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One of Our Biggest Questions – How Much Does a Hillside Elevator Cost?

One of Our Biggest Questions – How Much Does a Hillside Elevator Cost?

They say you can’t put a price on happiness, but that doesn’t mean you can’t at least know how much it will cost. It's an investment When people call inquiring about a hillside elevator, one of the first questions is: “How much does it cost?” By this time, they have...

Preparing for an Incline Lift Installation

Preparing for an Incline Lift Installation

Your home is beautiful, the view is amazing. You’ve decided to invest in an incline lift to simplify your walk from your home to your dock. Now you want to know how to prepare for the installation. Luckily for you, the preparation is usually pretty easy. There are...

Enjoying Lake Time with Children and a Hillside Tram System

Enjoying Lake Time with Children and a Hillside Tram System

We enjoy the lake and having kids and grandkids just amplifies the fun. Nothing beats having a few hours to enjoy the sun, water and the laughter of children. A hillside tram system lets you enjoy lake time without worrying about steps, hauling stuff to the water, or...

Six step to Building Your Dream Lake Home with a Hillside Lift

Six step to Building Your Dream Lake Home with a Hillside Lift

We all have an image of our dream lake home. It might be in our head or drawn out in great detail. If you plan to take the next step and build your dream home, you need to be organized. We’ve laid out some steps to help keep you on track.1. Set Your Budget Look at...

Hill Elevators and Your Convenience

Hill Elevators and Your Convenience

When people think of a hillside home, visions of breathtaking landscapes come to mind.  What doesn’t always come to mind are the challenges of living on a hill.  A hill elevator can be an indispensable assistant allowing you to enjoy your hillside home. Whether you...

New Year’s Resolution with a Hill Climber

New Year’s Resolution with a Hill Climber

Here's a great New Year's resolution: Have fun with a new hill climber! You love your home and the lake. Connect them with a Marine Innovations hill climber and increase your enjoyment. You won't have to worry about climbing steps or carrying supplies to the dock....

Incline Tram: The Ultimate Custom Home Upgrade

Incline Tram: The Ultimate Custom Home Upgrade

Are you thinking about building your dream home? Building a custom home will have you meeting lots of people and making more decisions than you may have thought possible, but the outcome is worth it. You end up with a home that matches your needs, life and passions....

The Best Residential Hill Tram Options for 2020

The Best Residential Hill Tram Options for 2020

You know you want a residential hill tram. It will make your trips to the lake and back so much easier. The standard tram system is safe, quiet and reliable. You can pick from our selection of standard colors or a vast range of custom colors. But there are so many...

8 Pontoon Must Have Items

8 Pontoon Must Have Items

Pontoons today are extremely versatile. You can cruise, fish, ski and so much more. When you head out on the water you probably have a list of things you must take with for an enjoyable cruise. With your residential funicular, you can take everything you need without...

5 Reasons to Enjoy Nature with Your Outdoor Lift

5 Reasons to Enjoy Nature with Your Outdoor Lift

There is a lot to do every day – work, kids, laundry and much more.  But we should all make time to enjoy the outdoors. Your outdoor lift can help you enjoy the outdoors by simplifying your commute from your home to your dock. Although there are many more, here are...

Hillside Elevators and the Marine Innovations History

Hillside Elevators and the Marine Innovations History

The hillside elevator industry is not very large, and it often has small, diverse companies that pass through without making much of an impact.  Marine Innovations has been an exception in many ways.  First, Marine Innovations exclusively builds hillside elevators,...

Packing for a Beach Day with Your Beach Tram

Packing for a Beach Day with Your Beach Tram

I don’t know about you, but I love a day at the beach. I might start thinking about my beach day two or three days in advance. Today packing might be a cooler and some snacks, but when my kids were smaller, there was more stuff and more planning. If your beach is down...

Parking Access with a Residential Tram

Parking Access with a Residential Tram

In the Midwest, we are either blessed, or cursed, with ample flat, developable land. It is a blessing in letting us build homes with easy access for automobiles and pedestrians. Slight grades and a few steps are probably your only obstacles. The curse would be our...

10 Reasons to Leave Your Phones in the Cabin

10 Reasons to Leave Your Phones in the Cabin

We all seem tied to our devices these days.  Imagine your family riding the lake funicular from your cabin to the dock and all the phones are sitting on the cabin counter. What would you do with yourselves on the water.  Here are 10 great reasons to leave the phones...

10 Hillside Lift Cost Considerations

10 Hillside Lift Cost Considerations

Your home is your paradise. You can sit on your deck and enjoy the grandeur of nature. Elevated high above your lake, you can see for miles.  However, this exceptional view comes with a long flight of stairs to the dock. A hillside lift, also known as a hillside tram,...