Are you trying to figure out which residential lift is best for you and your home? Before you buy an elevator, there are six things you should look for:
1. Pay a visit to a showroom
Before you buy, try it out! Before making a selection, you must view and try out your desired goods in person. This will ensure that your quote has exactly what you were looking for.
Tip: Make sure you don’t miss out on any features you were hoping to see. Find out what’s included in the basic package and what’s an optional add-on.
2. Inquire about the drive system that will be employed.
Elevators offer a choice of complex specialized driving systems to choose from, each with its own set of costs and advantages.
Tip: By visiting a transparent and open lift company, you can ensure that you do not purchase items that you do not require. Make certain you ride in a showcase lift with the same drive system as the one you’ve been quoted on.
3. Be aware of the safety aspects.
Make sure you have a thorough list of safety features when you buy your lift parts. Emergency battery backup power in the event of a power outage, cabin speed modification, and what happens if you surpass the maximum carrying capacity are all common issues. Your primary concern should be your safety!
4. Recognize the service requirements
Nobody wants to hear the words “out of service,” so make sure you inquire about servicing frequency and costs before making a final purchasing decision. This will allow you to include all costs in your original purchase budget and keep you informed about ongoing safety requirements.
Recognize your service requirements.
5. What is the greatest location for a lift in my home?
A good elevator business will be happy to help you figure out how to make place for an elevator without having to buy one first. Before receiving a full price, request that a representative from the elevator firm view your house designs or current residence. This manner, you can be sure that the quotation is accurate and meets your criteria.
6. Don’t be afraid to speak up.
Before making a buying decision, don’t be hesitant to seek guidance and obtain many quotations from various lift businesses. There are a variety of technical parameters and finish options that can affect the final quoted price.
West Coast Elevators’ knowledgeable Sales Professionals will gladly assist you in learning how to read and interpret lift specifications and quotations so that everything is clear before you make a purchasing choice. Simply schedule a visit to our showroom for a talk and a cup of coffee.
We don’t just sell and install elevators at West Coast Elevators. We re-establish liberty and self-determination. While each homeowner has their own lifestyle, likes, and budget, what they all have in common is a desire to stay in their houses for as long as possible. Residential elevators can also have a substantial impact on a home’s market value. We are excited to collaborate with you and help you realize the full potential of your multi-level property by making it totally accessible.