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3 Tips To Choosing A Dumbwaiter For Your Home

Dumbwaiters

Learn how to choose the best dumbwaiter for your home.

It is common for hotels and restaurants to use dumbwaiters to transport items from floor to floor.  However, you do not have to be in the hospitality industry to reap the benefits of a dumbwaiter.  You can have the convenience of a dumbwaiter in the comfort of your own home, so you will never have to carry up heavy items up and down your stairs again.  If you want to install a dumbwaiter into your home, you should take the following things into consideration.

Space

When looking to install a dumbwaiter into your home, you need to take square-footage and space into consideration.  You need to make sure that your home has enough room to hold a dumbwaiter. Make sure that the dumbwaiter can travel up and down through your home..  It is essential that you take the dimensions of the space you want to install the dumbwaiter so that the installation process can smoothly.

Weight

It is important that you know what you will be transporting and the weight of those items that will be in your dumbwaiter.  The last thing you want is for your dumbwaiter to break because you went over the maximum weight. Most residential dumbwaiters can lift items anywhere from 100 to 200 pounds.  So, it is critical that you are aware of the weight of the items you are loading and using your dumbwaiter.

Gates and Doors

When choosing your dumbwaiter, you can decide how you want your dumbwaiter to look.  Do you want a metal gate that protects the cargo that you are transporting? Do you want to have doors that match the design of your home?  You can choose doors and an exterior design of your dumbwaiter so that the structure blends in seamlessly with the rest of your home.

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