A home elevator offers complete accessibility for the home, eliminating the barrier of stairs. Unlike accessibility lifts, a home elevator features automatic operation to travel from floor to floor. They can be customized with finishes ranging from standard to luxury, depending on your budget and tastes. In the home elevator comparison chart below, five popular models are featured.
|SAVARIA ECLIPSE||SAVARIA INFINITY||INCLINATOR ELEVETTE||GARAVENTA ELVORON||CAMBRIDGE ELMIRA|
|Drive system||chain drive||hydraulic||cable drum||geared direct drive||hydraulic|
|Machine room required?||optional||yes||yes||no||yes|
|Minimum pit required||6″||8″||10″||8″||8″|
|Minimum overhead clearance||96″||96″||96″||96″||96″|
|Warranty||3 yr||3 yr||2 yr||2 yr||3 yr|
|Notable||machine room-less option||higher capacity option available||also makes hydraulic and machine roomless||also available with hydraulic drive||high capacity option|
These home elevators travel at a similar speed averaging about 40 ft per minute. Additional pit depth is required for higher capacity or cab size. Overhead clearance increase with optional taller cab sizes.
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