How Do Residential Elevators Work?

Symmetry Residential Elevators for the home

Residential elevators are comprised of 3 primary functional elements; the car, rail structure and the drive system.
The car is the most visible portion of the home elevator. It can be made in a variety of sizes and configurations and there are a number of ways that you can customize your home elevator car to match the décor of your home. The elevator car is the piece that transports passengers from landing to landing.

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What You Need to Know About Retrofitting Your Home Elevator

House Elevator Interior View

Residential elevators are comprised of 3 primary functional elements; the car, rail structure and the drive system.
The car is the most visible portion of the home elevator. It can be made in a variety of sizes and configurations and there are a number of ways that you can customize your home elevator car to match the décor of your home. The elevator car is the piece that transports passengers from landing to landing.

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Personal Home Elevator Safety

Symmetry Personal Home Elevator

As home elevators become more common, understanding proper usage and maintenance is critical to ongoing performance. If you are the owner of a personal home elevator, you are taking on a very important responsibility – to ensure the proper function of the machine which will transport family and friends.

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Mine Shaft Lift Home Elevator Cars

Symmetry Mine Shaft Home Elevator Cab Design

Mine shaft home elevator cars capture a look and style that is both timeless and beautiful. The rustic appearance of the mine shaft car, with quality hardwood panels and antiqued metal accents, can enhance any living space and reflect your personal tastes.

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Planning an Elevator for Home Use

Residential Elevator for Home Use Straight Through Configuration

You may be among the many homeowners who are considering the addition of an elevator for home use. Whether a retrofit to your existing residence or a part of new construction, you will be glad to know that you can select from a variety of options when personalizing your elevator for aesthetics and function. While both aspects are essential, the foundational component to initial planning is determining the functionality of your elevator.

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Small Elevators for Homes

Are you looking to install an elevator in your home and have questions about how it will fit into your existing space? If you are interested in adding a small home elevator to your current residence, there are a number of items that need to be considered. Because a small elevator can mean different things for different people, we have outlined some of the most common thoughts in regards to home elevators.

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Why Residential Elevators Are NOT DIY

Symmetry Home Elevator installed by Country Home Elevator

When properly installed and maintained, a home elevator enhances the livability of any residence by providing a convenient means for long-term accessibility. Perhaps you are considering the addition of a residential elevator to boost the value of your property, to provide access to all levels of the home or even as an investment which allows you to stay in your home on a long-term basis.

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Why Choose an In-Home Elevator?

If you wish to stay in your home well into the future, the addition of an elevator may increase your peace of mind and provide a practical, long-term solution. Having a residential elevator installed can extend the useful life of your family home and create a means for safely accessing all floors of your living space.

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