Residential


Opposite Side
Adjacent Side
Single Side

Add lift-free luxury to your home. Our commercial grade residential dumbwaiter is a perfect solution for moving material from floor to floor in multi-level environments.
A residential dumbwaiter is a must with all the other top-of-the-line appliances and appointments you’ve chosen. Sleek, compact and beautiful, our commercial grade dumbwaiters carry whatever you need with style and dependability.

Save unsafe stair climbing!  Save space, time and energy!  Help avoid injuries with a residential dumbwaiter. Depend on our project experts with over 130 years of combined experience to design and manufacture the right system for the lifetime of your home.

Typical materials handled by a Residential Dumbwaiter:

  • Groceries
  • Dishes & Cutlery
  • Laundry
  • Firewood
  • Clothing
  • Luggage

Standard features include:

  • Lifting distance up to 50 feet
  • Car speeds of up to 50 feet per minute
  • Counter height loading
  • Single side, opposite sides or adjacent side loading configuration (see figures below)
  • Commercial grade construction throughout
  • Performance proven commercial grade drive system
  • UL approved control systems
  • Compliance with all National Code requirements
  • Utilizes swing type doors as selected and provided by your builder
  • UL listed door locks
  • Low cost installation
  • Minimum maintenance requirements

Optional features include:

  • Manually operated vertical bi-parting, slide up, slide down and swing type UL fire rated entrances
  • Security Systems
    • Key locks
    • Keypads
    • Interfaces to external security systems

Benefits of a Residential Dumbwaiter System:

  • Economical: Initial and operating cost is a fraction of the cost of elevators and provides the same life span of elevator systems.
  • Space Saving: Consumes 50 – 75% less floor space than elevators
  • Safety: Avoids exposure of homeowners to the injury potential of lifting materials, carrying materials up and down stairs.
  • Welfare: Can enhance the design / décor of a home while increasing value.
  • Flexibility: Variety of available drive mechanisms, guide rail types and control circuitry can allow custom operations and systems to interface with special needs, security or design requirements
  • Special Features and Options: A variety of special features allows customization to fit the unique needs of client’s projects such as power operated landing doors, supporting tower structures, automatic material transfer devices and more.
  • Sustainability: Systems are designed to last the lifetime of your client’s home.
  • Energy Efficiency: Dumbwaiters use less energy and less carbon footprint than elevator systems.
  • Planning assistance: Same day, job specific planning assistance from trained engineers can ease your planning time and help select the right systems for your project, with lead time deliveries to suit your project needs.