Your Guide to Commercial Elevator Maintenance

It can be in your best interest to leave commercial elevator maintenance to the professionals. However, understanding what happens during a routine inspection can give you a better idea of the condition and functionality of your elevator system, allowing you to make more informed decisions about repairs and replacements. An elevator maintenance inspection focuses on five key areas.

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4 Most Prevalent Elevator Problems Discovered in Routine Inspections

Routine maintenance is key to keeping your elevator operating in top shape. Routine inspections aren’t just about preventative steps, but also about discovering larger problems early, before they start showing signs in operation. Thorough maintenance is the key, and you should be prepared to discover some of these common elevator problems during your regular professional inspection. Continue Reading…

Liberty Elevator Wins “Best Family-Owned Business” at Elevator World

Liberty Elevator was voted “Best Family-Owned Business” by Elevator World Inc. and their readers. For more than 55 years, Liberty Elevator Corporation and the Muttart family have been providing vertical transportation to buildings and iconic landmarks throughout New York and New Jersey. This family-owned business had humble beginnings in a Rutherford, New Jersey, basement and has continued to grow its reputation across the New York and New Jersey markets. From installing and maintaining traditional elevators in high rise buildings to being honored with the task of installing and servicing the elevators in the most iconic statue in New York harbor, where the company takes its namesake. The Muttart family has always been there for Lady Liberty and all their clients. Continue Reading…

Choosing the Right Elevator Maintenance Company

If your building has an elevator, regular maintenance helps avoid costly repairs while keeping occupants safe. Not all elevator maintenance companies provide the same level of service. Some only service elevators from specific manufacturers. Others have varying levels of technical expertise and access to parts.

Building owners should evaluate potential providers’ certifications, their experience with various types of equipment, their client base, how transparent they are with fees and the accessibility of their locations to find the best fit. If you are currently searching for an elevator maintenance company, consider the three things you should look into in order to assure you hire a high-quality, professional company that will conduct a thorough evaluation of your elevator and satisfy all of your maintenance needs.

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Apps that Make Elevators More User-Friendly

Corporations or tenant buildings sometimes require a security badge or other type of identification to access an elevator. It provides a layer of security, but can also be a pain. It can be frustrating for residents or employees to dig through their purses or briefcases looking for their badges. New technology allows users to download apps that summon elevators and open doors. Elevator applications can make life easier for businesses and their tenants. There are significant advantages associated with using smartphones to increase the accessibility of elevators.

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Improve Your Building’s Market Value by Renovating the Elevator

Whether you are preparing to sell a property or simply working to attract new leases in a competitive real estate market, paying attention to the details can make the difference. When it comes to improving your property’s market value, elevators are one of the most important factors. They are a vessel to the rest of the building and if overlooked during initial renovations, one may anticipate capital improvements in the future. Continue Reading…