Category: Elevator Service

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 »

Handling an Out of Order/Broken Elevator

As a building manager or owner, you know how crucial a properly operating elevator is to your customers, clients, tenants and guests. People get upset when they can’t ride the elevator to their floor, especially in a high rise. So what do you do when your elevator is broken? How can you make repairs quick… 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 »

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 »

Winterizing Your Elevators and Lifts

Elevators and cold weather aren’t always the best of friends. That’s why you have to do all you can before the brunt of winter hits to winterize your elevators and lifts. Preparing your elevator to handle the rigors of the upcoming bad weather is easy when you have a plan. Just remember, cold weather can… Read more »

How Preventative Maintenance Can Cut Costs and Prolong Your Machinery

Whether you own one elevator or 20, you as the building manager or property owner know how important preventative maintenance is. You can’t afford the downtime that comes with any “surprises” in the form of last-minute repairs, failed inspections and breakdowns on the busiest days of the year. Keeping up with preventive maintenance helps keep… Read more »

Benefits of an Annual Service Agreement

If you own or operate an elevator, having an annual service agreement with your elevator repair company should be of paramount importance. This is an agreement that outlines the parameters of properly maintained, they last longer and function more efficiently. In fact, well-maintained equipment can lead to many years of trouble-free service, extending the life… Read more »

3 Ways Modernization Can Help You Save on Repair and Maintenance Costs

Elevator modernization is a necessary part of property ownership or management. It’s in your own best interests to keep up with maintenance, as it will save you a lot of money over the long haul. In addition to saving cash, it also boosts the value of your property, improves safety, saves energy, and helps you… Read more »

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Elevator Maintenance Company

Not all elevator companies are created equal. As a property manager looking to hire an elevator maintenance company, you have to do your due diligence in researching the companies that are out there. Asking the right questions will ensure you choose the best provider possible. Here are a few essential questions to ask prior to… Read more »

Things To Look For When Considering Replacing Your Elevator

If the elevator in your apartment or business building is getting on in years or is frequently needing repairs, it may be time for an update or replacement. There are many things that could be prompting you to replace your elevator, from tenant complaints to repeated parts replacement. Here are a few reasons why now… Read more »