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 »

Elevator Maintenance: Is it Time to Service Your Elevator?

From sluggish elevators to weird noises to the date on the calendar, there are many things that will clue you into the fact that your elevator needs servicing – or even replacement. But even with regular repairs and seasonal maintenance, your elevator won’t last forever. Make sure you are on a maintenance program with your… Read more »

The Function of Hydraulic Jack Units

Hydraulic jack units are mechanisms allowing you to move an elevator up and down to any floor. To ensure safety and satisfaction, each jack unit should pass comprehensive and extensive inspections before use. Here at Mowrey Elevator, we offer hydraulic units for every elevator application, from telescopic to in ground to dual piston holeless. Hydraulic… Read more »

7 Amazing Elevator Designs

Not all elevators are as boring as the music they are synonymous with. In fact, here’s a look at seven mind-blowing elevators from around the world. These astounding elevators certainly make ascending and descending an amazing experience! 1.     Hammetschwand Elevator: Ennetbürgen, Switzerland This Swiss elevator happens to hold the record for being the highest outdoor elevator… Read more »

Elevator or Stairlift: Choosing the Right Option for You

There are many things to consider when choosing between a stair lift and a home elevator. The one you settle on will depend on your needs, your situation, your lifestyle, your space constraints and your budget. Let’s go over the features of both. Stair Lifts A stair lift, or stair chair, is a cost-effective way… Read more »

Top Elevator Movie Scenes

These movies with elevator scenes are some of the best captured on film. Life truly has its ups and downs, but elevators sure do make interesting and exciting scenes in all genres of films. Check out this list we put together of memorable scenes that have taken place in or on an elevator. “The Hunger… Read more »