Category: Elevators

5 Questions to Ask Your Elevator Manufacturer (Before You Buy)

So, you’re looking to purchase an elevator for your business. Great decision! That’s the easy part. Now you have to find the right elevator manufacturer for your needs. That will entail asking all the right questions. This is the best way to get the info you need to make an informed decision. Here are five… Read more »

Home Elevator Myths and Facts Explained

Whether you’re an existing home owner or a buyer looking for that perfect house, you may be wondering what it entails to install or manage a residential elevator. We will straighten it all out for you with our myths and facts about home elevators. Home elevators are becoming more and more popular as they offer… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Building Up

Elevators were a much-needed invention that contributed to the innovation and efficiency of cities all over the world. Since the time of invention, elevators have enabled homeowners and builders to think bigger and higher when it comes to home and building design. Instead of adding on horizontally to your home or building, think about building… Read more »

Fire Safety Tips for Elevators

The main fire safety tip you want to keep in mind is to always take the stairs in the event of a fire or other emergency situation that could compromise or cause a disruption to electrical services. This are many reasons for this, not the least of which is that a fire can short circuit… Read more »

Elevators in the Hospitality Industry

If you work in the hospitality industry, you know just how crucial speedy and properly-operating elevators can be to customer satisfaction and productivity. As the owner of a hotel, restaurant or other similar business, you also know that the function of your elevator can hold the key to how quickly you can deliver goods and… Read more »

Elevator Safety Tips for Kids

As parents of young children, it’s important to remind them about elevator safety. It may seem simple, but oftentimes, kids need gentle reminders about how to stay safe on things like elevators, escalators and moving walks. It’s important to make sure children know these machines are not rides. They have the potential for serious injury,… Read more »

What Makes an Elevator Safe?

There are many safety standards elevators have to adhere to in order to remain in operation. The elevator cables play a big role in the safety of an elevator, but there are many other components that factor in. Elevator cars are held up by thick steel cables, with between six and eight per car. Because… Read more »

Is Your Elevator Ready for the Winter Months?

As we head into the cold season, it’s time to take a look at your elevator systems and make sure they are well equipped to make it through in full functioning order. That’s because natural causes such as cold weather can negatively affect the operation of your elevators. As part of your preventative elevator maintenance… Read more »

Common Myths and Facts for Elevators

So, you think you know the fact from the fiction when it comes to elevators? Think again. There are many common myths regarding elevators that are continually perpetuated by the general public. We’re here to set the record straight! Myth: Elevators are suspended in mid-air except for a couple of ropes, that, if broken, could… Read more »

Can a Residential Elevator Improve Rentals?

As the owner or manager of a rental complex, you may wonder how you can fill more units and get more tenants. You may have made some improvements to the units themselves, or even spruced up the lobby and added security. But if you don’t have an elevator already and your complex is more than… Read more »