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The Builders #1 Choice

AmeriGlide is the only major manufacturer of home elevators in the USA that sells “builder direct”. We provide a turn key solution for your elevator needs.

The lowest cost home elevator in the USA

Buying direct from the manufacturer is the easiest way to save thousands of dollars per unit.

Builder DIY interior cab finishes

We can sell a complete elevator cab that you the builder can finish on site to your specifications that matches your whole house interior finish This option also saves up to a thousand dollars for a single elevator. We can also custom build a cab or let you choose from one of our standard cab finishes.

Fits almost any size elevator shaft

No matter who was specified originally or the dimensions of your existing shaft we have a turn key solution that will fit.

Buy Made in the USA

All of our elevators are made right here in the good old USA. We employ US labor in a US factory, and our component parts like our motor and electrical components are all sourced here as well.

  • PLC Based Controller, ETL Listed
  • Terminal and Final Limits
  • Optical Landing System
  • 2nd Level Homing
  • Blue LED Call Buttons
  • Automatic Cab Lights
  • Travel Cable
  • Cartop Box
  • Phone
  • 2 Drawing Revisions
  • Travel Speed of 40 fpm (nominal)
  • Standard cab size 3'x4'. Additional sizes available
  • Standard cab interior height 6'8", 7'0" or 8'0"
  • Electromechanical door interlocks
  • Broken cable type "A" instant safeties
  • Optical landing system
  • "Sleep mode" to conserve energy and component life when elevator is not in use.
  • Aluminum platform and rail brackets
  • Load capacity of 950 lbs.
  • Recessed lighting, automatic
  • Stainless steel fixtures
  • Concealed telephone for emergency communications
  • Travel distance up to 48'5"
  • Overhead clearance requirements - 6'8" cab requires 102", 8'0" cab requires 117" (measured from top landing floor level to lowest point in the elevator shaft)
  • Controller supports 4 landings standard, 7 landings optional
  • Automatic 2nd level homing (after 20 minutes, elevator will automatically move from the 1st level to the second level.)
  • All safety features required by ASME A17.1, section 5 (National Elevator Code)
  • ETL listed controller
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