Installation of Elevators in a Residential Environment

Rick Magliano

The installation of elevators in a residential environment is immensely helpful for the wheelchair bound and the aged members in the family. Besides making life more comfortable for these individuals, these accessibility equipments can increase the resale value of your homes. Residential elevators are less expensive and complicated compared to commercial elevators, and can be easily installed.

A Variety of Safety Features for a Variety of Applications

Residential elevators are incorporated with several features and functions including excellent cab furnishings; convenient fixtures and accessories; safety systems such as emergency brakes, call button with an in-use indicator, interlocks on doors, emergency stops, emergency lowering, in-cab alarms, backup cables, emergency lights, telephone jacks, key-locks, brake; controls-in-cab and station controls.

The styles of residential elevators range from open platforms to fully enclosed cabins with interior finishes. The electricity cost involved in operating an elevator is the same as that of household appliances. Almost all types of elevators installed in a residential environment can be used for both passenger and freight elevator application. Most of the elevators are easy to install in any form of structural configuration.

Effective Models to Facilitate the Mobility Impaired

Elevators for both indoor and outdoor use are available in the market for mobility-impaired individuals to move easily from one floor to another in homes. The various types of residential elevator models include the Prolift Voyager, Volant gearless home elevator, Orion LULA elevator and LULA elevator. You have the option to choose a residential elevator that is space-efficient and convenient from authorized dealers and manufacturers such as Savaria Concord, Federal Elevator and ThyssenKrupp Access.

Installation of an elevator with all the above attractive options and safety features in your new or existing residence will improve the beauty and elegance of your home. Besides, these add comfort and convenience in the life of the physically challenged.

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