Floor joist cut to opening size and supported with new framing. The metal liner is installed with an unfinished basement ceiling.
Plywood opening cut to the exact size
With the Stiltz Duo Alta template the floor opening is cut for a perfect fit. Notice the edges of the opening are flush with the face of the framing members. The Stiltz guide rails will attach to this framing for support.
Liner installed on tile
On the top landing side, we have the Stiltz Duo liner installed over tile. The liner can be installed over any flooring material including hardwood and carpet.
Underside finished looking up
Note: Different job site from above
Liner installation on carpet
Liner installed on hardwood floor
This elevator is installed in a small alcove tucked out of sight. The hatch cover has been removed to illustrate the metal liner and how it fits in the floor opening. In normal operation, this area is closed off with a cover.