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Take the legwork out of living in a multi-level home by installing an elevator from Access Elevators

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L oss of mobility, whether caused by advancing age or an accident, can make living in a multi-level home difficult, and sometimes impossible.

Access Elevators can design and install a lift to suit the decor and layout of your new or existing home. Their Magic Carpet® lift is the most popular model.

Managing director Geoff Ellett says owners and architects have a lot of scope in determining the overall appearance of the lift.

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A photograph of an elevator on the second floor of a house

In the three-level home featured on this page the lift has been integrated into the multi-level foyer, which includes a winding staircase. The lift is concealed behind a door next to the staircase on each level, and the lift shaft ceiling is sloped to align with the roof line of the house.

Ellett says many people mistakenly believe that domestic lifts are noisy, cumbersome and expensive. "This needn't be the case. We can provide a quiet and affordable lift that has a proven history of safety and reliability."

Access Elevators specialises in hydraulic lifts that have a battery back-up descent facility in case of mains power failure. They can be adapted to suit a range of situations from domestic to light commercial.

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The staircase of this large home

For more details, contact Access Elevators Ltd, PO Box 3141, Tauranga, phone/fax 0800 PH LIFT (745 438).

Story by: Trendsideas

14 May, 2004