How do I use my home elevator?

While simple, knowing how your Federal Elevator product functions is key. We’ve presented few evergreen tips to use your home elevator in the video. That was a nice tour describing your daily elevator experience. Safety is also an experience you can enjoy. To be safe in an elevator, please DO NOT… … lean on the […]

2019 Elevator Convention – NAEC Fall 2018

We are excited to be a part of the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Fall convention this year. Our colleagues will be travelling to Grand Rapids, Michigan to represent our company. This marks the 20th year that we have been exhibiting at this trade show. This mark’s the Association’s 70th year holding this excellent […]

Nominated for 2019 Best Canadian Contractor

Federal Elevator is proud for the Ellie nomination in the category of Best Contractor – Canada. This our second time being nominated for this award ceremony with only 4 other companies. The Ellies is an awards program run by Elevator World, the only international publication that focusses on everything elevator and escalator related. Ellies recognize […]

Elevator Manufacturing Plant

We have over 30 years experience in low to mid-rise home and commercial elevator, making Federal Elevator a a trusted provider in the elevator industry. We often upgrade our state-of-the-art manufacturing plant to help us deliver the quality elevators our clients have come to expect from us. All home and commercial elevators are designed, engineered […]

How a home elevator can help you age-in-place

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 possible changing lifestyle rather than […]

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 electrical disconnects are for to bring […]

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 is fully installed). Keeping this […]