Elevator and Other Related Superstitions

It’s that time of year again: Halloween brings out all the spooky superstitions that many of us believe but don’t necessarily admit! Here are some common superstitions we all think about from time to time, but especially during October, as they relate to elevators, stairs, lifts, ladders, and more. Buildings Let’s start with the buildings… Read more »

Entrance Design: Make Smart Choices

When designing the entrance to the elevators in your lobby, office or other business, it’s important to make smart choices in terms of aesthetics. You want your elevator to look welcoming, like you’re inviting your guests on a journey. You don’t want it to look like you’re taking them to the dungeon! Part of that… Read more »

All About Signal Fixtures

Signal fixtures: what are they and what significance do they have for elevators? Well, you need signal fixtures in order to operate the most basic functions of a lift: up, down, door open, door close: these are all the most common examples of signal fixtures. You need them to work properly in order to guarantee… Read more »

What a Residential Elevator Can Do for Your Home

Think an elevator for your home seems extravagant? Well, think again. It’s actually quite a practical idea for anyone of any age. From seniors with limited mobility to large families to those who host guests frequently, a residential elevator brings many benefits to young and old. Here, we will go over the benefits of home… Read more »

ME 200 Cab vs ME 225 Cab

When trying to decide on the right cab for your elevator, it can be confusing to keep all the features straight. Here at Mowrey, we offer two main types: the ME 200 and ME 225 cabs. Both are made with durable materials and are fabricated by our skilled technicians. We operate out of a 350,000… Read more »

How Elevators Have Impacted Businesses and Help Shape The World

We owe a lot to the invention of the elevator, as it has transformed the expansion of businesses, the working industry, and the world. Indeed, it’s responsible for shaping modern life in ways most people don’t think about often or even appreciate. You may live in a tall apartment building or work in a high-rise,… Read more »

Complying with the ADA: How to Make Sure Your Business is Accessible

The ADA is short for the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by then-President Bush back in 1990. It was crafted to protect the civil rights of those with disabilities — similar to the rights protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (this act made it illegal to discriminate against anyone due to… Read more »

Preparing Your Home Elevator for Emergencies

Emergencies happen. Accidents happen. You can’t stop them, but you can be prepared for them. When it comes to your home elevator, you can take some steps to safeguard your family, your elevator and your house in the event of an emergency. Being prepared is especially important if you live in a flood zone, areas… Read more »

Properly Sanitizing Elevators

Especially in light of the latest coronavirus concerns, more and more property owners are cognizant of keeping their elevators safe, clean and sanitized. It’s vital now more than ever to clean and sanitize all your public spaces, especially within elevators. Viruses such as the coronavirus and the flu spread much faster in congested, high-traffic areas… Read more »

Entrance Frame Options

Designing your new elevator takes a lot of hard work and patience. You have to choose every design element, down to the cab and entrance frame styles. But this hard work will pay off once you see the end result: an efficient, beautiful, functional elevator for your building. Today, we’ll focus solely on the entrance… Read more »