Aging in Place – How a home elevator can help

Aging baby boomers will become a significant demographic in North America within the near future. The typical boomer is active, financially independent and most have the desire to continue living in the homes that they worked hard to maintain. Many are modifying their existing home to help them adapt to Read More

Jun 04, 2019

What is an Elevator Machine Room?

Firstly, What is The Machine Room?! The Machine room is an area set aside for the elevator equipment and consists of the Controller, 2 electrical disconnects and the pump unit. The Controller is a series of relays to help the elevator run, think of it as the brain. The Read More

May 29, 2019

Home Elevator Fascia

Home Elevator Finishing Tip – Fascia

Is your home elevator height lower than your door heights? Hide the elevator equipment from sight by adding a fascia at the top part of the door frame. The fascia should be added at the time that your contractor installs the door frames on every level (schedule this after elevator Read More

Jun 09, 2017

The Controller

The controller is located in your machine room. Think of the controller as the elevator’s brain. The controller is a series of relays, electronic components and a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) that work together to help the elevator run smoothly and safely. All of the elevator’s functions and travel are controlled Read More

Jun 01, 2017

Home Elevator Bi-Fold Doors

FEDERAL FEATURE IN FOCUS – Bi-parting Doors

This is one of the several door opening options that Federal Elevator offers. Bi-parting doors are a great option for the client who is looking for a modern and elegant entrance to their elevator. They are finished in a brushed stainless steel and are fully automatic. Bi-parting doors are widely Read More

Jul 11, 2016

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER