Ways to clean wheelchair tires

  • Ways to clean wheelchair tires

    Posted by Josh Grisdale on June 27, 2024 at 3:46 pm

    I was in a conversation with a historic site operator today and they have people take off their shoes to keep down tracking in dirt etc. Obviously you can’t easily change wheelchair tires at the door so they plan on wiping them down. But just a cloth doesn’t get in all the groves well. Does anyone have any suggestions for brushes or mats that could help?

    Josh Grisdale replied 2 weeks, 4 days ago 3 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Nicola

    June 27, 2024 at 6:17 pm

    Wheelchair Tyre Covers for Wheelchair Wheels 24’’ to Protect Floors Carpets Wheelchair Slippers https://amzn.eu/d/01QK6Gpg

    Would something like this work?

    • Carlos

      June 27, 2024 at 6:45 pm

      Power wheelchair tires are smaller.

    • Josh Grisdale

      June 28, 2024 at 8:41 am

      Great idea! Actually, we discussed this (along with @carmitch point about different tire sizes) to see if we could work together with a seniors’ sewing club or something to make a bunch of different sizes.

      And in the case there isn’t a fit, wipe and brush instead…

  • Carlos

    June 27, 2024 at 6:46 pm

    Would a wire brush used for BBQ grills work? The bristles are very sturdy.

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