Home Elevator Design

Custom Designed Symmetry Home Elevator

The elevator car is the most customizable portion of a residential elevator. This component of the elevator will set the tone of the entire project, and justly so, will affect the home elevator cost. So where should you start with the interior design of your home elevator? There are items that every elevator car will have, and most of them can be customized. So let’s explore the components of the car and what can be done with them.

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Emergency Preparedness and the Home Elevator

Home Elevator in Beach House

Floods and hurricanes are often forecast well in advance giving people in the affected area time to prepare. If you have an elevator in your home, there are a few easy steps you can follow to ensure you are prepared for a weather emergency and for evacuation. If you do not have time to implement this shut down procedure, STOP AND LEAVE! Elevators can be fixed or replaced, you and/or your family can not.

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Accessibility Options for Schools

Symmetry Vertical Platform Lift Upper Landing in School Gymnasium

Inclusion within an educational environment goes beyond the rights protected by the ADA. Educational facilities are required to provide equal access to those with mobility impairments. Providing an accessible route and accessible means of egress is important to a safe and accessible administration of education.

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Budgeting for Your Home Elevator

Planning Your Home Elevator Cost

When estimating your home elevator cost, there are a number of factors to consider and cost can vary significantly based on choices and customizations you make along the way. A search on the internet can provide costs anywhere from $18,000 to $100,000, so how are you to even begin to understand what your home elevator might cost?

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Home Elevator Enter/Exit Configurations

Symmetry Home Elevator Car with multiple openings

When planning a home elevator installation, one of the most important design concepts is the entry and exit points of the elevator. We refer to this as the configuration. The configuration is determined by a couple of basic details: where will the rail structure be located, and how will you get in and out of the elevator?

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Commercial Wheelchair Lifts

Symmetry Commercial Wheelchair Lift Stainless Steel VPL

Whether you are constructing a new building or modifying an existing building, a commercial wheelchair lift may be the perfect solution to overcome architectural barriers and elevation changes. Commercial wheelchair lifts provide the ability to overcome elevation changes in the existing environment. Capable of traveling up to 14 feet vertically, wheelchair lifts, are designed to provide ease of access for people with mobility-impairments, while occupying a small footprint.

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