Category: Elevators

Elevator Innovation Trends to Watch for in 2021

With a whole new year before us, we look forward to a multitude of innovations – and the world of elevators is no different. The elevators of tomorrow need to continue to be energy efficient, space saving, sustainable, low in maintenance and time efficient. On top of that, they have to be cost efficient, durable,… Read more »

Budgeting for an Elevator

Is a new elevator in your future? Are you looking to modernize and make some quality upgrades? If you have done your homework, you know that professional and reliable enhancements take money, and in many cases a significant amount if you’re going to do it right. This may have you wondering how you can best… Read more »

Ways to Modernize Your Elevator

Elevator modernization involves upgrading the important parts of the elevator so it is better able to handle new technology, enjoy better performance, improve safety, and provide updated aesthetics. As your elevator gets on in years, many components will require upgrades due to parts being obsolete or to accommodate advances in technology. When you modernize your… Read more »

Different Elevator Ropes and How They Function

Most elevators have ropes of some kind. For low-rise applications, such as buildings up to four floors, hydraulic jacks are used to move the elevators, which can be in-ground or above ground, telescopic or single stage. They are ideal for around 70 feet of travel, which is about a few floors. For more than that,… Read more »

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 »