Category: General

The ABCs of Elevator Industry Terms

In the elevator industry, there are specific terms used to describe certain parts, components and practices. Some of them you may know, while others you may not. Let’s review some of those industry terms so you can familiarize yourself with them. For a full list, check out our glossary. The ABCs of Elevator Terms A… Read more »

All About Mowrey Elevator

Mowrey Elevator Company Inc. was born in 1976 in Davie, Florida. It was our goal to create a company that could put residential homeowners and commercial business owners in touch with an easy and affordable way to add elevators and lifts to their structures. The response we got was so great and demand so high… Read more »

Nailing Your Elevator Pitch

Ever heard of an elevator pitch? Well it’s got nothing to do with baseball on a lift. But it has everything to do with pitching your big idea to the big boss. It’s called an elevator pitch because it has to be fast, like if you were to hop on the elevator and run into… Read more »

Why is Mowrey the Right Choice for Your Lift Needs?

It can be confusing and frustrating to start out your search on obtaining the right elevator for your home or building. But with the proper planning, research and homework, you will start to see a clear leader emerge within the lift industry: Mowrey Elevator. Let’s take a moment to explore what’s so great about our… Read more »

Elevator and Other Related Superstitions

It’s that time of year again: Halloween brings out all the spooky superstitions that many of us believe but don’t necessarily admit! Here are some common superstitions we all think about from time to time, but especially during October, as they relate to elevators, stairs, lifts, ladders, and more. Buildings Let’s start with the buildings… Read more »

Complying with the ADA: How to Make Sure Your Business is Accessible

The ADA is short for the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by then-President Bush back in 1990. It was crafted to protect the civil rights of those with disabilities — similar to the rights protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (this act made it illegal to discriminate against anyone due to… Read more »

Top Elevator Movie Scenes

These movies with elevator scenes are some of the best captured on film. Life truly has its ups and downs, but elevators sure do make interesting and exciting scenes in all genres of films. Check out this list we put together of memorable scenes that have taken place in or on an elevator. “The Hunger… Read more »

What Makes Mowrey Different?

And why should you choose us for your lift needs? As the go-to provider of elevators throughout Florida and beyond for four decades, property managers and homeowners alike have been choosing us for their lift needs since 1976. We’ve certainly earned respect in this industry and have the growth to prove it. As leaders in… Read more »

Very Superstitious…Common Building/Elevator/Stairs/Ladder Superstitions

People tend to be very superstitious, whether that’s by avoiding the number 13, steering clear of black cats, or knocking on wood when they don’t want something to come true. Elevators, ladders and stairs specifically seem to get people very worked up. Here’s a look at some common stair, ladder, building and elevator superstitions. Ladders… Read more »

The Mowrey Difference: Why You Should Trust Your Lift Needs To Mowrey

We’re no strangers to this business. In fact, we’ve been a trusted provider of elevators throughout the area for four decades. The only way to earn respect in this industry is to earn it, which we have. Created back in 1976, we serve the Southeast in design, manufacture and installation of more than 15,000 elevators…. Read more »