Using a Dumbwaiter Safely

Dumbwaiters may have a funny name but they offer many great conveniences for today’s homeowner, from assistance with transportation of anything from food to laundry to sports equipment. However, there are quite a few things to remember to help properly maintain and use a dumbwaiter: Read the owner’s manually completely before operating. Adhere to regular… Read more »

The Evolution of the Elevator

Elevators have changed a lot in the past 120 years. The first elevators arrived as far back as the 1820s, although some records show the use of primitive elevator systems in ancient Roman times. Buildings.com says the 19th century brought steam- and water-power elevators designed to convey materials in factories and warehouses, operating through the… Read more »

Budgeting for a Home Elevator

Just like any other home improvement or addition, it’s important to come up with an overall elevator budget to ensure you stay within your intended spending limit. From simple dumbwaiters and stair chairs to wheelchair lifts and passenger elevators, there are many considerations to make when choosing a residential elevator. Pricing for residential elevators typical… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Your Elevator Manufacturer (Before You Buy)

So, you’re looking to purchase an elevator for your business. Great decision! That’s the easy part. Now you have to find the right elevator manufacturer for your needs. That will entail asking all the right questions. This is the best way to get the info you need to make an informed decision. Here are five… Read more »

Why You Need a Dumbwaiter in Your Home

Dumbwaiters: a funny name but very useful piece of technology. They hold valuable positions in today’s commercial kitchens and in residential homes. This simple yet critical invention enhances the operation of any home or business by safely and efficiently moving objects up and down from floor to floor. From food, to laundry, to luggage, there… Read more »

Aging at Home: How Mowrey Can Help

More and more seniors are deciding to age in place, which means they’re opting to stay in their homes rather than downsize into an assisted living facility, senior home community or nursing home. According to the AARP, 90 percent of seniors intend to continue living in their current homes for the next five to 10… Read more »

Home Elevator Myths and Facts Explained

Whether you’re an existing home owner or a buyer looking for that perfect house, you may be wondering what it entails to install or manage a residential elevator. We will straighten it all out for you with our myths and facts about home elevators. Home elevators are becoming more and more popular as they offer… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Building Up

Elevators were a much-needed invention that contributed to the innovation and efficiency of cities all over the world. Since the time of invention, elevators have enabled homeowners and builders to think bigger and higher when it comes to home and building design. Instead of adding on horizontally to your home or building, think about building… Read more »

Elevator Repair and Maintenance Tips

Elevator repair and maintenance go hand in hand. If you properly maintain your elevator on a regular basis, you won’t see the need for repairs as frequently. This will keep your costs down. If you neglect maintenance and don’t address issues as they come up, you will face bigger problems later at a much greater… Read more »

Why Choose Mowrey Elevator?

Here at Mowrey Elevator Company, we pride ourselves on providing professional and quality elevator design, installation and service. Through our industry updates we are committed to also providing information and helpful information regarding all aspects of elevator operation. While that is true, we are also often asked what makes Mowrey stand apart from the competition…. Read more »