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Travel Effortlessly from Floor to Floor

Access Granted with Residential Elevators and Lift

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iving in a multi-level home provides challenges for anyone who has trouble navigating stairs due to age, wheelchair, or other mobility issues. With the addition of a custom home elevator, stairlift, or vertical platform lift, homeowners and their loved ones can safely and easily access all levels of their home, despite physical limitations, with an added sense of independence. Residential elevators designed by trusted manufacturers like Waupaca Elevator Company, Inc. are ideal for homeowners looking for mobility solutions as well as those who desire the added value and convenience that a home elevator will bring to their home. A residential elevator can be retrofitted into an existing home or designed into your dream house. As people grow older, they often need to move from their home, relocating to an unfamiliar neighborhood, because of the increased difficulty in safely using the stairs. An elevator eliminates the need to move from your home and can be significantly less costly than selling your home—especially in this real estate market. A home elevator can greatly improve your quality of life. While stairs are great for exercise, they are incredibly inconvenient—and dangerous— when carrying heavy loads or bulky items from one floor to another. Modern technology has made home elevators dependable, safe, quiet, durable, and a considerable complement to any home. Elevator car designs can be customized to suit your tastes and blend seamlessly with the style of your décor.

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For homes or budgets where a residential elevator isn’t an option, the Stannah 260 custom stairlift offers a wide variety of features and is custom designed to fit your staircase, ensuring optimum performance. The chair and track’s attractive, compact design takes up a minimum amount of space, making it ideal for narrow staircases. When not in use, it is easy to fold up and offers a convenient lever that allows the user to raise the footrest without bending down. The entire journey, controlled by a simple armrest rocker switch, is ultra-quiet and smooth, while conveniently located swivel handles allow riders to easily get on and off the chair. Because the Stannah 260 attaches to the stair treads, it can be mounted on either side of the staircase to suit your preference. For indoor or outdoor applications such as porches, decks, or other raised levels in the home that require elevation of up to five feet, the Genesis OPAL vertical lift, manufactured by Garaventa Lift, is ADA-compliant and easily transports passengers short distances. Ideal for wheelchair-bound residents and guests, the platform walls, platform gate, and optional automatic folding ramp travel with the platform to create a safety barrier around the passenger. For more information or to arrange a no-obligation consultation or demonstration, you can call Elevator Solutions, Inc., a locally owned and operated company, at 503-285-4222. Their trained staff can offer assistance with choosing and/or designing your residential elevator, chair, or lift system. CCB #143436, WA #ELEVAS1000L8. o n l i n e at p o r t l a n d h o m e m a g a z i n e . c o m

Portland Home June/July 2016  

Whether you're looking to remodel your entire home or you are interested in the latest trends in home fashion, interior design, kitchen appl...

Portland Home June/July 2016  

Whether you're looking to remodel your entire home or you are interested in the latest trends in home fashion, interior design, kitchen appl...