Elevator Cab Options: What is Best for Your Needs?

When choosing an elevator cab for your business, whether you own a small doctor’s office, apartment building or high rise, it’s important to consider all the options you have before settling on a decision. For instance, our Mowrey ME 200 and ME 225 cabs are manufactured with durable materials and fabricated by highly trained technicians… Read more »

Tips for Bad Weather and Elevators

With bad weather comes the need for taking necessary precautions to keep your patrons and employees safe. Elevators and bad weather don’t always mix, so it’s important to be prepared with these tips if you are a building manager. Prepare in Advance If you’re heading into a season that’s known for its bad weather, such… Read more »

5 Things to Know About Elevator Maintenance

Maintaining your elevator, whether in a corporate office skyscraper or apartment building, is critical to extending the unit’s lifespan and to keeping passengers safe. Regular maintenance is part of your responsibility as the property manager or owner, mandated by your local city or town. Hire a professional for regular elevator maintenance and repair, but before… Read more »

Is a Stair Chair Necessary in Your Home?

Added convenience…better mobility…increased access to all areas of your home…these are just a few reasons why a stair chair may be necessary in your home. Stair chairs, also known as stair chair lifts, are automated devices that assist the elderly, those with disabilities, and those with mobility issues so they can easily go up and… Read more »

Understanding Elevator Ropes

According to How Stuff Works, the most popular elevator design is the roped elevator, where the car is raised and lowered by steel ropes instead of being pushed from below. Essentially, the ropes are attached to an elevator car, looping around a sheave, which is essentially a grooved pulley. The sheave then grips the hoist… Read more »

Elevator Safety Tips

Taking an elevator is like second nature to many of us. We don’t think twice about getting on one at work, the mall, in our apartment building, or while visiting someone at the hospital. You trust that the property owner is keeping up with all the safety inspections that make an elevator run safely. However,… Read more »

Why Preventive Maintenance is Essential to Your Elevator

If you are an elevator owner, you know you have to comply with local rules and regulations regarding its operation. You also know you have to get it serviced on a regular basis for safety. But have you ever wondered about why preventive maintenance is essential to your elevator? Let’s go over some of the… Read more »

5 Interesting Facts About Elevators

We bet you don’t think much about elevators in your daily life; yet, they serve an extremely important purpose in our everyday lives. Think about the elevators you encounter each day as you head to doctor’s appointments, malls, work, school, and points of interest on your vacations. With more than 900,000 elevators currently in operation… Read more »

The Extinction of Elevator Operators

There once was a time where every elevator in the country had an attendant to open and close the doors, greet guests and address any problems that cropped up. Not so today. We’re willing to bet there are still a few elevator operators here and there for historical and tourism purposes, but today, elevator operators… Read more »

5 MORE Things Not to do in an Elevator

Last month, we talked about some things you should never do in an elevator. Some were obvious, some were in line with common courtesy and some were just plain funny. Now, we add to that list with five more things to refrain from doing in an elevator. Don’t perform any sort of personal hygiene practices,… Read more »