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Buying Bleachers-FAQ

Bleacher Buying
Need-to-Knows
Features listed below may be required to meet local code.
Always check with your local building department.


"Non-Elevated Bleachers"
is a term used to describe a type of bleacher that when seated on the first row, your feet are at ground level.

"Elevated Bleachers"
is a term used to describe a type of bleacher that when seated on the first row, your feet are at the height of the elevated front walkway.  Several elevation heights are available. These elevations require entry stairs and front guardrail. A handicap ramp may also be required with ADA seating.

"Low-Rise Bleachers" have a first seat height under 12" and a 6" rise per row. They have a 11½" seat anodized seat plank as opposed to the standard 9½" seat plank.   This system is designed to  meet most building codes without an aisle or rear guardrail.  

"Singe Foot Plank" is a term used to describe a when a bleacher has (1) foot plank per row to rest your feet on when when seated.

"Double Foot Plank" is a term used to describe a when a bleacher has (2) foot planks -vs- (1) foot plank to rest your feet on when seated.

"Riser Plank" is a term used to describe a plank that is mounted vertically under the seat and behind your feet to close the opening to meet building and safety codes.

"Standard" suffix STD on the end of our model # refers to the system having a single (1) foot plank on rows 2- 3 and double (2) foot planks and riser plank on rows 4 & up. Guardrails  are included on all systems   with 5 rows of seating or more.

"Preferred" suffix PRF on the end of our model # refers to the system  having all the features of our "Standard" model plus double (2) foot planks on all rows.

"Deluxe" suffix DLX on the end of our model # refers to the system having all of the features of our "Preferred" plus riser planks on all rows and aisle(s) with handrails.
 
If there is a term or phrase regarding an outdoor aluminum bleacher that is not defined here, please give us a call anytime at 1-877-782-8426

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