According to ADA accessibility guidelines, ADA-compliant kitchen sinks must sit no higher than 34 inches above the floor and have shallow bowls between 5 and 6-1/2 inches deep. Sink drains are located at the rear instead... More »

The ADA requires handicap vertical grab bars for water closets serving adults to be installed in a horizontal position 33 to 36 inches above the floor. This is in accordance with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Des... More »

To size a grease trap in a commercial kitchen, determine the number of sinks to be drained in the trap and measure the sink dimensions. Calculate the sink capacity, convert this to gallons per minute, calculate the displ... More » Home & Garden Kitchen

To resurface a kitchen countertop, wash and prime it, apply three colors of metallic paint, apply a topcoat, and caulk the sink. This three-day project creates a faux granite finish. The required supplies are rags, clean... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

According to the standards set by the Adults with Disabilities Act, or ADA, a toilet seat must be a minimum of 17 inches or a maximum of 19 inches above the floor. In ADA-compliant bathrooms intended for children, toilet... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Options for easy flooring include installing floating floors of engineered wood, applying paint or laying a cork or vinyl tile floor. All of these options are efficient, durable and easier to install than other flooring ... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

The Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for a bathroom with a shower are 36 by 36 inches for a transfer shower and 30 by 60 inches for a roll-in shower. Other requirements are a 1/2-inch shower curb, 60-inch sho... More »