Wheelchair Ramp FAQs
What type of wheelchair ramp material is best?
There is not one type of material that is the "best" for ramps, but we often suggest aluminum because of the benefits that it has over wood and concrete. Aluminum ramps are least expensive, can be installed within days, and require little-no maintenance. There are also a variety of surface materials to choose from.
Will health insurance policies or medicare pay for a wheelchair ramp?
Unfortunately, most health insurance policies and medicare plans will not pay for a wheelchair ramp. A ramp can be considered as a medically necessary piece of equipment, but unfortunately, Medicare does not mark it as an item that would directly treat a medical condition.
Can I sell a ramp back to you when I no longer need it? How much will I get for it?
Yes! The amount we pay varies based on use, condition and age.
Is the ramp slippery?
The surface of our aluminum ramps have a tread that helps prevent slips and falls. In fact, our aluminum surface is arguably the safest product on the market for those with limited mobility. Come into a showroom and try it for yourself.
How much does a ramp cost?
There is not a simple answer to this question because the price of a ramp depends on the length, material, and upgrade options. The prices listed below are estimated ranges, but our suggestion is to schedule a free in-home evaluation to get a better idea of how much the ramp you would need would cost.
- Threshold ramps: $35-$140 range for aluminum, $94 - $150 range for rubber
- Portable folding ramps: $99 - $520 range for aluminum, $460 - $1,000 range for lightweight graphite fiber
- Residential modular ramps: Prices depend on the length of the ramp and the angle of slope. See our Residential Modular Aluminum Ramps page for more information and sample ramp pricing.
- Commercial modular ramps: Please see our Commercial Aluminum Ramps page for more information, and fill out the form on that page for a free site evaluation and pricing.
- Rental options are also available.