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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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Home Elevator Design Your Way

Home Elevator Design

When planning the purchase of your home elevator, you will have the opportunity to make a number of decisions regarding elevator design. Outside of considering where the elevator will be located in the home, the landings that will be serviced and the drive system desired, you will need to think through the features within the elevator car itself.

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Purchasing a Home with an Elevator

Purchasing a Home with an Elevator

Searching for a new home is an exciting time. You have certain criteria your new house must meet, but what if the home comes equipped with things that you did not expect? A home that includes an elevator provides the added benefit of accessibility for your family and friends, assistance in carrying heavy or awkward loads between floors, and provides the potential to age in place.

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The Beginning of Accessibility

Home Elevator for Accessibility

Did you know that twenty-two years prior to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the federal government was already making strides to increase accessibility in federally funded building projects? In 1968 Lyndon B. Johnson signed a law entitled The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA).

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Purchasing a Home Elevator

Purchasing a Home Elevator

Adding an elevator is an exciting renovation for your existing home. As you begin your research, you will come across a number of options for purchasing your elevator. Determining who you will work with, what type of elevator you will choose, and even if you should consider acquiring a previously used elevator.

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