Genesis Elevator Company recently sponsored Matrix Residential, A Pollack Shore Company’s successful Livewire Training in Atlanta!
Today is the opening day for the Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse! The Holiday Home will be open today, November 20th through Sunday December 13th. Tours are available Thurs.-Sat. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving.
We would like to say thanks to Harrison Design and Sheehan Built Homes for selecting Genesis Elevator Company as a 2015 Christmas show home participant. We invite you to stop by and see our beautiful 3 stop hydraulic elevator.
MILLWOOD MANOR, with semblance to Scotland’s Stonefield Castle, appears to be plucked off the grand, circa-1837 estate and nestled onto this cozy corner estate lot in Buckhead. The aged limestone façade and slate roof lend an historic presence to the 2015 Home for the Holidays Show House, designed by renowned architecture firm Harrison Design and built by Sheehan Built Homes. Twenty national and locally renowned interior designers will put their stamp on this sprawling English Estate. Join us at Millwood Manor this holiday season!
The Atlanta design community’s favorite wintertime tradition, the annual Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse, is presented by White Oak Development. This year’s 15,000 sq. ft. estate is located at West Garmon Road and Northside Drive, and is a collaboration between renowned architecture firm, Harrison Design, and Sheehan Built Homes. Inspired by Scotland’s Stonefield Castle, the sprawling “Millwood Manor” opens its doors on Friday November 20th, and welcomes guests through Sunday December 13th. Genesis Elevator Company is proud to have installed the elevator in this year’s show home.
The 2015 Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse will be open to the public for tours Thurs.-Sat. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving.
For more information, visit http://www.atlantaholidayhome.com/
Is your elevator dark and dingy?
For a minimal investment you can have a whole new look and feel!
Let Genesis Elevator Company provide you with great design ideas, and a quote to make your elevator look bright, new and relevant again. Call us today at 770-423-1095
Nestled in the North Georgia mountains and overlooking the pristine shores of Lake Burton, there is a beautiful new home with an interior like no other. From the back deck you will see some of the most breathtaking scenery found anywhere but the real gem is found inside. We truly are only limited by the imagination, and Steve Jones Construction certainly tested that limit.
Steve contacted Genesis Elevator Company near the beginning of his project to let us know about his plans for an elevator in this new home. The plan was to access all three floors of the home which was no problem. it wasn’t until discussions ensued as to the interiors that we realized things were about to get different. A piece of the outdoor was about to come indoors and with it he lined the walls of the elevator. The picture may not illustrate it well, but if you look closely you will see that the walls of the elevator are lined with tree bark.
After installing well over 1000 home elevators, there are times when we begin to think we have seen it all. It is projects like this that remind me that the next unseen cool look is always around the next corner. In this case, maybe we should say “is always at the next floor”. Thanks Steve, this project was fun and we look forward to doing it again.
More and more homeowners are recognizing the benefits of installing elevators in their homes. An elevator can improve mobility and make all of the rooms in a home accessible to a person who has trouble using the stairs or who gets around in a wheelchair. An elevator can also be helpful for everyday tasks, such as carrying laundry to and from the basement or transporting groceries to the kitchen. In addition, an elevator can increase a home’s value.
If you are considering installing an elevator in your home, you have many options. Traditional elevators are hydraulic or cable-driven models similar to commercial elevators. Contemporary pneumatic, or vacuum, elevators use changes in air pressure to move the cab up and down. Each has its advantages.
A traditional cable-driven or hydraulic elevator is generally larger and has a greater weight capacity than a pneumatic model. Traditional elevators are usually able to transport wheelchairs. A traditional elevator can often be tucked away in an inconspicuous location behind a door.
Contemporary vacuum elevators tend to be smaller than traditional lifts. Some pneumatic elevators can transport a wheelchair, while others are too small. The weight capacities tend to be smaller than those of traditional elevators. Unlike cable-driven and hydraulic elevators, vacuum elevators are attached to a balcony or travel through a hole in the floor. While this eliminates the need for a pit and machine room, it means that the elevator will be out in the open, clearly visible to anyone who visits the house. Many homeowners like this aspect of their design, as well as the clear panels that offer a panoramic view of a home’s interior.
The type of elevator you choose will depend to a large extent on the design of your home. A traditional elevator will be more appropriate for an older home, while a contemporary pneumatic elevator will be more appropriate for a modern house. The choice will also depend on the amount of space you have available, as well as your personal preference.
To see more, call Genesis Elevator Company at 770-423-1095
Who’s ready for some chili? Genesis Elevator Company of Atlanta took place in ABC’s Annual Chili Cook-Off last night. ABC is an excellent organization for contractors, subcontractors and vendors to network, educate, and synergize!
Special thanks to James Kastelic for putting together his secret recipe! Do you need a quote on a commercial elevator installation, modernization, or repair (or perhaps a bowl of chili)? Call Genesis Elevator Company of Atlanta, Georgia today! 770-423-1095
The sky is the limit when it comes to selecting your cab interior finishes. At Genesis Elevator company, we even have a site that allows you to virtually build your own cab so you can get a visual of what a different combination of finishes might look like.
Interior selection needs to be a careful consideration of building type, usage, preference, and budget. We not only specialize in new elevator installations but also modernizing existing elevator cab interiors. Give Genesis Elevator Company a call today for help outfitting your commercial or residential cab interior! 770-423-1095
This Saturday Genesis Elevator Company was proudly represented by one of our field technicians, Brad Pierce, at the Hayes Elementary School Fall Festival. This event, sponsored by Sanctuary Church, fed over 600 underprivileged people.
We are proud to be part of this community and proud of employees like Brad who sacrifice their time to serve others. Way to go, Brad!