Residential Dumbwaiters

  • To The Top offers winding drum & rack/pinion drive dumbwaiter systems for residential settings.
  • The winding drum dumbwaiter system is manufactured by Waupaca and the rack/pinion system is manufactured by Staying Home
  • Residential dumbwaiters are available in powder-coated steel or stainless steel cars.
  • These units have the lift capacity of 100 or 200-pound net loads.
  • They include a roll top gate (standard) or you can upgrade to a metal bi-part gate. A removable & adjustable metal shelf is also available.
  • Safety is assured with standard slack cable monitoring device, car safeties, top final-limit switches, and UL® /cUL® certified controllers.

The dumbwaiter excels at transporting everything from delicate items, foods, files or laundry from floor to floor, to heavy items such as groceries, firewood in a residential application. Custom car sizes allow Waupaca to build dumbwaiters to meet your specific lift needs.

Residential Dumbwaiter Highlights

Rack/Pinion Dumbwaiter:

  • Car-mounted, battery operated rack and pinion drive system assures reliable operation
  • No pulleys or cables for smooth quiet operation
  • Travels at 16-20 feet per minute for convenient wait times
  • Steel car and car gates with durable powder coat finish
  • 2-4 stops
  • 200 lb. and 285 lb. weight capacity in standard size – optional and custom sizes to meet any need
  • No machine room required- saves money and space

Winding Drum Dumbwaiter:

  • Robust Winding Drum Drive System
  • 100 and 200 lb. weight capacities for every need
  • 30-50 feet per minute speed for fast use cycles
  • Capable of 2-6 stops
  • Wood car available with Roll-Top Car Gate
  • Many available car and landing door types – a number of finishes and configurations available to suit your needs and tastes

Options Available:

  • Car Shelves
  •  Lights
  • “Car Here” Indicator or “In Use” Indicator – Only available for Winding Drum System*
  • Stainless Steel Cab
  • Slide-up car gate
  • Hoistway Doors

To learn more about residential dumbwaiters or to schedule a FREE in-home or on-site assessment, please fill out the form on this page or call our office at 847-279-6444!

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