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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 4 Most Prevalent Elevator Problems Discovered in Routine Inspections

Knowing When You Need a Commercial Elevator Replacement

Commercial elevators, with proper maintenance, can last for 25-30 years. Many elevators are still operational decades after installation. However, even the most well-taken care of elevators will need replacing one day. Recognizing the signs of damage is key to a timely replacement before you encounter major problems. Continue reading Knowing When You Need a Commercial Elevator Replacement

Preserve the Condition of Your Commercial Elevator With These 5 Tips

Routine professional elevator inspections are important in preventing problems before they turn into safety hazards. However, it’s also possible to preserve the condition of your elevator. If you’re a commercial building manager interested in conducting your own elevator maintenance, consider these tips.

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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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3 Most Common Questions About Elevator Maintenance and Repair

Building owners want to make sure their elevators are in good shape, but sometimes they don’t know what needs to be done. Elevators need routine maintenance, just like cars. States also require elevators be regularly inspected. Here’s what you need to know about elevator maintenance and repair: Continue reading 3 Most Common Questions About Elevator Maintenance and Repair

3 Elevator Innovations That Reshaped the Industry

The skylines of major cities like New York and San Francisco would not exist were it not for elevator innovations that made high-rises possible. Like all other industries, the elevator industry has been reshaped by innovation and technology over the years. Let’s look at some of the most notable advances that made urban lifestyles possible. Continue reading 3 Elevator Innovations That Reshaped the Industry

4 Consequences of Poor Elevator Maintenance

Elevators play integral roles in building performance. Elevator failure translates into measurable business losses for property management companies, tenants, and sometimes for visitors. Here are the warning signs of poor elevator maintenance and steps business owners and managers can take to avoid a variety of undesirable outcomes. Continue reading 4 Consequences of Poor Elevator Maintenance