Universal Washroom Requirement in Ontario

Posted on May 3rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Universal Washroom Requirement in Ontario The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) aims to remove any boundaries or restrictions faced by those with a disability, with the goal to make Ontario accessible to all by the year 2025. In 2015, the AODA standards became law and by 2025, all organisations must comply with this [...]

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How to Pick Automatic Doors for your building?

Posted on March 12th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

How to Pick Automatic Doors for your building? There is no denying the utility of automatic doors – sliding, swinging or folding. They provide many benefits to a business, and are a great investment. But when you choose an automatic door, what aspects should you be looking at to get the right one for your [...]

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Cost of installing automatic doors in Canada

Posted on March 12th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Cost of installing automatic doors in Canada Automatic doors seem to be in vogue, they instantly give a charismatic look to your home, office or any other kind of a business. These doors are operated by some presence sensing devices and the right positioning of these sensors and the cautious installment of these doors pivotal [...]

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What is the cost of installing automatic Sliding and Swing doors in Ontario?

Posted on March 6th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

What is the cost of installing automatic Sliding and Swing doors in Ontario? If you are a business owner, operator, or even just a Landlord – then you are probably being put off updating your entry way systems because of the preconceived (and imagined) mammoth expense. It doesn't have to be that way, and, actually, [...]

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Building Regulations in Practice – Accessible Washroom

Posted on February 27th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Disabled toilets? They probably are Many of them are certainly disabling. We really should be saying ‘accessible Washrooms’. Apart from being more accurate, it reminds us that they need to be exactly that –  Accessible – so that disabled people are enabled to retain their dignity and independence whilst doing what all of us take for granted. Recent [...]

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Accessible Standards for Ontario Universal Washrooms

Posted on February 23rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

PLEASE NOTE that this document does not constitute legal advice and is meant only as a Universal washroom guide. ONE OF THE CURRENT PRIORITIES OF THE ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (THE “AODA”), IS TO BUILD AN ACCESSIBLE ONTARIO BY 2025. SOME OF THE AMENDMENTS ARE ABOUT UNIVERSAL WASHROOM SPECIFICALLY. THE NEW ACCESSIBILITY AMENDMENTS [...]

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Technology Has Opened Doors for Those with Disabilities

Posted on February 6th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

No matter what type of cerebral palsy a person has, it limits their independence to a certain extent. Independence is amazing, especially when you have such a limited range of freedom. Technology has improved the quality life of thousands of people who have significant disabilities. I know that each time I can do an action [...]

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Automatic Doors for Hotel and Home Interiors

Posted on February 5th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

You may have heard about the Automatic Door from BBG which is an automatic sliding door with magnetic linear motor technology. The automation box measures only 60×65 mm, and is exclusively designed for interior doors. With such a minimal design it is possibly the most discrete and elegant interior door solution, and with the smoothest and most [...]

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THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE | UNIVERSAL WASHROOMS

Posted on January 21st, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE | UNIVERSAL WASHROOMS 3.8.3.12. Universal washrooms (1) A universal washroom shall, (a) be served by a barrier-free path of travel, (b) have a door that is capable of being locked from the inside and released from the outside in case of emergency and that has, (i) a graspable latch-operating mechanism located not less than 900 mm and not more [...]

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Having Handicap Accessible Doors At Your Business Is A Must

Posted on December 1st, 2017 by Best Brothers Group

Perhaps you own a new business and you are thinking about constructing a building. Or you already have an existing building that you just would like to remodel to cater your business needs. Before you jump into making an “aesthetically-pleasing” building design, there are some important things you need to take into account. Apparently, a [...]

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