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December 2013 Update
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   Motivational Quote of the month:

"Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea." 

- Jim Rohn:  American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker

Please use this complementary monthly newsletter as a resource for all of your vertical transportation needs.


Home Elevators Move Up in Popularity for Aging 



Developers are luring downsizing baby boomers with elevators, a luxury feature that offers convenience now and the promise of easier movement as they age.




Click here to read the complete article.


The 3" x 5" Rule   


The 3 - 5 rule is a code requirement standard of the ASME A17.1 for residential elevators.

There is a long history and ongoing controversy to this rule.

Click here to read more

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Quick Facts about Residential Elevators:

  • Can add 10% to your home value *Based on US national home value average
  • Are the next "must have' home amenity- According to a 2004 NAHB Study 91,000 new home buyers in 2003 felt home elevators were an essential inclusion to their home design
  • Require low maintenance- similar to a furnace or air conditioner
  • A stairway may require as much as 100 square feet of space, while a home elevator can use as little as 24 square feet
  • You are almost one million times more likely to be injured going up and down your stairs than you are on a home elevator
We hope you enjoy our vertical transportation update and benefit from its content.  We are available in person or by phone to answer any of your questions or concerns.





Robert Boardman
T. L. Shield & Associates, Inc./Inclinator Co. of California
(800)954-3887 (800)201-1212
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Elevators Moving Up in Popularity
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