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Cherie Berry former Commissioner of Labor NC

Cherie Berry put her picture in every North Carolina elevator. Here’s how that affected her reelection.

From WashingtonPost.comApril 14, 2016 It’s hardly surprising when an incumbent uses political advertising to raise his or her reelection prospects. But here’s what is surprising: a claim that advertising in elevators delivered this lift. And yet that’s exactly how North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry may have brought her electoral prospects to new heights….

Staying Safe & Healthy During COVID-19 Outbreak

Though we often take them for granted, elevators are an essential mode of transport for people who have difficulty climbing stairs or need to travel many floors, especially in critical settings where time is often of the essence.  If you need to use an elevator in a hospital or residential or office building during this…

Seniors working out to help improve mobility

How Can Seniors Help Improve their Mobility?

Although many of us are living longer and often remaining healthy much later into life, many people develop mobility difficulties as they age. Decreased mobility can lead to less active lifestyles, and vice versa. When you’re used to walking around your entire life unaided, learning to walk with a walker, cane or even using a…

Debunking Common Myths about Stairlifts

We recently installed a stairlift for a client in the Charlotte area who took a tumble down the stairs. Though both he and his wife are in their eighties, they are quite mobile and never considered that they might need the increased accessibility that comes with a stairlift. After he recovered from his fall, they…

Trump Hotel Chicago Transforms Elevator into Gingerbread Express

Kristen Thometz | December 14, 2018 10:19 amfrom Gingerbread cookies and houses are synonymous with Christmas. The Trump Hotel Chicago takes the seasonal staple to the next level with the Gingerbread Express—an elevator dressed head to toe in gingerbread.  The idea for the elevator was cooked up in 2012 by a pastry assistant and a…

Will Your Senior Loved Ones Feel Safe in Your Home this Holiday Season?

The holidays are a time of fun and celebration, but some elements of the season may be hazardous to elderly family members. This is the time of year when families and friends come together to reconnect, to enjoy each other’s company, and to celebrate traditions. These holiday events often include beloved elderly family members and…

Liftavator offers LiveChat

Liftavator now offers LiveChat to be in touch with our customers New Bern, NC – October 11, 2019 – We are pleased to offer LiveChat on our website as a new communication channel for our customers. Both current and potential customers can now visit our website to have a live chat with Liftavator support anytime…

If you had hurricane damage to your elevator during Dorian, please contact Liftavator today.

Hurricane Dorian Follow Up

Hurricane Dorian was kinder to our area than last year’s Florence, however the huge storm brought plenty of rain and wind. We hope you and your loved ones made it through the storm safely. Hopefully, you did not receive a great deal of damage during the storm, however if you notice any problems with your…

At Liftavator we have a wide selection of indoor and outdoor residential elevators. New Bern and Charlotte NC.

Indoor or Outdoor Elevator; Which One is Right for You?

So you’ve decided to install an elevator in your home, and now you’ve got one more big decision to make — where exactly do you want it installed? Your choice will be between an indoor or an outdoor elevator, and your needs, your space availability and your home’s layout will determine your ultimate decision.  Here…

Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators available at Liftavator in New Bern & Charlotte

What Makes an Elevator Green?

It all started with Archimedes, who in 236 B.C.E. attached some pulleys to the top of a big wooden box and began to pull, thus creating the most primitive, but world’s first, elevator. This prototype was made of locally sourced, sustainably produced materials; whatever was available and would get the job done. Ironically, this ancient…

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    The risk of falling on the stairs is a serious household concern for many people. The installation of a stair lift can allow you to remain in your home safely with renewed peace of mind.

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    Stair Lifts


    When you need a low-rise residential and commercial vertical lift, the Vertilift is perfect for quickly moving between the first and second floors of your home or business.

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    The fully-enclosed Vertilift makes it easy to move from floor to floor. It can be installed inside or outside and will be custom built to fit the structure’s specifications.

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    The Liftavator is a compact elevator service that quickly transports you between different floors in your home, providing up to 50 vertical feet of elevator service.

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    Vacuum elevators are the world’s ONLY air driven residential elevators. Available in three models: single passenger, double passenger and triple or wheelchair accessible.

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    Vacuum Elevators


    With ample room and able to carry up to 750 pounds, this Machine-Room-Free residential model is perfect for transporting heavy materials or groups of people.

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    Liftavators can meet the same demands as full-sized commercial elevators. These specially designed elevators travel up to 25 vertical feet, perfect for private residences or small office buildings.

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