined experience in rehabilitation, medical case management, design and construction, the UAS team is pursuing a variety innovative and cost-effective solutions. 

 

 


Universal Design Solutions, Inc.

Universal Design Soltuions, Inc. is a Certified General Contractor, Certified Aging In Place specialist (CAPS), Certified Environmental Access Consultant (CEAC), and a licensed home medical equipment provider (HME), providing access assessments, design, construction and medical equipment services.


Uplift Technologies, Inc.

Uplift Technologies, Inc. has created innovative lifting technologies using the patented LeveLift™ Technology that is built into every lifting seat, ensuring a safe, gentle lift on a level plane every time. Uplift Technologies Lifting Seats are the safer alternative to coping. Designed to help maintain lifestyle and enhance independence, these innovative sit-to-stand assistive devices offer a range of options.


VanLoozenoord Construction & Remodeling, LLC

VanLoozenoord Construction & Remodeling, LLC is a small company specializing in barrier free home renovations and construction, focusing on ease of access and floorplan flexibility, for physically challenged or aging home owners. Keith VanLoozenoord has been in the construction business for over 20 years. His commitment to detailed craftsmanship and strong work ethic is reflected in each and every project.


Versa Lift

Byers Products Group (Versa Lift) home lifting systems from Byers Products Group (BPG) provide push-button transport of utility or storage items between any two adjacent floors. Perfect for moving heavy or bulky items up or down between living areas, basements, attics or utility areas. Find out more and view videos at www.bpghome.com .


Walk-In Tubs, LLC

Our Walk-In Tubs are made from only the highest quality USA parts, USA materials and manufactured entirely in the USA. Every facet of the design, from our low step-in height to our inset self-cleaning air jets, and our re-circulating heater has your safety, comfort and convenience in mind. We are committed to a high standard of excellence to insure your personal needs and satisfaction. Our mission is to provide a high quality bathing experience for those who wish to enhance their independent lifestyle. Walk-In Tubs believes that actually stepping into one of our Walk-In Bathtubs will prove our dedication to your satisfaction. Therefore, we provide knowledgeable personal service at your request.


Wheelchair Getaways

At Wheelchair Getaways, we understand the challenges of wheelchair travel, because many of our staff use wheelchairs or have family members who do. We only rent premier late model adaptive vehicles with all the wheelchair adaptive features you need for safe, accessible travel.


Williams Kitchen & Bath

Williams Kitchen & Bath has CAPS certified designers on staff who help build living spaces that are "flexible, safe and appropriate" for the special needs of individuals. Along with the seven principles of Universal Design, our designers have access to numerous ADA cabinetry, appliances, plumbing, toilets, bath tubs, showers and custom showers, countertop options, fireplaces, windows and doors and more.


Wm. Ellis Company

Wm. Ellis Co. is a professional commercial, residential & institutional repair service that offers free estimates, and is a family owned Michigan business that has been operating for more than 60 years. This company works with those in need of home modifications, utilizing universal and accessible home design.

 


Wright & Filippis

Wright & Filippis is the nation’s largest family-owned provider of home medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, respiratory services, and medical supplies. Services include: wheelchair platform lifts, stairway lifts, residential elevators, wheelchair ramping, home modifications, etc.


WrightWay Consulting, Inc.

While price is certainly an issue (you will find us very competitively priced), customer service before, during and after the sale is what separates WrightWay from other providers of medical equipment and supplies. Once you experience customer service the "WrightWay", we believe you will return again and again. WrightWay's courteous, knowledgeable staff will be happy to offer help with choosing a product based on your needs or wants.


Wyng Products

Wyng Products is the patent holder for the Wyng™ bath system components. The bench combines the seating space of an ADA elongated toilet bowl with a shower bench, thereby saving up to 40% of the bathroom floor space. The combination of products makes the well established European style “wet room” available here in the United States.