Tag: inspection

How Often Do Elevators Need Maintenance?

As a general rule, elevators should be serviced once a month. In addition to light daily and monthly maintenance, you should also schedule safety inspections and repair services once a year. Here’s how often you should perform different types of maintenance, and what needs to be done on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. Hint:… Read more »

Elevator Doors: Styles and Safety Requirements

Elevator doors come in a variety of styles, backed by their own sets of safety requirements depending on type. From large elevator lobby doors to small residential ones, you will come across a variety of styles as you go about life. Here’s a look at elevator doors, their vast styles, and their safety requirements. Types… Read more »

Elevator Standards Required to Pass an Inspection

Similar to a motor vehicle that must pass inspection every year, there are several standards in place that must be met in order for an elevator to pass inspection. These standards are largely governed on the state level, overseen by federal offices such as OSHA. To find out the specific elevator inspection standards in your… 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 »