Residential Elevator Doors

To The Top Home Elevator offers two door options for elevators. The standard option is a manual “swing” door that opens and closes like any other door would in your home. The design of the door can be matched to the other doors in your house. The other option available is the automatic sliding doors. The automatic sliding doors open and close for easy access adding convenience and elegance to your home as well as modern appearance to your elevator. The sliding doors can be finished in powder coated paint, stainless steel, or glass. The doors are available as a complete system, or in combination with a swing-style landing door. Residential auto sliding doors function like full-sized passenger elevator doors. To reduce safety risks, the doors are linked together when installed on both the landing and elevator car.

Image of a standard residential elevator swing door
Standard Swing Door
Image of a home elevator's sliding doors closing
Automatic Sliding Doors

Automatic Sliding Doors Features:

  • Fully automatic doors: slide open and closed for easy access
  • Landing door, cab door and sill are a narrow 4.5 inches’ deep
  • Asymmetrical closure design: For space-saving installation and modern look
  • Quiet and smooth operation: Two-speed operation for added convenience
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum sill.

Automatic Sliding Doors Safety Features:

  • Emergency battery back-up system
  • Infrared detection system to retract doors before hitting an obstruction (touch free)

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I am satisfied with my experience with To The Top Home Elevators & EHLS. Early in the process, they advised us on items we needed to complete before the installation. To The Top Home Elevators & EHLS handled the permitting for us. The installers were professional. I would recommend To The Top Home Elevators & EHLS to anyone interested in a residential elevator.

Our new elevator is up and running! It was helpful to ride the showroom elevator first so that we understood what a home elevator was. You were great to work with and we are thrilled.

To The Top Home Elevators was extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of residential elevators. It was our first time integrating an elevator into an existing home. They coordinated with our architect and supported our general contractor throughout the building process. Our clients were so thrilled with their elevator that we plan to incorporate elevators into more of our home designs.

From our first phone call to the office, To The Top was with us on every step! They worked with our architect and contractor throughout the planning phase and gave us design options to make the elevator blended in with our home’s décor.

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