Church Accessibility Assistance:
the years we have helped some local churches make use of
technology and access regulations by installing lifts
and elevators in their buildings.
Many Churches have a need to have handicap and elderly
people to access the sanctuary and other floors in the
building. Most Churches donít know where to start in
the process. Engineering, Codes, vendors, contractors
and budgets are sometimes intimidating. We like to
We design and build many commercial and industrial
buildings for industry associated with equipment
operations. Our people work with State Building and
Elevator Codes regularly. Our involvement with
construction, automation and electrical controls helps
us to deal with elevator vendors and integrating
We welcome the opportunity to be able to work with the
Church members to give them a safe, reliable unit. We
will start by coming to your Church committee, Trustees
or Board and explain the process. We enjoy helping.
Call us and we will be glad to come to your meeting at
These are examples of our work assisting other Churches:
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Having us come to discuss your needs and the
Completing preliminary Design alternates locating
the equipment for your building. Some of the
installations are inside the existing structure and
sometimes there is a building bump just outside the
We will work as your project manager, helping you
with the design, negotiations, construction and
installation of the complete system. We enjoy
seeing Church buildings accessible; we normally do
this as a favor for the Church.
The preliminary design drawing will be sufficient
for us to receive estimates for construction and the
elevator equipment. You will now have documents.
Many Churches hang the drawing on the wall to show
other members the project is taking shape.
The Church can start an Elevator Fund.
We will work on the detailed design for construction
and specifying the equipment.
As funds accumulate, many Churches decide to start
construction and hold off on purchasing the elevator
equipment until later. When members see
construction starting, many times the funds for
equipment will be donated.
Purchase and install the elevator equipment.
Authorization by the State for occupancy and to use
We will work with an elevator company for a
continued maintenance agreement with the Church.