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 »

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 »

Benefits of Wheelchair Accessible Lifts in the Home

The decision to age in place is increasingly common among today’s older adults. Those with mobility problems know how difficult it can be to navigate a home that they used to be able to sprint around with ease. Wheelchair lifts may be the answer for those with temporary or permanent mobility problems. If those problems… 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 »

Handling an Out of Order/Broken Elevator

As a building manager or owner, you know how crucial a properly operating elevator is to your customers, clients, tenants and guests. People get upset when they can’t ride the elevator to their floor, especially in a high rise. So what do you do when your elevator is broken? How can you make repairs quick… 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 »

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 »