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3 Advantages of Residential Dumbwaiters


Discover the benefits of residential dumbwaiters.

Dumbwaiters are more than just used restaurants and hotels to transfer goods across multiple floors.  These vital transportation devices can be used in homes especially those with multiple levels, and they make life easier for all of those that are living there.  Whether you want send laundry to several rooms and reduce stress on your back, a residential dumbwaiter will improve your day to day life.  Discover the several advantages of installing a dumbwaiter in your home that your whole family will love.

Transportation of Important Items

An essential use of any residential dumbwaiter is that has the ability of to transport vital items throughout your home.  You can easily put groceries, especially those with delicate items like eggs, on a dumbwaiter and it will get to your kitchen safely.  You can also send laundry to a variety of places throughout your home.  A dumbwaiter is a perfect item for large homes with many floors, and it allows you not to have to walk up and down floors with heavy items.

Reduces Chance Of Injury

No wants to pull a muscle trying to carry heavy items a couple of flights of stairs in their home.  Dumbwaiters reduce the risk of injury to you or any member of your family.  One of the most common injuries when carrying bulky items is straining the back.  Allowing a dumbwaiter to transport items puts less weight on your back and keeps you safe.  You don’t want to be put on bed rest because you’re tried to carry a heavy package up your stairs.

Makes Cleaning Easy

Cleaning your home is never a fun task especially if you have a large home with multiple floors.  With a dumbwaiter, you can clean your home more efficiently by saving time and energy.  You can transport cleaning supplies easily to various floors and reduce the risk of spilling any liquids.  

Preferred Elevator: We’re On the Up and Up!

For 11 years, Preferred Elevator has served residents in Central Maryland, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. You can rely on our experienced home installation team and quality products.

For our commercial elevator clients, we also provide annual inspections of your equipment to adhere to standards established by the state of Maryland. During these inspections, we make sure that your commercial mobility product is functioning correctly and efficiently. We’ll also go over all safety devices and customized features offered within your plan!

Get in touch with us! Our business hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Reach us by phone at 410-238-2555, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn.

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    • 7110 Golden Ring Road
      Suite 102
      Essex, MD 21221
    • Phone: 410-238-2555
    • 24/7 Emergency Service
    • Business Hours:
      Monday–Friday: 8am–5pm
    • MHIC #123888
    • Elevators Contractors License #1186
    • DC License #ELC1300867