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The ABCs of Elevator Industry Terms

In the elevator industry, there are specific terms used to describe certain parts, components and practices. Some of them you may know, while others you may not. Let’s review some of those industry terms so you can familiarize yourself with them. For a full list, check out our glossary. The ABCs of Elevator Terms A… Read more »

Residential Elevator Needs

Residential elevators are elevators that are used in the home. They can include stair chairs, lifts, dumbwaiters, and passenger elevators. Many homeowners choose residential elevators because of their speed, convenience, and flexibility. They can be used for a variety of things. You can transport food and drink between floors in a dumbwaiter. You can transport… Read more »

Commercial Elevator Needs

Any elevator that is used in a public space is known as a commercial elevator. They are designed to carry heavy loads while standing up to tough work conditions and heavy traffic demands. As such, commercial elevators can refer to passenger elevators in a business setting, such as a hospital, high rise or doctor’s office. This… Read more »

All About Mowrey Elevator

Mowrey Elevator Company Inc. was born in 1976 in Davie, Florida. It was our goal to create a company that could put residential homeowners and commercial business owners in touch with an easy and affordable way to add elevators and lifts to their structures. The response we got was so great and demand so high… Read more »

All About Entrance Frames

When you think of elevators, you may not think of entrance frames right away, yet they serve an important function. Here we will go over your entrance frame options, their importance and how they function. We construct all our elevator entrance frames in house at our manufacturing facility here in Florida. Entrances are available in… Read more »

Reasons You Want to Install a Residential Lift/Elevator

Got a home with multiple levels? Are you tired of navigating up and down several flights of stairs a day? Do you entertain a lot and need an efficient way to get appetizers and drinks to your guests? You could benefit from installing a residential lift or elevator in your home. And believe it or… Read more »

Reasons You Want to Install a Commercial Lift/Elevator

If you own a business with more than one floor and you don’t already have one, you may consider installing a commercial lift or elevator to make it easier for your tenants, clients and customers to navigate between levels. Commercial elevators are a wise investment for many reasons. Below are several great reasons for adding… Read more »

Saving Money by Providing Upkeep to Machinery

By making modernizations and updates to your elevator machinery, you can not only extend the life of your units and parts, but you can also save money on replacement and energy costs. Check out a few updates you can make to your lifts, stair chairs and elevators that can save you cash in the long… Read more »

How Often Do Elevators Need Maintenance?

As a general rule, elevators should be serviced once a month. In addition to light daily and monthly maintenance, you should also schedule safety inspections and repair services once a year. Here’s how often you should perform different types of maintenance, and what needs to be done on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. Hint:… Read more »

Common Elevator Problems: Prevention and Repair

If you own a building with an elevator, you know they can break down or require repairs every now and then. Many incidences of equipment failure can be prevented in the first place with regular maintenance and inspection, which can boost productivity by avoiding downtime and decreasing energy consumption. We’ve compiled a list of the… Read more »