We bet you don’t really think about elevators! Well, we are here to let you know all the little things you never realized, from fun facts to interesting musings. Did You Know? Every three days, elevators carry the equivalent of the entire Earth’s population, according to Elevator History. Did You Know? The inventor of the… Read more »
What are the Different Types of Elevators?
From stair chairs to wheelchair lifts and everything in between, there are many different types of elevators for homes and businesses. There are also various ways of powering elevators, such as hydraulic and electric traction or cable-driven elevators. Let’s go over some of the types here. Commercial Passenger Elevators These are designed for commercial use… Read more »
How an Elevator Works – A Modern Understanding
The technology that powers today’s modern elevator is astounding. It’s so simple yet so complex! These machines have no doubt come very far from their primitive beginnings in the 1800’s when the Industrial Revolution took over the country. The use of iron and steel to construct buildings, as well as the components inside them, took… Read more »
How Elevators and Mowrey Can be ADA-Compliant
The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) was signed into law in 1990 by then-President Bush. In a nutshell, it provided the protection of civil rights to those with disabilities similar to the rights afforded by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which made it illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national… Read more »