Most modern homes have an elevator and installing one is one of the best ways to add value to your residence. Installing home elevators in a double storey or multi storey homes ensures that family members with mobility issues can move freely and independently between the various levels. An elevator allows you to transport bulky goods such as furniture and laundry, makes life comfortable for the entire family, and increases the resale value of your home.
Residential elevators come in variety of styles and designs to blend with your home. There are three main categories – hydraulic, traction and pneumatic. Hydraulic systems require a machine room and are not suitable for homes with space constraints. If you are building a new home, you can plan the space needed for a hydraulic lift. A traction elevator works by sliding up and down a track with a counterweight. As it does not need a machine room it could be an ideal option for an existing home. Pneumatic vacuum elevators are the latest trend. No pit, hoist way, or machine room required for these vacuum systems and they can be set up quickly. Pneumatic glass elevators have an aluminum and polycarbonate cylinder structure and offer a 360 degree view of the home interior, providing visual treat for the eyes.