Constructing the Elevator Shaft

Home Elevator Shaft

When working on a project which includes a home elevator or limited use limited application elevator, understanding the anatomy of the structure will assist in seamless construction. Whether an elevator is to be installed immediately or the elevator shaft (or hoistway) is being installed for an elevator to be added in the future, a comprehensive understanding of the components is necessary.

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Functional, Luxurious Home Elevators

Luxury Home Elevator

Home elevators are a convenient means to access all levels of the home, from the basement game room to the rooftop terrace. Whether a necessity or a desired addition, your home elevator can be made to bring your vision into reality and can enhance the sense of luxury in the home. When determining how to best accentuate your floor plan and interior design, there are a few items on which you should concentrate.

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What is an Elevator Planning Guide?

Symmetry Home Elevator showing shiplap car interior

An elevator planning guide, also known as a design guide, is a document which contains a number of the details necessary for the inclusion of an elevator into a construction project. These guides are primarily targeted to meet the needs of the architect and general contractor working on the project, but provide everyone with valuable information on the standard and optional features of the elevator.

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Planning Your Conveyance Project

Symmetry Vertical Platform Lift Conveyance Project

You have taken the time to plan the best accessible route, and done your best to know the local building and accessibility codes, but have you reached out to the people with the most knowledge of accessibility in your local market; the installing distributor? Accessibility is an industry that is heavily regulated by code.

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Holidays and the Home Elevator

Prepare Home Elevator for Holidays

As the holidays approach, you are probably already caught up in the hustle and bustle, working through details to gather your family and friends. Once the guest list has been finalized and the menu created, you can begin preparing your home for visitors. Your elevator provides an added convenience for your guests and there are a few things you can do to ensure it is ready for the holiday traffic.

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