Category: Elevator Service

The Electrical Side of Elevators

There are several codes and guidelines in place designed to regulate the electrical design of an elevator. It can be overwhelming as an elevator designer to think of them all, especially as you know you have to deal with the elevator inspector, electrical inspector, and the Fire Marshal. They are in charge of reviewing the… Read more »

Planning Commercial Elevator Upgrades for Highest ROI

Elevators make up an important part of any commercial property, providing a safe and efficient way for guests to move around your building. They can also have a big impact on your property’s overall value. Got old or outdated elevators? Planning for a commercial upgrade can give your property value a boost as well.Check out… Read more »

Meeting Elevator Inspection Standards

Cars need inspections. Building additions need inspections. And so too do elevators. Here at Mowrey, we do all we have to do to meet and exceed the standards that have been put in place to ensure industry benchmarks are achieved. When your elevator has been inspected, and has passed, you will be able to display… Read more »

Maintaining Your Elevator (Commercially and Residentially)

If you own or manage a commercial or residential elevator, you know the importance of regular maintenance. Not only does this ensure the long-lasting performance of your elevator, it ensures safe operation. While some maintenance tasks are the same between residential and commercial elevators, some differ. Let’s take a look at the maintenance chores you… Read more »

Handling Weather Service Interruptions and Maintenance

Winter can bring lots of hazardous weather such as high winds, snow and ice. Any one of those weather events can cause interruptions and repair issues for your elevators, leading to headaches and safety issues for everyone involved. Here’s how to handle those service interruptions and maintenance needs when bad weather strikes. Step by Step… Read more »

5 Things You Can Do to Cut Costs on Elevator Operations

As a property owner or building manager, you are understandably concerned about keeping your operation costs low – and this includes elevator operations. It’s not cheap to operate a well-maintained and modern elevator, but yet this is a must in today’s world. With safety at the forefront, coupled with rising financial concerns in the economy,… Read more »

Top 5 Tips for Commercial Elevator Maintenance

Elevator repair and maintenance will prolong the life of your commercial elevator, leading to fewer repairs and reduced risk of premature failure. As a commercial property owner, check out these critical elevator repair and maintenance tips that can help you avoid inconvenient long-term outages. First, let’s go over why preventative maintenance on your commercial elevator… Read more »

Elevator Inspection Requirements

Just as many states require you to have your car inspected every year, you have to do the same for your elevator. That’s because there are certain standards in place that all elevators must adhere to for safety reasons. If your elevator fails, you don’t get an approved inspection sticker – or in this case… Read more »

Elevator Updates Without Service Interruption

As a building manager or owner, you know the important of regular updates to your elevator systems. Such updates not only address important safety features, they modernize your elevators with all the latest gadgets and functionality. But you also don’t want to cause too much disruption to your tenants, clients, or customers while the update… Read more »

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 »