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What Kind of Elevator is Best for Our Church?

Certainly it is true that Elevators or Lifts of some variety are required by all local and state codes to accommodate the handicapped and it is a very important that our facility is a welcoming place for those with special needs. However, there are some other practical reasons that you should consider when you install your elevator. Some churches don’t realize how important this peace of equipment can become in a building. They figure, “We’ll just get the cheapest and smallest elevator that meets code and save our money”, but let me say form experience that this may not be the best decision. What happens when you need to move those tables from one floor to the next. One or two is not so bad, but what about 10 or 20? Are you really going to carry them up and down every week? You may not realize it, but once the elevator is in, you may wish you had invested a little more money and made your facility a lot more user friendly. Here are some simple and utilitarian uses for your elevator that may not ...