Giving Your Elevator a Facelift Without Closing Operation

If you desperately need to update, upgrade or modernize your elevator but can’t afford the shut down in operation that comes with it, you may be putting off this project for that very reason. But safety is at stake, so you can’t put it off forever. In high rises where there are several elevators taking… Read more »

Important Elevator Safety Tips

Heeding elevator safety is important as you navigate elevators in your apartment building, at malls, in office parks, and in skyscrapers. It may seem like a no-brainer, but below is a general list of safety tips that you should brush up on every once in a while, to stay on top of your game. Watch… Read more »

Proper COVID Protocols While In Elevators

With COVID-19 still sticking around in 2021, it’s worth going over a few basic safety practices when it comes to elevator protocol during a pandemic. Essentially, COVID protocols for elevators should be the same for any other confined space. Wear a mask, socially distance yourself as much as possible, etc. Here are some additional tips… Read more »

What to Know About Elevator Installation and Repairs

Elevator installation and repairs should be performed by a professional to ensure the utmost in code compliance and safety. If you own an elevator, there are some things you should know about what’s involved in installation, repair, maintenance and general care. Who Installs and Repairs Elevators? Elevator and escalator installers and repairers do. Their median… Read more »

Elevator Innovation Trends to Watch for in 2021

With a whole new year before us, we look forward to a multitude of innovations – and the world of elevators is no different. The elevators of tomorrow need to continue to be energy efficient, space saving, sustainable, low in maintenance and time efficient. On top of that, they have to be cost efficient, durable,… Read more »

Budgeting for an Elevator

Is a new elevator in your future? Are you looking to modernize and make some quality upgrades? If you have done your homework, you know that professional and reliable enhancements take money, and in many cases a significant amount if you’re going to do it right. This may have you wondering how you can best… Read more »

Nailing Your Elevator Pitch

Ever heard of an elevator pitch? Well it’s got nothing to do with baseball on a lift. But it has everything to do with pitching your big idea to the big boss. It’s called an elevator pitch because it has to be fast, like if you were to hop on the elevator and run into… Read more »

Benefits of Wheelchair Accessible Lifts in the Home

The decision to age in place is increasingly common among today’s older adults. Those with mobility problems know how difficult it can be to navigate a home that they used to be able to sprint around with ease. Wheelchair lifts may be the answer for those with temporary or permanent mobility problems. If those problems… Read more »

Ways to Modernize Your Elevator

Elevator modernization involves upgrading the important parts of the elevator so it is better able to handle new technology, enjoy better performance, improve safety, and provide updated aesthetics. As your elevator gets on in years, many components will require upgrades due to parts being obsolete or to accommodate advances in technology. When you modernize your… Read more »

Different Elevator Ropes and How They Function

Most elevators have ropes of some kind. For low-rise applications, such as buildings up to four floors, hydraulic jacks are used to move the elevators, which can be in-ground or above ground, telescopic or single stage. They are ideal for around 70 feet of travel, which is about a few floors. For more than that,… Read more »