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ADA Upgrade – Summit Heights Gateway, Fontana

When it comes to ADA laws Bernardo Concrete has the ability to provide you with the best knowledge. We understand that it can be complicated and challenging for some of you owners/property managers to understand the ADA codes and laws. That is why Bernardo Concrete is well aware of the different requirements that need to be met in order to be approved by the ADA. We want to help you and make your life easier, so leave it to the experts to make sure the job is done right and sufficiently. Bernardo Concrete is that company!

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A quick background on these photos … Last year Bernardo Concrete was asked by a prominent property management company called CBRE to perform a complete ADA Upgrade in their shopping center. Within 2 months Bernardo Concrete completed the project. In various locations throughout the center we provided many services for CBRE such as ADA ramp & stall upgrades, remove and replaced walkways, curb & gutters, sidewalks and many more.

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If you ever are in need of an ADA Upgrade whether you are being sued, moving into a new place that you want to bring up to code or if you have any concerns or questions feel free to contact us and request to speak to one of our experienced Salesman.

 

Concrete Ramps, Lawsuits, and The ADA

ADA Requirement And  Concrete Ramps.

About ADA Lawsuits

Here is an unfortunate scenario that happens all too often these days.  You open the mail and find that you’’re being sued by an attorney for ADA violations.  Now, if you haven’’t figured it out, most times (99.999%) these ADA lawsuits are just a load of garbage, but garbage you actually have to take out. This isn’t to say that some ADA lawsuits are valid because some are. But most of the time in our experience these lawsuits have little to do with a disabled man or women being denied access and more to do with the attorney needing a new Lexus.  California is no stranger to frivolous lawsuits and the ADA and it’s constant changes just open the door to more of them.  The first thing that you need to do when you get the letter is get yourself a good attorney that understands how to handle these problems quickly and affordably.  The second thing you will probably need is a good concrete contractor.  The reason you’ll need a concrete contractor is more likely than not the attorney that filled a lawsuit has done so based on your parking situation.  That’’s where Bernardo Concrete comes in.  Most ADA lawsuits will target property issues whose solutions involve expensive repairs, hoping that the property owner will choose to settle with the attorney’s client for a lump sum of five or ten thousand dollars.

How a Good ADA Contractor Helps

Now that you have good legal counsel and that part of the problem is being handled, it’s time to turn your attention to a good contractor.  That is where Bernardo Concrete really shines.  We have been dealing with ADA issues long before the frivolous lawsuits began.  The ADA code changes almost every year, albeit, typically in very small ways.  By example, one of the more recent changes that occurred is the requirement to have the words ‘No Parking’ painted in the crosshatch that is parallel to the handicap space.  It is a small change, but it is the law now to have it there.  So, what are the some of the larger costs that can affect you in an ADA lawsuit?  Well, you have probably guessed by now that it’s concrete.  Concrete ramps can be one of the most costly issues that you will have to deal with.  The good news is that when you choose Bernardo Concrete you will be dealing with a company that has mastered the art of getting your parking lot up to code for as little coat to as possible.  Many companies and ADA consultants will tell you that you need to get very costly repairs done to get your parking lot issues up to code.  On many occasions Bernardo Concrete has been called out as a second opinion contractor on an ADA issue.  Without fail, we find ways to save our ADA upgrade customers money.  In some cases we have even save them thousands of dollars in unnecessary repairs.  Not only do we understand how to get their concrete fixed affordably, but we can handle their ADA sign installations, truncated domes, and ADA line striping as well.

About Bernardo Concrete, Inc.

Bernardo Concrete has been installing concrete for 20 years now.  That gives us the wisdom & experience of time and we like to think that it shows in our work.  We specialize in industrial, commercial, retail and residential concrete services.  We are always looking for a challenging concrete construction project to do so, let us know if you have one by calling Toll Free 888-499-0899 .  We offer many concrete services including concrete demolition, curb & gutter installation and repair, handicap concrete ramp repair and installation (to ADA code), block wall installation and repair, concrete demolition, core drilling and saw cutting, and many more.  There are just too many services to mention all of them so, take a look at our website by clicking on any of the links within this blog.  We are located in Orange County California and service the surrounding areas including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino.  If you have a project that requires a concrete contractor, then give Bernardo Concrete a call today and we will get an estimator out to your business for a fast, free quote.

Call BCI Today at One Of Our Two Locations:

Orange County / LA Office
10841 Court Ave.
Stanton, CA 90680
Tel. (714) 220-2800

Riverside / San Bernardino Office
80731 Dillon Road
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92241
Toll Free 888-499-0899

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