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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…

Liftavator Accessibility Solutions serves NC and the southeast. Charlotte and New Bern NC.

Common Types of Elevators

Usually, when we think of an elevator, the image of pushing the button and waiting for the doors to open, stepping inside and being whisked up into the building comes to mind. This lift is the most common; a passenger elevator in a multi-story, commercial building, designed to carry people from one level to another….

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Cherie Berry…North Carolina’s Elevator Queen

You most certainly have stepped on an elevator in the state of North Carolina and seen the inspection certificate prominently displayed inside.  That document ensures riders that the elevator is safe to operate because it has recently undergone and passed an inspection by a state licensed elevator inspector. North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) Inspectors…

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The M2 Vertical Platform Lift

Stairs, decks, porches and elevated platforms often pose a barrier to the elderly and people in wheelchairs, and ramps and/or home stair lifts may not be suitable for all applications. Vertical platform lifts (VPL) are commercial or residential elevators that allow wheelchair users to move from one level of the building to another without leaving their assistive…

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Going Up? Elevators Invade Suburban Homes

(by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan Staff Reporter of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL) Rhonda Fine’s morning ritual generally goes like this: Get out of bed, throw on sweats and wake up the dog for a walk. Pretty standard stuff except for one more step: She pushes a button in her third-floor bedroom for an elevator to take them…

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Your Go-to Guide for Elevator Safety During the Holidays

Remember the scene in Home Alone where the family is rushing through the crowded airport? Or images of teeming crowds in a shopping mall, every arm holding countless packages? Well … it’s that time of year again! November and December are arguably the busiest months of the year for traveling and shopping. Millions of people…

Liftavator K2 stairlift available in New Bern and charlotte nc

Now is the Time to Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Holiday Visitors

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are right around the corner! Now is a good time to start thinking about preparing your home for anticipated guests who may need a little help maneuvering the stairs. If you have elderly, disabled or injured friends or family that might need a ‘lift’ while they are visiting,…

Custom Elevator on Board a Personal Yacht

In 2002, Liftavator was approached by a client in his nineties who tasked us to engineer, build and install an elevator on his yacht in Manitowoc, WI. His one caveat was that the new elevator could not diminish his view from the yacht’s deck. Our engineers went to work with Burger Yacht and designed an…

  • Lifts

    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

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    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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    Wheelchair Lifts

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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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    Fully Enclosed Vertilift

  • Elevators

    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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    Residential

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    Vacuum Elevators

    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

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    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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    Machine Room Free

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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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    Commercial