How can an elevator fit inside a house?

Elevators have been a symbol of luxury and convenience in the past. However, in recent years, they have become increasingly common in homes. Home elevators provide easy and quick access to different floors in the home, making them an excellent addition for people with mobility issues. Additionally, they provide a significant level of convenience for anyone who wants to avoid the inconvenience of climbing stairs or carrying heavy items up and down the stairs.

Many people believe that installing an elevator in their home is not feasible due to various reasons such as cost, space, or structural limitations. However, with advances in technology, elevators have become more affordable and adaptable to any home. Here are some ways in which an elevator can fit in any home.

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Compact and space-saving designs

 One of the most significant obstacles to installing an elevator in a home is the availability of space. However, the compact and space-saving designs of modern elevators have made it easier to install them in any home. Elevators are now available in a wide range of sizes and configurations to fit into any space, whether it’s a small corner or a narrow hallway.

There are several options for homeowners to consider when it comes to the size and design of the elevator. A compact residential elevator with a smaller footprint can fit into a corner, while a narrow design can fit into a hallway or even a closet. A professional elevator installer can help determine the best design and placement of the elevator to make the most of the available space.

Check out our Nibav’s Home Elevator Measurements and Specifications: 



Maximum Stops 4 Stops (G+3)
Max Travel Height 13500mm
Rated Load/Capacity 210 Kg
Travel Speed 0.15 m/seg
Unit Types Split, Integrated & Sound Proof
Clear Space Required 1010mm
Power Consumption 3.7 Kva (Stabilised Power)
Electrical Requirement 230V, 60/50 Hz, 22 amp single phase power

Internal Specifications:


Internal cabin height 2000mm
Internal cabin diameter 853mm
Type of control Push and Run
Power Supply inside cabin 24Volt DC
Cabin Operating Panel Type Single collective with illuminated buttons
Overload Indication Built In on COP (Cabin Operating Panel)
Cabin Ceiling LED Spot Light with Fan

External Specifications:


External cylinder diameter 970mm
Shaft Construction Composition of Aluminium & Galvanized Steel
Special Glass Polycarbonate (250 times stronger than glass)
Minimum overhead clearance Integrated: 2656mm | Split: 2639 mm | Sound Proof: 2800mm
Landing door height 2000mm
Clear door access 600mm

Flexible installation options

Homeowners can choose from different installation options for elevators. Depending on the design and layout of the home, an elevator can be installed in various locations such as the center of the house, outside the home, or even on the exterior wall of the house. There are also options for hydraulic or traction elevators, which can be installed based on the available space and budget.

 Cost-effective options

 In the past, elevators were considered a luxury item and were only found in high-end homes. However, with advancements in technology and increased demand, elevators have become more affordable, making them accessible to many homeowners. There are several cost-effective options available, including pre-fabricated elevators and retrofitting existing homes with elevators.

 Prefabricated elevators come in different sizes and designs. These measurements of an elevator are strictly followed and constructed in a factory before being delivered to the home. These elevators are cost-effective, easy to install, and require minimal structural modifications to the home. Retrofitting an existing home with an elevator can be more expensive, but it can be a good investment in the long run, especially for people planning to age in place.

Accessible for people with disabilities

For people with mobility issues, installing an elevator in their home can provide them with the freedom to move around the house independently. Elevators can also increase the value of the home, making it an excellent investment for people planning to sell their home in the future. Additionally, elevators can improve the quality of life for elderly parents, children, or other family members who have difficulty climbing stairs.

Enhanced home security

Elevators can provide an additional layer of home security. By installing an elevator, homeowners can control who enters their homes by limiting access to the elevator with a security code or key. Additionally, elevators can provide a safe and secure way to transport valuable items, such as artwork or furniture, from one floor to another without the risk of damage or injury.



 NIBAV Lifts have earned the prestigious title of being the World’s Safest Elevator Brand. With our completely knocked-down structure, these elevators are easy to install and dismantle and require no pit or machine room! Owing to their compact structure, these lifts take up no more than 3 feet of space and can be installed in newly constructed houses as well as retrofitted into existing homes.