Tag: upkeep

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 »

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 »

Saving Money by Providing Upkeep to Machinery

By making modernizations and updates to your elevator machinery, you can not only extend the life of your units and parts, but you can also save money on replacement and energy costs. Check out a few updates you can make to your lifts, stair chairs and elevators that can save you cash in the long… 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 »

Elevator Maintenance: Is it Time to Service Your Elevator?

From sluggish elevators to weird noises to the date on the calendar, there are many things that will clue you into the fact that your elevator needs servicing – or even replacement. But even with regular repairs and seasonal maintenance, your elevator won’t last forever. Make sure you are on a maintenance program with your… Read more »

Disadvantages of a Broken Elevator

If you are a property manager or owner of a building that is taller than a few stories, chances are you are equipped with at least one elevator. It’s smart to keep up with regular maintenance on your elevator so it isn’t as likely to break down. There are many disadvantages that come with a… Read more »