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If you are in a home elevator and the power goes out what should you do?

Home Elevator Car with Wall Paper

If you are considering a home elevator, it is important that you know how to respond to all circumstances. While it is not a common occurrence, a home power outage creates a situation where a specific course of action is required. If you are in the home and the power goes out, you should not attempt to use the elevator. If you are already on the elevator and the power goes out, there are a few steps you should take.

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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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Renovation vs. Relocation

Adding a Residential Elevator to Your Home

Aging in place is the ability to live independently for as long as possible in one’s desired place of residence. While there are a number of ways to make this a reality, sometimes changes to the home are required in order to accommodate the process. For those living in a home with multiple stories, the decision becomes one of renovation versus relocation.

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Steps to Installing Your Home Elevator

Residential Elevator Installed by Local Home Elevator Company

In recent years, residential elevators have gained popularity as a way to provide ease of access to all levels in the home. With their increase in popularity, those interested in adding this amenity have found a number of discouraging anecdotes which are not founded in fact. The most common misconceptions surround cost, repairs and safety. We want to set things straight.

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Selecting the Right Home Elevator Company

Symmetry Home Elevator Company

If you have considered adding a residential elevator to your home, whether new construction or retrofit, a number of individuals will play a part in ensuring your installation is executed flawlessly. You may have architects, general contractors, masons, carpenters, inspectors, drywallers, roofers, electricians and elevator contractors involved at varying stages.

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