Shaftless home elevators are residential lifts that have minimal pre-construction requirements making them a flexible addition to any residence. Without needing to construct a dedicated shaft for operation, shaftless elevators are often easier and quicker to install than traditional residential elevators due to their self-supporting nature. When compared to stair lifts, shaftless home elevators are a far more elegant addition to your home as their attractive aesthetic is sure to capture people’s attention and imagination. The unique design of these home elevators offer an innovative solution that is ideal for both retro-fit and new construction projects. Whether you need a space-saving solution or a wheelchair accessible model, home elevator by PVE offer shaftless residential elevators that will elevate your standard of living.
Why Choose a Shaftless Home Elevator?
Simply resting on the existing ground floor, home elevator by PVE are self-supporting lifts that can be installed almost anywhere inside the residence. As long as the floor is level, these residential elevators can just rest on the ground as a pre-construction pit or hoistway are not required for operation. This feature makes these shaftless elevators far more attractive than traditional lifts as a dedicated shaft does not need to be constructed for the project. These panoramic home elevators require less modifications to the property and are not structurally bound to the home, offering more opportunities for installation locations inside the residence. The original design for these home lifts offers 360 degree visibility while traveling giving passengers a scenic riding experience. A plug & play system requiring a 220 volt power supply, these residential elevators simply plug into the wall and have a nominal impact on your electrical usage. Powered by the most abundant resource in the world, AIR, these eco-friendly elevators operate using innovative pneumatic technology making them the most advanced home elevators on the market.
Best Shaftless Residential Elevators
With three models to choose from, ranging from a single passenger to a three passenger, wheelchair accessible model, there is a shaftless residential elevator to meet your projects requirements and needs.
As the world’s smallest fully certified home elevator, the PVE30 Home Elevator is the ideal space saving solution for any home. Able to transport 1 passenger or 350 lbs, this shaftless home elevator has a total exterior diameter of 30 inches and occupies the least amount of footprint of any home lift on the market. An easy to install solution for any home, the PVE30 Home Elevator can be installed in locations no other home elevator can making them far more appealing than other through-floor lifts.
If you are seeking a larger elevator that can carry up to two passengers, the PVE37 Home Elevator is the solution for your needs. A two passenger residential elevator with a 450 lbs lift capacity, this energy efficient home elevator has an exterior diameter of 37” inches and is large enough to fit most full size boxes and luggage. In addition, the PVE37 Home Elevator offers the ability for a folding seat and a handle to be installed inside giving homeowners the opportunity to sit while traveling. The first home elevator by PVE developed in 2002, the PVE37 Home Elevator is the first pneumatic elevator fully certified for worldwide use and is a space-saving lift solution that can go almost anywhere inside your home.
In need of a wheelchair accessible home elevator that is easy to install? Try the PVE52 Home Elevator, the world’s largest pneumatically operated home elevator. Able to transport up to 3 passengers or 525 lbs, this shaftless home elevator is large enough to fit most full size wheelchairs as well as an attendant inside. With a total exterior diameter of 52 11/16 inches, this elegant lift still occupies less space than traditional elevators while also being handicap accessible.
How Shaftless Elevators Operate
Using Pneumatic Technology to generate areas of higher and lower atmospheric pressure within the cylinder hoistway, home elevators by PVE apply a coaxial car within a smooth vertical cylinder with the car smoothly travels up and down through air pressure. The difference in atmospheric pressure on top of the car and the atmospheric pressure under the car generates the ascending push to allow the car to safely travel to your desired level. This ensures a safe and smooth ride as no cables, pulleys or pistons are used for operation.
How Safe Are Shaftless Elevators
Fully certified in all 50 states within the USA and with successful installations in over 90+ countries worldwide, home elevator by PVE are some of the safest residential elevators on the market. Annually certified and safety inspected by the prestigious Liftinstituut, one of the worlds leading elevator certification organizations, the safety of our customers is paramount as every residential elevator is pre-assembled and safety tested at our PVE factory headquarters prior to installation. Unlike other foreign manufactured lifts, these shaftless home elevators are manufactured in Miami, Florida, USA ensuring each elevator produced by PVE meets the strictest quality and safety standards.
Learn More About Shaftless Elevators
If you are interested in learning more about our shaftless elevators, be sure to fill out and information request form on our Home Elevators by PVE website and a Sales Representative will be able to assist you with your inquiry!