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Elevator Installation Safety

It pays to think about safety first when you are designing and building homes from scratch or are updating existing properties to install an elevator. Taking the steps necessary to protect your team from injury will help you avoid construction [...]

How Do Elevators Work?

Elevators have dramatically changed how people live. Thanks to elevators, it’s now possible for buildings to tower above the ground, consisting of dozens or more stories. Elevators have also revolutionized home living. Thanks to elevators, people with limited mobility can [...]

Does My House Have Enough Room for an Elevator?

Table of Contents: Size Requirements for Home Elevators Space Needed for an Elevator Machine Room Other Regulations for an Elevator in the House Why You Should Consider a Residential Elevator Installation Tips for Preparing Your Home for Elevator Installation Order [...]

How Long Will It Take to Build My Home Elevator?

If you are looking to make the most of your home and keep your independence as you age, you may consider purchasing a home elevator. With a home elevator, you can access every floor of your home with ease. Many [...]

History of Dumbwaiters

Dumbwaiters are a practical, convenient and time-saving household feature, but they have not always looked the way they do today. While today’s dumbwaiters resemble small freight elevators, these cargo conveyors once had a very different appearance. In this guide, we’ll [...]

How to Use a Dumbwaiter Safely

Dumbwaiters are small elevators that are designed to transport items rather than people. Dumbwaiters have a valuable purpose, both commercially and residentially. They essentially function as a service elevator for items like laundry, tools, food and more. Residential dumbwaiters can [...]

How Safe Are Home Elevators?

Home elevators have been around for a long time, but in recent years, they’ve become an increasingly common and convenient way for people to enjoy mobility in their homes. If you’re considering installing a home elevator, you may be wondering [...]

How to Maintain Your Home Elevator

A residential elevator provides convenient mobility between floors so you can get where you need to go safely. However, like any piece of mechanical equipment, home elevators experience wear and tear through years of consistent use. If this wear and [...]

How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

You can improve the accessibility of your home with minor modifications. Many updates do not require drastic changes to your home’s appearance. Make sure you cover all the areas that need modification with this wheelchair accessibility through this checklist. Steps [...]

How to Choose a Home Elevator: A Buyer’s Guide for Homeowners

Once you decide to buy a home elevator, you can choose from several options for styles, locations and features. Making the right selections for your lifestyle and home will give you the best return on your investment while giving your [...]