Elevator Modernization: What Does it Mean and Why is it Important?

safety, technology and aesthetics. This must be done every so often to ensure your systems are optimized and you’re providing the best value to your tenants, employees, patients, guests, residents and more. It’s inevitable: parts with your elevator will break down and require repair or replacement. Staying on top of those developments is key. Sometimes… Read more »

Important Considerations for Commercial Elevator Design

Chances are, you don’t think much about the design components of any commercial elevator you may encounter on a daily basis. Yet, there are professionals whose job it is to ensure the design of a commercial elevator not only looks aesthetically pleasing but also complements its functionality and safety. As a building owner, it’s important… Read more »

Top 5 Tips for Commercial Elevator Maintenance

Elevator repair and maintenance will prolong the life of your commercial elevator, leading to fewer repairs and reduced risk of premature failure. As a commercial property owner, check out these critical elevator repair and maintenance tips that can help you avoid inconvenient long-term outages. First, let’s go over why preventative maintenance on your commercial elevator… Read more »

3 Main Components to Consider in Elevator Design

The right elevator cab design will add great value to your building, affecting passenger convenience, comfort and safety. Here are some of the most effective and important cab design considerations to think about. 1.     Customized Entrance When designing the entrance to your elevators, make sure the immediate area looks welcoming. A big part of that… Read more »

Elevator Inspection Requirements

Just as many states require you to have your car inspected every year, you have to do the same for your elevator. That’s because there are certain standards in place that all elevators must adhere to for safety reasons. If your elevator fails, you don’t get an approved inspection sticker – or in this case… Read more »

Elevator Hazards and How to Avoid Them

For many people, riding an elevator is a daily occurrence. But whether you ride them every day or just occasionally, there are certain potential dangers that come with elevators. According to the CDC, accidents involving elevators or escalators kill 30 people and seriously injure 17,000 people each year in this country. Here we will outline… Read more »

Preparing a Budget for Your Home Elevator

In the market for a home elevator? Congrats! It will make a great addition to your house, something that will come in handy for everyone in the family. But just as you would when planning anything else – a vacation, a car purchase, etc. – it’s important to come up with a budget first so… Read more »

Home Elevator Safety

Safety is of paramount importance when deciding to install a residential elevator. Safe operation is the key to enjoying your elevator – whether stair chair, dumbwaiter or passenger elevator – safely and reliably. But it’s not enough for you to educate yourself on proper usage. You also have to teach everyone living in the household… Read more »

Elevator Updates Without Service Interruption

As a building manager or owner, you know the important of regular updates to your elevator systems. Such updates not only address important safety features, they modernize your elevators with all the latest gadgets and functionality. But you also don’t want to cause too much disruption to your tenants, clients, or customers while the update… Read more »

Adding Elevators as a Renter Upgrade

If you own an apartment building and want to retain more satisfied renters, consider adding an elevator or two to your property. This upgrade will not only increase satisfaction of renters, it will also increase the functionality and property value of your building. If your apartment building is more than two stories tall, it may… Read more »