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.
With these automatic feature in place, disabled people also have to be greatly considered as they too access these places with automatic doors. Many companies have entitled themselves with the task of doing repairs for automatic doors and assist you to meet the standards set by the ADA. Here are a number of tips on how to choose an automatic door repair company.
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 is possible to find some of those commercial based companies that claim to be ADA compliant to have not met even the minimum requirement that has been put in place by the ADA. To avoid instances of working with fraudsters, you must comprehensively look into a company for licensing and certification before having them do your repairing, servicing, management, and even installation of your automatic doors and hence go a long way in making your work easier.
Any company interested in doing these works has to be ADA compliant first and has to be insured. 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. Maneuvering clearance is also one of the set out standards put in place by the ADA to ensure that all forms of disabilities are catered for.
The company also needs to offer emergency services and warranty in case an automatic door jams or needs to be replaced or fixed. Having this information at hand, it is an assurance that all your automatic doors will be repaired to the perfect of standards and even those that do not meet the minimum upgrade requirements of the ADA will be fitted to the required compliance and also get advice of the suitable paces to fit automatic doors depending on the designs to which your building is made.