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Where Are We Wednesdays (06/20/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/20/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/20/2018) Happy Wednesday Folks! Starting with the top two pictures, Senior Technician Ron and Technician Ivan joined Oklahoma Technician Owen in Skiatook, Oklahoma this week.  They are installing a Symmetry Home Elevator that will service three floors for the future homeowner.  In the top right picture, Technician Ivan and Technician Owen are setting the elevator cab before installing the cartop. Each year, our technicians are required to complete a minimum of eight hours of factory training.  This training is crucial to maintain our expertise over the equipment we install/service, and to keep up to date with … Read more

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/13/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/13/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/13/2018) Happy Wednesday Folks! Starting on the left, Arkansas Technician Dustin is servicing a Vertical Platform Lift in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  This model was manufactured by Symmetry Elevating Solutions, and is enclosed in a hoistway.  These lifts can be used indoors as well. Kansas City Technician Darren and Technician Ivan are in Mission Hills, Kansas today installing the Symmetry Home Elevator featured in the middle on the top.  This elevator has an enterprise gate, which replaced the scissor style gate.  Scissor style gates can be flimsy and create shear hazards, they are no longer nationally code … Read more

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/06/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/06/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (06/06/2018) Happy Wednesday Folks! Technicians Tim and Ivan sent in this selfie today while on a jobsite in University City, Missouri.  Country Home Elevator has partnered with Mark Mehlman Homes to provide elevator options for their townhome projects over the years.  This week we are installing the 5th Symmetry Home Elevator for this particular project.  The bottom picture on the left shows the freshly set rails, this elevator will service four floors. The next selfie is of Lead Technician Adam in St. Louis, Missouri.  He is with an inspector performing an acceptance test on a new … Read more

Where Are We Wednesdays (05/30/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (05/30/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (05/30/2018) Happy Wednesday Folks! Technician Ivan sent in the first two photos today from a jobsite in Kansas City, Missouri.  He joined Kansas City Technician Darren (pictured in the top middle) to install a Symmetry Home Elevator that will service four floors.  The Symmetry Home Elevator can service up to six floors, we have installed them from cupolas all the way down to multi-basements. The bottom middle picture was taken by Lead Technician Adam, him and Technician Austin joined Oklahoma Technician Owen to complete the installation Symmetry Limited Access/Limited Use Elevator in Edmond, Oklahoma.  This picture … Read more

Where Are We Wednesdays (05/23/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (05/23/2018)

Where Are We Wednesdays (05/23/2018) Happy Wednesday Folks! The top two pictures were taken by Lead Technician Adam in Branson, Missouri today.  His crew is installing another Canton Elevator at the Grand Country Inn, one of the main attractions on the Branson Strip of Highway 76.  Country Home Elevator offers Canton’s Tradesman Model Elevator, a holeless hydraulic driven elevator that can service up to a 2500lb capacity.  The top right picture is of Technician Austin finishing up the wiring, this brand new elevator will be ready to ride during the busy Memorial Day weekend. Technician Tim snapped the bottom left … Read more

Template Tool for Installing Residential Elevators

Template Tool for Installing Residential Elevators

Template Tool for Installing Residential Elevators When home elevator installation is what you do for a living, you like to come up with tools and processes to streamline the workflow and ensure that the job is done with precision. Here you can see the Facebook video post with Craig Jones revealing the residence elevator template tool he developed to assist CHE’s elevator installers in establishing the proper layout for the job.