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What Makes Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators Unique?

Dec. 1, 2016

For starters, Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators are the only air-driven, self-supporting, environmentally-friendly, plug and play home elevators in the world!

Unlike traditional elevators, PVE elevators are powered by the most abundant resource in the world- air...[Read More]

Limited Mobility: is Moving your Only Option?

Dec. 1, 2016

For some people, there comes a time when walking upstairs inside their own home becomes too much of a burden. When each step is more painful than the last, it causes stress to your ligaments or past injuries. What solutions do you have? What ultimatum is there besides moving to a new home?...[Read More]

 

History of Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators

Dec. 1, 2016

Since 2002, Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators,LLC has manufactured the world’s only air-driven home elevators, revolutionizing the home mobility industry and helping thousands around the world gain additional accessibility within their homes.  With over 9,000 units installed in 75+ countries, we have evolved into a leading home elevator manufacturer and the ideal elevator for any home owner...[Read More]

Why You Should Install a Pneumatic Vacuum Elevator in Your Home

July 23, 2015 By Stefan Gruber

Residential elevators are a pragmatic and elegant addition to your home. They can even add significant value to your house price! But why are they better than traditional elevator types? And what about the balance of costs and benefits involved? The pneumatic vacuum elevator is a safe and convenient solution that will help you better use the available space in your home. Costs are also a valid concern for many people - something which will be addressed in this article. Benefits of the … [Read More...]

5 Reasons for Installing a Pneumatic Home Elevator in Your Residence

July 17, 2015 By Stefan Gruber

In the past, home elevators were usually regarded as luxury products for the rich. However, in recent years things have changed greatly. As the cost of home elevators have fallen, the idea of installing one in your family home may have crossed your mind. In this article, we share some of the benefits of a home elevator. Increased mobility First and foremost, improved mobility is the most obvious benefit from installing an elevator in your residence. Disabled and elderly family members will … [Read More...]

 

Why A Pneumatic Home Elevator is A Worthwhile Investment

June 10, 2015 By Stefan Gruber

One of the most popular building trends today is the addition of a home elevator to one’s place of residence. Ask anyone who has taken advantage of this technology and they will tell you that they wonder why they have waited so long to realize what a convenience a home elevator has been to their lives. However, it is not a traditional run-of-the-mill home elevator that people will be raving about, but, instead, the pneumatic vacuum elevator. Homeowners across America are discovering that … [Read More...]

 

How Long Does it Take to Install a Residential Elevator?

May 25, 2015 By Stefan Gruber

For many homeowners considering a residential elevator, the idea of time isn’t one that’s considered heavily. Features, safety, capability, and cost tend to be the main concerns, with buyers assuming that the installation process will take however long it takes and it won’t make much difference from elevator to elevator. However, when you start to measure the time and financial costs of installing a traditional lift compared to a pneumatic vacuum elevator, you begin to see immediate … [Read More...]

 

Teach Your Children about Home Elevator Safety

May 11, 2015 By Stefan Gruber

PVE’s pneumatic vacuum elevators are extremely safe, featuring automatic controlled descent, doors controlled directly by the user, and even an emergency brake failsafe system. Safety is one of our top priorities when it comes to the design, installation, and use of our elevators. We are proud to build vertical mobility solutions that are appropriate for family homes. Our commitment is to building the safest and most beautiful vacuum elevators in the world. That said, it’s important to … [Read More...]

 

Save on Maintenance with a Vacuum Elevator

April 30, 2015 by Stefan Gruber

Traditional home elevators require an immense upfront expenditure. Elevators that rely on the old-school lift-and-pulley systems are bulky, heavy, and require quite a bit of remodeling work. If your home wasn’t designed with an elevator in mind, you could find yourself hard pressed for a spot to put a traditional elevator, or facing months of construction just to get everything situated correctly...[Read More]

 

Why Choose A Vacuum Elevator?

April 16, 2015 by Stefan Gruber

When it comes to residential elevators, you definitely have options. There are dozens of elevator manufacturers out there ready to sell a variety of elevator types, sizes, and designs. Vacuum elevators are a relatively new innovation, however, and you might not be aware of their many perks and advantages when searching through options. Here’s a quick glance at why vacuum elevators are set to become the new standard in residential elevators...[Read More]

 

Learn More About Our Home Elevators

March 31, 2015 by Stefan Gruber

PVE is the inventor and exclusive manufacturer of pneumatic vacuum elevators. Our elevators use innovative technology, cutting-edge materials, and incredible aesthetic design to provide a low-muss, low-fuss vertical mobility solution that is as attractive as it is safe, reliable, and efficient. There’s nothing quite like a PVE elevator anywhere else in the world. If you’re curious about our home elevators but aren’t sure where to begin, check out this quick overview of our three primary models...[Read More]

 

Advantages of Vacuum Elevators

March 18, 2015 by Stefan Gruber

The challenge in introducing any new technology is always convincing people as to why it’s better than the old. With residential elevators, an existing technology has long been the standard method for solving the problem of vertical mobility. People have an idea of what an elevator does, what it is supposed to look like, and how it is supposed to function. PVE’s residential elevators are different in every way from traditional designs. This leads many consumers to question what exactly they do differently, and why a vacuum elevator is a better solution for the home than a traditional weights-and-pulleys lift...[Read More]

 

See Home Elevators in Production at Our Miami Facility

February 25, 2015 by Stefan Gruber

PVE is the inventor and exclusive manufacturer of pneumatic vacuum elevators. Our innovative lifts use cutting-edge technology combined with beautiful aesthetics to provide efficient, attractive, safe, functional, and flexible vertical mobility solutions. We’re proud of the work we do, and we love showing it off to dealers and customers alike. Our 20,000 square foot factory, located in Miami, FL, is the beating heart of our operation and the home to both our corporate HQ and our manufacturing processes. We think of this...[Read More]

 

Problems with Traditional Residential Elevators

September 10, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

For almost as long as elevators have existed, homeowners have looked for ways to incorporate lift technology into multilevel homes. Residential elevators are about more than prestige or the “wow” factor; many homeowners need elevators to make areas of their home accessible to those who cannot use the stairs due to injury, illness, disability, or age. PVE offers a select line of in-home lift solutions that rely on vacuum technology instead of traditional mechanics...[Read More]

 

Home Elevators with Design Appeal

August 28, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

One of the toughest aspects of adding an elevator to your home is dealing with the aesthetic repercussions of installing a traditional shaft-based solution or stair lift. Most elevators are designed with functionality as the primary focus, meaning traditional home elevator solutions leave a lot to be desired in the aesthetics department. PVE’s pneumatic vacuum home elevator solutions are different. Thanks to innovative design and cutting-edge technology, our lifts offer attractive and striking visual appeal in addition to the basic functions of moving people from one level of your home to another...[Read More]

 

Questions About Residential Elevators

August 14, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

If you’re considering the addition of a residential elevator to your home, chances are good you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed sorting through all of the available options. There are traditional shaft/weight lifts, low-profile stair lifts, outdoor lifts, and our own pneumatic vacuum solutions. Since there’s so much to consider when it comes to picking the right residential elevator for you home, we’ve worked up a quick list of questions you can ask to help guide you to the right answer...[Read More]

 

Energy Efficient Home Elevators

July 24, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

As any homeowner knows, energy is one of the most consistently expensive elements of keeping a house running smoothly. Energy powers the air conditioner, the heater, the fridge, the garage door, and every other appliance big and small; many homes spend more on energy every year than they spend on groceries or on homeowner’s insurance. If you’re considering the installation of a home elevator, it’s important to think through the additional energy costs such equipment can represent...[Read More]

 

Going Green with Vacuum Elevators

July 12, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

At PVE, we’re proud to build cutting-edge lift technology designed to be safe, comfortable, and energy efficient. And while we’ve talked previously about how a vacuum elevator can save you money, it’s also important to us that our installation processes and core design philosophies reflect a greater care for the environment as well. Vacuum elevators are truly a green lift solution....[Read More]

 

Beautiful Home Elevators with Minimal Remodeling

June 26, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

One of the most difficult elements of adding a home elevator to your existing house comes in the form of the construction and remodeling necessary to make room for the lift and ensure it functions correctly. Traditional elevator designs – those depending on pulleys, cables, pistons, and counterweights – need an enormous amount of space and require massive remodeling work. Installing a traditional elevator can take weeks and will dramatically change the interior of your home...[Read More]

 

What to Look for in a Residential Elevator

June 13, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

If you’ve decided to install a residential elevator in your home and have moved on to the shopping process, odds are you feel a bit overwhelmed with all of the options. There are plenty of residential elevator manufacturers out there vying for your attention, some relying on traditional lift technology and others (like PVE) utilizing cutting-edge pneumatic tube innovations. Parsing all of this information can be difficult for someone new to the world of....[Read More]

 

Up Close with the PVE52 Home Elevator

May 26, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

At PVE, we manufacture several different models of innovative home elevators. Each is designed with a specific purpose — the PVE30, for example, is intended for tight spaces and single-passenger mobility. In this post, we’d like to take a closer look at our largest elevator, the PVE52. This particular model is built with enough space to be wheelchair-accessible, and is thus a popular lift for those individuals looking to stay vertical without having to leave their wheelchairs. Despite its size, the PVE52 is still far smaller than a traditional home elevator and requires far less time for installation...[Read More]

 

Are Pneumatic Vacuum Residential Elevators Safe?

May 13, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

PVE is the world leader in the design and manufacture of pneumatic vacuum residential elevators. As an industry trendsetter and a technology innovator, we understand that new advances in technology always come with questions; one of the most common questions we hear about our high-tech pneumatic elevators is, “Are they safe?” We hear it at trade shows, we hear it from clients, and we hear it in our email inbox when someone is curious about our technology....[Read More]

 

An Industry Leading Residential Elevator Manufacturer

April 28, 2014 by Stefan Gruber

When it comes to choosing a residential elevator manufacturer, there’s no doubt that you have a lot to consider. Not only do you need to find the perfect elevator for your given circumstance, you must also track down a reputable and reliable residential elevator manufacturer with a history of exceeding the expectations of its clients and delivering results without compromise. As anyone who’s had a bad experience with a contractor can tell you, taking a job and finishing a job are two very different things...[Read More]

 

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