Category: Elevators

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 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 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 »

Types of Elevator Doors and Their Associated Safety Requirements

There are several types of elevator doors out there, from standard passenger elevators to stair chairs and wheelchair lifts. Each one has a different type of door that comes with different safety requirements. A Look at the Types of Doors Single slide doors are the most popular type in this country, involving one section that… Read more »

ADA Accessibility Laws

The Americans with Disabilities Act (or ADA for short) is a law signed in 1990 by President Bush in an effort to protect the civil rights of the disabled. It was crafted with a similar nod to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which proclaimed it illegal to discriminate against anyone for race, religion, sex,… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Signal Fixtures

If you have ever been in an elevator before, you have seen signal fixtures, but you may not have known that’s what they are called. These are necessary to operate the basic functions of any elevator. They include the up and down buttons, as well as the floors, door open, and door close buttons. These… Read more »

The Purpose and Importance of Your Elevator Entryway

The entryways to your elevators are just as crucial from a design and functionality standpoint as the elevators themselves. We thought we would discuss the features an elevator entryway should have, as well as the design aesthetic and importance of the overall space. Elevator entryways are basically comprised of the lobby area directly in front… Read more »

Modernizing Your Elevators as a Property Manager

If you are a property manager of a building with elevators, at some point you will be faced with the prospect of upgrading your system to modernize your offerings. This is for safety as well as comfort and convenience. So, what exactly is elevator modernization? Also known as elevator lift replacement, this involves the complete… Read more »

Which Elevator is Best for Home?

If you are contemplating adding an elevator to your home, you may understandably be feeling a bit overwhelmed with the choices that are out there. That’s why we’re here to go over which elevators are best for residential purposes and why. When choosing the best home elevator for you, here are some factors to consider:… Read more »