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Custom Home Elevators – A+ Rising Up

A+ ELEVATORS PROVIDES SERVICE & INGENUITY By Victoria Plasse “We want the elevator to be a feature of the home, a piece that can be shown off with pride, not a piece of mechanical equipment you hide behind closed doors.” –Chris Harris, Owner, A+ Elevators Serving the Northern Rockies and beyond, A+ Elevators is the principal manufacturer of high-end custom home elevators as well as a provider of low-rise commercial elevators, wheelchair lifts, dumbwaiters, freight lifts, and accessibility equipment. Chris Harris, the owner of A+ Elevators, was destined to build the number-one elevator business. How he got there was a [...]

By |2019-06-14T08:12:35+00:00June 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Mobility Solutions At Home

Mobility Solutions at Home Being safe at home isn't just a baseball thing. It's a fundamental ideal. We expect our homes to be a refuge where we find shelter, security, and comfort from the hassles and hardships of the world. Unfortunately, illness, injury or age-related changes that impact mobility can transform the familiar turf of your home into a dangerous place, especially if your home has staircases that connect multiple levels. A recent study in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine found that on average, more than one million Americans are treated in emergency departments for stair-related injuries each [...]

By |2019-05-06T22:13:10+00:00April 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Elevate Me

A+ ELEVATORS ON THE RISE Part of the appeal of an elevator is the intimacy. The passenger elevator initially found its place in history with its success in hotels in the mid-1800s. It created an experience that separated it from the business world of the early Wall Street types in New York City. Later, when the elevator was introduced into the retail world, it was primarily to provide a safe and smooth ride to the upper floors, yet one of its earliest riders remembered it this way. “You enter a charming little room nicely carpeted, around three sides of which [...]

By |2019-05-06T21:34:27+00:00January 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Flying Chair

SOARING WITH A+ ELEVATORS Modern man may take for granted the mechanism that takes us up 100 floors or more in buildings around the world, perhaps because the rudimentary elements of the elevator have been around since ancient Rome. Early elevators were open cars or platforms with pulley systems that were manually operated by animals, people, or water wheels and used mostly as a means to transport heavy materials. It was not until the mid-eighteenth century that the first passenger elevator was designed. King Louis XV had the first elevator in his residence in Versailles. Thought to be the [...]

By |2019-05-06T22:19:44+00:00January 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments