Home Elevators
in Illinois, Wisconsin, & Indiana

Installing a home elevator is a way to invest in your home and your future to ensure accessibility for years to come. Our custom home elevators are designed to suit all spaces and provide safe, reliable multi-story access. Our advisors have decades of experience and are ready to provide the necessary guidelines to help your general contractor and architect prepare your home.

Contact us for a free, in-home estimate, or schedule a showroom visit to test-ride our elevators.

Why Choose DME

Try before you buy at our showroom

Maintenance & repair services after you buy

Installation from factory-trained technicians

Elevators that match every budget

Why a Home Elevator Could Be a Great Addition to Your Home

Elevating the Quality of Life
When remaining in a home for an extended period, people often find themselves caring for parents and family with reduced mobility. Either for yourself or a loved one, an elevator in the home ensures convenient, safe multi-story access, oftentimes being the difference between staying in your home or moving to another residence. Residential elevators in the home provide you with that added peace of mind.
Demographic, home ownership, and lifestyle trends will continue to make residential elevators increasingly more common and highly sought after . It’s widely known that America’s population is aging, with the US census reporting 1-in-6 people are 65 years of age or older. Over 75% of people aged 65 or older own their homes and would prefer to age in place.
Equipped with an elevator, a multi-story home can be lower cost, more eco-friendly, and space efficient than a single-story home. When building, homeowners find that single-story homes have a larger footprint and can incur additional costs for foundation and roofing. A residential elevator, should you choose to sell your home, will also attract more interest from buyers, therefore reducing marketing times and generating higher, more competitive bids for your home.

Design & Custom Upgrade Options

Our home elevator design and upgrade options are not limited to the following information—we can install a custom elevator for the look you want and the functionality you expect.

Here are some key features and design options for our home elevators:

Elevator Car & Panels

  • Wood, glass, and mirrored panels available 
    • Wood panels include flat veneer, shaker, recessed, and raised panels
  • Several wood species and finishes available


  • Car operating panel (C.O.P), recessed telephone cabinet, hall calls, and handrails available in a variety of metals and finishes


  • A typical lighting option is recessed LED lights with a selection of metal finishes

Doors & Gates

  • Door and gate options include accordion gates, scissor gates, sliding doors, 
  • Colors and finishes include hardwood, laminate, acrylic, aluminum, and more
  • Power gate operator opens and closes  gates automatically
  • Outer door can also be fitted with a power opener so the gate and door open simultaneously


  • Cabs come standard with a single opening with options for two opposing doors and 90-degree openings


  • Drive systems include hydraulic and mechanical

Make Life More Accessible With a Home Elevator

If you need more information about how an elevator can fit into your home, don’t hesitate to contact us or request a free, in-home assessment.

Our Service Areas

Illinois | Wisconsin | Indiana

If you’re considering installing an elevator in your home, we encourage you to visit us to try one out.

Appointments are encouraged so we can ensure an advisor is available to greet you and answer any questions you may have.

The DME Difference

Family Owned & Operated

Local Technicians

DME employees are fully trained and familiar with the communities they serve. We never hire subcontractors.

Top-Quality Products

We’ve selected only the most reliable lifting products from industry-leading manufacturers for your comfort, safety, and peace of mind.

Continued Maintenance & Service

When you choose us for your lifting solutions, we offer regular maintenance and service when you need it to keep your equipment running smoothly and safely.

45+ Years of Experience

We’ve been serving our customers since 1977, so you know you’re working with only the most knowledgeable employees and technicians.

Proudly Serving Our Customers for Over 45 Years

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