Nap's ADA Sign Blog

ADA lodging Signage ... Where's my room?

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ADA lodging Signage ... Where's my room?

The ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act,  is a civil rights law signed by President Bush on July 26, 1990. This law mandates that individuals with disabilities shall have access to jobs, public accommodations, government services, lodging, public transportation, telecommunications ...  Basically is states that all individuals shall be able to participate in, and have full access to all aspects of society. We hope to scratch the surface with this blog about the role ADA Signage plays within the lodging industry. Hotels, motels, inns and apartment complexes must comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA),  to provide and promote greater accessibility for...

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GENDER Free Signs ~ The Equitable Restrooms Act

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GENDER Free Signs ~ The Equitable Restrooms Act

GENDER Free Signs – Illinois LAW ~  law SB 556 — the Equitable Restrooms Act. The Equitable Restrooms Act signed in Illinois, which takes effect on January 1, 2020, mandates that all single-occupancy restrooms “in a place of public accommodation or public building” to be identified as “all-gender and designated for use by no more than one person at a time or for family or assisted use… and each single-occupancy restroom shall be outfitted with exterior signage that marks the single-occupancy restroom as a restroom and does not indicate any specific gender.”   Illinois will join California, Vermont and New Mexico...

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ADA Rules ~ Are the Permanent Rooms in your building Labeled ?

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ADA Rules ~ Are the Permanent Rooms in your building Labeled ?

ADA Room Number  and ADA Room Name Sign Requirements Keep your building in ADA Compliance with ADA Room Name and ADA Room Number Signs.  Today, the law requires that all public buildings display an ADA Compliant Sign on each permanent room. When determining signage for a facility, a general rule of thumb is - if a room has an entry door, an ADA compliant sign with tactile lettering and braille should identify that room or space.  Any permanent rooms that have permanent fixtures which are are not likely to change require ADA compliant tactile and braille signs. Therefore these rooms are...

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When you gotta go .. Make sure your Restroom Signs are Compliant!

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When you gotta go   ..   Make sure your Restroom Signs are Compliant!

Currently, there are approximately 2.5 million Americans that are legally blind and millions of others who suffer from limited vision.   The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) helps remove barriers for people with vision and other disabilities.   If your building is open to the public, it is very important to make sure your Restrooms are 100% compliant.  ADA Restroom Signs play a critical role in making your facility accessible to everyone.  The American Disabilities Act regulates signage to ensure that people with disabilities have easy access to navigate buildings and communal spaces.  Nap’s ADA Signs designs and produces Men, Women,...

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What is Braille ?

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What is Braille ?

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