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How Much Does It Cost to Put an Elevator in a House?

Whether you’re a busy family, an aging retiree, or a caregiver for a parent, you may have considered putting in an elevator to ease the physical and logistical burdens that come with running a household. Your next thought, after how convenient it would be, will likely be “how much will it cost?” It’s a great… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Install a Home Elevator?

In short: anytime is a good time to install a home elevator! However, there are certain life changes and events that make the addition of a home elevator a perfect solution to a problem. The best time to install a home elevator is when… Your family is growing and you can’t keep up with the… Read more »

Signs You Should Invest in an Elevator

Owning a large home can be a blessing and a curse at the same time. It can be exhausting walking up and down one or more flights of stairs, especially when saddled with trays of food, laundry baskets, sports equipment and luggage. Have you thought about making things easier on yourself and investing in an… Read more »

Budgeting for a Home Elevator

Just like any other home improvement or addition, it’s important to come up with an overall elevator budget to ensure you stay within your intended spending limit. From simple dumbwaiters and stair chairs to wheelchair lifts and passenger elevators, there are many considerations to make when choosing a residential elevator. Pricing for residential elevators typical… Read more »

Aging at Home: How Mowrey Can Help

More and more seniors are deciding to age in place, which means they’re opting to stay in their homes rather than downsize into an assisted living facility, senior home community or nursing home. According to the AARP, 90 percent of seniors intend to continue living in their current homes for the next five to 10… Read more »

Private Residence Elevators – Safety

Having a private elevator in your home is a convenience that many homeowners appreciate. However, safety is still of paramount importance, just like it is with commercial elevators. Go over these safety tips before having an elevator installed in your home and review them periodically with everyone in the home. Make sure your residential elevator… Read more »

Is a Stair Chair Necessary in Your Home?

Added convenience…better mobility…increased access to all areas of your home…these are just a few reasons why a stair chair may be necessary in your home. Stair chairs, also known as stair chair lifts, are automated devices that assist the elderly, those with disabilities, and those with mobility issues so they can easily go up and… Read more »

3 Reasons to Consider a Stair Chair

Stair chairs, or stair chair lifts, are devices used to help people go up and down stairs who otherwise wouldn’t be able to do so on their own. This convenient option is designed for residential settings, with lifts helping both the physically challenged and the elderly stay in the home in which they have lived… Read more »