How a Wheelchair Lift Can Add Accessibility to Your Home

If you have temporary, severe, long-lasting or permanent mobility problems, you may be confined to a wheelchair. This can be frustrating, especially if you’re used to zipping around from here to there. While confinement to a wheelchair can slow things down, modern advancements such as wheelchair lifts and elevators can make the whole process a… Read more »

Residential Dumbwaiter Elevator Guide

From dimensions and design to function and pricing, there are many components involved in buying a residential dumbwaiter. Dumbwaiters are small elevators that are used to transport food and other items between floors of a home. Check out our residential dumbwaiter elevator guide to find out all you need to know about these handy devices…. Read more »

Elevator Upgrades Can Help Increase Building Occupancy

Of the many benefits of elevator upgrades, boosting occupancy of your building is one of the major ones. When you increase the speed and efficiency of your elevators, whether you have one, two or many more, you make it easier and more enjoyable for passengers to get to their destinations. The Benefits of Modernization Safety… Read more »

Top Elevator Puns/Jokes

If you enjoy elevator humor, you’ll find this blog post timely and relevant. In honor of April Fool’s Day (Monday, April 1) here are some funny elevator jokes, puns and more. Try them on your friend or just get a good chuckle for a few minutes. If you’re really lucky, you’re reading this blog while… Read more »

Benefits of an Annual Service Agreement

If you own or operate an elevator, having an annual service agreement with your elevator repair company should be of paramount importance. This is an agreement that outlines the parameters of properly maintained, they last longer and function more efficiently. In fact, well-maintained equipment can lead to many years of trouble-free service, extending the life… Read more »

3 Ways Modernization Can Help You Save on Repair and Maintenance Costs

Elevator modernization is a necessary part of property ownership or management. It’s in your own best interests to keep up with maintenance, as it will save you a lot of money over the long haul. In addition to saving cash, it also boosts the value of your property, improves safety, saves energy, and helps you… Read more »

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Elevator Maintenance Company

Not all elevator companies are created equal. As a property manager looking to hire an elevator maintenance company, you have to do your due diligence in researching the companies that are out there. Asking the right questions will ensure you choose the best provider possible. Here are a few essential questions to ask prior to… Read more »

How Elevators Can Help Prevent Falls for Seniors

One in four older adults falls every year, at a cost of $50 billion annually, according to the CDC. Preventing falls is key, and so is removing hazards in the home that could be conducive to falls. An elevator installed in the home can lessen the risk of taking a stumble down steep stairs. A… Read more »

Elevators in Flood Zones

Homes with multiple floors are easy to navigate for the healthy and physically fit; however, for the elderly or disabled, climbing several sets of stairs can be difficult or impossible. The solution is a home elevator. Today, more and more residential elevators are being built in homes all over the country in new construction at… Read more »

How to Handle Elevator Operations During Bad Weather

From winter storms to hurricanes to thunder storms, it’s important that you know how to handle elevator operations during all types of bad weather. No matter where you are located in the United States, there is always some kind of foul weather to contend with. Having a plan in place is the best way to… Read more »