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Improve Construction Sites, New Builds with Ideal Shield Products

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by Garrett

The United States economy has been steadily bouncing back over the last five years as most of the major cities around the country have become a playground for cranes and semi-trucks. That’s especially true right here in our backyard as Detroit is currently undergoing $5.4 billion worth of construction in and around the downtown area. And, like with most big, new construction jobs in the…

Ideal Shield Helps Businesses Make Proper First Impressions

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by Garrett

As memes and teachers have been telling everyone for years, first impressions are important as “you’ll never get a second chance to make a first impression”. It’s true with individual encounters as well as encounters with businesses, with the latter being critical for any and every business owner.  Bad first impressions happen everyday at businesses around the country. And, most of the time, it’s before…

Honolulu Blue and Silver Linings: Ford Field is Lined with Aluminum Handrail

Posted on: February 20th, 2017 by Garrett

When going to a sporting event, the last thing fans think of are the handrails that they are using to walk up or down to their seats. It’s the railing that helps older fans get up those pesky steps or the youngest fans guide their way to their first game. It’s the support every one needs but no one thanks.  Handrail may not be the…

Get to Know the ADA Wheelchair Ramp Requirements

Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by Garrett

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) provides Wheelchair Ramp Specification, code and handicap access guidelines that most businesses are required to meet. And we here at Ideal Shield are here to help business owners and facility managers comply with the rules. Here are the ADA wheelchair ramp requirements for most businesses, schools and other organizations, per ADAWheelChairRamps.com:   ADA Standards Require a 1:12 ramp slope…

Forget Dental, Forget Sick Leave, I Just Want a Railing!

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by Ashley

Ideal Shield’s wide range of handrail options makes creating the exact railing you want simple and cost-effective. All of our handrail meets OSHA and IBC standards. Incorporate style and safety at a fraction of the cost with Ideal Shield. For more information on how you can protect your employees, no matter which side of the force they happen to be, contact us today at Ideal…

2016 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Posted on: October 18th, 2016 by Alex

Ideal Shield is in sunny Anaheim, California at the National Safety Council Expo this week! Who else is in attendance? Feel free to stop by BOOTH 572 and say hello to our crew. Here’s a picture of Rick, our west coast sales manager, enjoying the start of day two at the expo. Did you see who kicked off this year’s show with National Safety Council…

Roof Railing Can Save Lives

Posted on: July 28th, 2016 by Alex

Darn. I just read another report about a work related death. It saddens me to read these types of stories. One incident is one too many. The 12th Michigan worker death of 2016 occurred on July 26, 2016. Employers and employees are urged to use extreme care and safety diligence in all work activities. The information below shares preliminary details about the most recent fatalities…

Featured Project – Skyzone

Posted on: August 12th, 2014 by Ashley

PROJECT OVERVIEW Sky Zone is a chain of indoor family entertainment centers in the United Sates and Canada that features numerous connected trampolines.  Sky Zone has expanded to 17 states and one Canadian province, with plans for locations in additional states and provinces. PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS Sky Zone contacting Ideal Shield needing a  colorful  orange infill panel handrail system that would provide a safety barrier for…

Never Paint Again!

Posted on: August 4th, 2014 by Ashley

Ideal Shield’s extensive line of maintenance-free products ELIMINATE THE NEED to scrape and paint bollards, parking curbs, guardrail, handrail, and more. When you paint a bollard and it gets scraped, it looks ugly. Between material costs and labor, scraping and repainting a bollard usually costs about $40.00. Do you know how much it costs to paint a metal railing? A painting contractor will charge on average…