3 Residential Elevators for Your Fairfax County Home

Posted on March 9, 2020

From Vienna to Arlington, several Fairfax County homes could benefit from an elevator. Available in areas such as Great Falls, and Alexandria, to name a few, your home elevator could give you freedom and mobility so that you can age in place. If you are wondering which home elevator type is the best fit for your home, read on.

Roped Hydraulic

A combination of the best traits of the roped and hydraulic elevator systems, this elevator is designed to give you a smoother ride. A set of steel cables and a hydraulic pump work with the pulley system inside the roped hydraulic elevator. In addition to enhanced stability, the roped hydraulic elevator system often doesn’t need a separate machine room.

Electric Motor

The electric motor elevator, like the Stiltz Lift Elevator for example, are one of the quickest and most cost-effective to install. The electric motor elevator needs to be plugged in to operate, and will not need a machine room. The electric motor elevator is known for running quietly, which is an added benefit.

Vacuum Tube

Lastly, a pneumatic vacuum tube, or PVE, elevator is one of the most advanced choices. Unlike other elevator types that use cables or pulleys, a pneumatic vacuum elevator doesn’t need a mechanical lifting system to operate. Rather, a pneumatic vacuum tube elevator lifts and lowers through the use of vacuum pressure inside the hoistway. It is very energy efficient because it uses gravity to naturally lower.

Contact Signature Elevators Today for Your Residential Elevator!

Signature Elevators & Accessible Design, LLC works with leading manufacturers to provide you with the beautiful residential elevator that you need. Located in Rockville, MD, we have years of experience with incorporating elevators into multi-story homes and working with customers to ensure the elevator meets their specific needs. With styles from modern tubes to wood paneled cabs, Signature Elevators has all the tools you need to build the perfect elevator for your home! Visit our website or contact us at (301)-251-1659 for more information. The manufacturers we represent are:

Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators https://www.vacuumelevators.com/

Stiltz Lifts https://www.stiltzlifts.com/

Waupaca Elevators https://www.waupacaelevator.com/

Cambridge Elevating http://www.cambridgeelevating.com/

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