Tag: maintenance

Parts of an Elevator

From controllers and signal fixtures to cylinders and cables, there are many parts that go into the composition of an elevator. Let’s go over the basic elevator components and what they all mean today. A Look at Common Elevator Components Cabin or Car: The main part of the elevator, designed for enclosed transport of passengers… Read more »

New Year’s Reset and Maintenance on Your Elevators

With the advent of a new year, it’s important to re-evaluate our priorities and make lists to guide us through 2024. One of those areas you may be able to improve is in regards to elevator maintenance and upgrades. Here are some New Year’s resolutions that can help you reset and renew your focus on… Read more »

Keep Your Elevator on the Nice List

Santa’s watching! Make a list and check it twice; keep up with elevator maintenance to make sure your elevator stays nice! Here’s how you can ensure your elevator operates to the best of its ability and gives you a long lifespan through 2024 and beyond. Perform Routine Elevator Inspections Routine elevator inspections by a professional… Read more »

The Cost of Maintaining an Elevator: Commercial

Owning and maintaining a commercial elevator isn’t exactly cheap. However, it is necessary, and it’s a vital form of property upkeep that not only ensures everyone’s safety but extends the life of your equipment. According to Home Advisor, the average elevator repair costs between $202 and $484, or about $342. You may pay as low… Read more »

The Cost of Maintaining an Elevator: Residential

Owning and maintaining a residential elevator can be very affordable initially, but you have to maintain it regularly in order to avoid expensive repairs. This important form of property upkeep not only ensures everyone’s safety but extends the life of your residential elevator equipment. According to Caring.com, the average cost of home elevator maintenance is… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Preparing for Winter – Elevator Maintenance and Safety

As we move into the winter months, it’s important to address critical maintenance issues so everyone who uses your elevators stays safe. From slippery floors to wet umbrellas and shoes, there are many dangers that can be present in your lobbies and elevators. Take the time to make sure those safety issues are fixed and… Read more »