Automation of an object is quickly taking place in the world with very many gadgets getting upgrades from manual to automatic. With operation of equipment being done automatically, work has been made easier and exhaustion of us humans immensely reduced with faults that we make being greatly avoided as computers do the work. Doors are one of the equipment that have been able to have an automation feature and are widely used in the current times in malls, offices, schools, hospitals, and banking halls just to mention few places.
But with the automation feature, persons with disabilities too have to be put into considerations when doing these repairs as they too are day to day users of these facilities too that have automatic doors. There are a number of companies that do repairs for automatic doors to help you meet the ADA set standards. The following are well illustrated factors that you might want to put into consideration before choosing a repair company to do repairs on your automatic door.
Companies that do repairs for automatic doors are commercial based and therefore have no issue at all going the extra mile to grade themselves as ADA compliant so as to remain in business. It would not be any surprise to get one that is not compliant. For these reasons, you have to make sure that the companies involved in doing the repairing, management, servicing and most importantly the installation of automatic doors are licensed and certified by the appropriate organizations.
The minimum standards of upgrade and compliance set up by the ADA has to be met by any company that is interested in doing repairs on your automatic door. Since they are insured and licensed, they are well informed on the appropriate width set by the ADA as standard width for an automatic door. For those doors that are in pairs, at least one side of the door has to provide the minimum stated width. The various forms of disabilities are put into consideration by the maneuvering standard that the ADA has put in place.
In case of an automatic door that requires immediate repair, the company involved should also be able to provide these services and warranty services too. With prior knowledge on what the ADA requires as minimum standards on all automatic doors, it is an assertion that all the automatic doors you need to be repaired will be done so to the ADA compliance upgrades put into consideration and also be able to get guidance on the best locations and intersections to fit other automatic doors depending on the design of your building.