Category: Elevators

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 »

How to Pick an Elevator Cab for Your Needs

It can be tough deciding which type of elevator cab you need for your business. There are several considerations that come into play. You need help sifting through all the information, so you don’t get overwhelmed. When trying to pick an elevator cab, whether for your small doctor’s office, apartment building or high rise, you… Read more »

Different Types of Lifts and How to Choose

There are a multitude of options when it comes to elevators and lifts. The choices can seem overwhelming at times, but there are certain considerations to think of when deciding on which type to go with. From budget to space constraints, we’ll go over these considerations here. First, let’s go over the more obscure and… Read more »

How Adding An Elevator Adds Value To Your Home

If you’re considering adding an elevator to your home, you’re doing your part to increase its overall value. Whether you choose a full-service elevator or a simple dumbwaiter, an elevator adds value in these ways: Adds Curb Appeal Indoor curb appeal, that is. An elevator should be considered an investment in your property. When and… Read more »

Adding Modern Updates to Your Elevator Without Major Customer Inconvenience

No one wants to be redirected to the stairs upon entering your building, especially when they just want to get home or to an important meeting. Yet you know, as the property owner or manager, that periodically, updates must be made to modernize your elevator. This not only extends the useful life of your entire… Read more »

Did You Know? All About Elevators

We bet you don’t really think about elevators! Well, we are here to let you know all the little things you never realized, from fun facts to interesting musings. Did You Know? Every three days, elevators carry the equivalent of the entire Earth’s population, according to Elevator History. Did You Know? The inventor of the… Read more »