You don’t have to live in a spacious estate to add an elevator to your home. Modestly sized residences are perfectly capable of accommodating a residential-style elevator or lift. So, if you’re looking into home elevator size requirements and considering whether or not you can fit a home elevator inside a closet, you may be on to something.Read More
Shaftless home elevators offer much of the same convenience you’ll enjoy with a traditional home elevator but with a smaller footprint. Unlike most conventional home elevators, a shaftless home elevator moves up and down through the floor without an enclosed elevator shaftway. It also does not need a pit beneath it to operate.
Thanks to its compact structure, a shaftless home elevator will fit in most homes with fewer construction requirements. However, keep in mind that although a shaftless home elevator takes up less space than a traditional one, it will still require professional installation.
Fortunately, when you work with Arrow Lift, our Elevator Technicians have extensive experience with shaftless home elevator installation and will also guide you on the proper operating procedures. For now, let’s break down how shaftless home elevators work, including how to use them and the components that enable their safe operation.Read More
If you’ve ever moved anywhere, you know the process can be labor-intensive and not always fun. You’ve likely uttered the phrase, “We’re never moving again!” sometime during the event. That’s why the thought of finding a forever home — a property that will see you through every stage of life so you really can never move again — can be quite an appealing prospect.
But what should you look for in a forever home? While it’s natural to focus on what you need right now, you’ll want to think long-term when looking for a location that will be your home base for years to come. To put you in that future-thinking mindset, we’ve created a list of must-have factors to look for in your forever home. Here are eight top considerations to keep in mind during your home-buying journey.Read More
Ask any real estate agent and they’ll tell you, in most circumstances, building a new bathroom or finishing your basement is a surefire way to add value to your home. But those aren’t the only projects that provide a boost! For example, did you know installing a home elevator can raise your home’s worth by 10% or more?
There are many atypical ways you can add value to your home, from small, DIY-friendly efforts to more significant improvements that can renew your love for your house. Whether it’s lighting fixtures or dumbwaiters, if you’re looking to add value to your home, consider these more unexpected options that fit into many different budgets. Here are nine ways to raise your home’s valuation.Read More
When stairs become difficult to navigate, it can quickly make your dream home feel more like a frustrating nightmare. Fortunately, small home elevators can be an easy solution to some of the most pressing mobility problems that can limit the complete enjoyment of your home. You may think small elevators for homes are the stuff of a wild daydream. Wouldn’t it require an extensive (and expensive) home remodel? Fortunately, no.Read More