Category: Elevators

Entrance Design: Make Smart Choices

When designing the entrance to the elevators in your lobby, office or other business, it’s important to make smart choices in terms of aesthetics. You want your elevator to look welcoming, like you’re inviting your guests on a journey. You don’t want it to look like you’re taking them to the dungeon! Part of that… Read more »

All About Signal Fixtures

Signal fixtures: what are they and what significance do they have for elevators? Well, you need signal fixtures in order to operate the most basic functions of a lift: up, down, door open, door close: these are all the most common examples of signal fixtures. You need them to work properly in order to guarantee… Read more »

What a Residential Elevator Can Do for Your Home

Think an elevator for your home seems extravagant? Well, think again. It’s actually quite a practical idea for anyone of any age. From seniors with limited mobility to large families to those who host guests frequently, a residential elevator brings many benefits to young and old. Here, we will go over the benefits of home… Read more »

ME 200 Cab vs ME 225 Cab

When trying to decide on the right cab for your elevator, it can be confusing to keep all the features straight. Here at Mowrey, we offer two main types: the ME 200 and ME 225 cabs. Both are made with durable materials and are fabricated by our skilled technicians. We operate out of a 350,000… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »