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Factors affecting home elevator prices

By DAY Elevator & Lift Subscribe to RSS | April 2nd 2012 | Views:

Home elevators are a perfect addition to your home since it operates as a perfect mobility solution for the physically challenged and elderly family members and at the same time add significant value to your home. It adds 10% more on the resale of your home.

If you have decided to purchase a residential elevator, or add an accessibility feature to your home, there are several questions that naturally pops into one's mind are "how much does a home elevator cost?, what are the factors affecting home elevator prices?, etc. Here is some information about the price of home elevators and the factors that affect the price of residential elevators.

Normally, the cost of home elevator ranges from $10,000 to $20,000, including installation costs. A home elevator's cost depends largely on its features. There are different factors that affect the cost of home elevators. They are the safety features, number of floors it serves, durability of materials, size, carrying capacity, decoration for the interior of the cab (for eg: carpeting, mirrors or chandeliers) and choice of model.

Additional accessories you installed to make your home elevator unique will also affect the cost of elevators. Prices depend on:

• whether the elevator is AC powered or battery powered; AC powered is more expensive

• Whether it is an outdoor or indoor elevator, the former being costlier

• The extent of sophistication

The way in which an elevator is installed and operated also affects the cost of residential elevators. The cost of residential elevator will also vary based on the place of installation. To be precise, the cost of residential elevators varies based on whether you are installing it in an existing home or in a home which is under construction. Installing a home elevator system in an existing home will cost more than installing it in a home which is under construction.

The price of an elevator varies according to its type. Home elevators are available in a wide range of types - hydraulic elevator, an electric or traction elevator, pneumatic lift elevator and overhead winding drum. Prices for the various elevator type changes with different companies and when applied in different settings.

Buy from leading elevator suppliers

Before selecting a home elevator system, always try to gather as many details about the model you are looking for. Leading manufacturers such as Savaria, Federal Elevator and ThyssenKrupp Access supply exclusive models of home elevators. Compare the cost of residential elevators of different companies. Researches and going through reviews posted by customers will help you in your selection. Residential elevator models such as Panorama, Renaissance, Eclipse, Telecab, Volant and Rise are some of the popular models known for the convenience and safety.

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