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.
When well-maintained, an elevator can last for decades. That may seem like a reason to keep your commercial elevators as they are, but there are several major benefits to modernizing your elevator. It may be time to make some changes in your commercial building.
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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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
Your elevator can have a big impact on the guests of your building, positively or negatively. If you want to provide the best experience, your cab design should match your lobby and the rest of the building. Continue reading The Importance of Elevator Cab Design
You have probably seen a movie or read a book where someone got stuck in an elevator. This can be a stressful time, and many people do not know how to react. In order to avoid injury, it is recommended that you try to remain calm and stay put until help arrives. Here are some do’s and don’ts for when you may be stuck in an elevator. Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Stuck in an Elevator
Urban planners, architects, and contractors spend a lot of time building and designing elevators. After all, the elevator is a unique reflection of your space and building aesthetic. But some designers push the envelope when it comes to riding in style. Check out these wonders of the elevator world. Continue reading 5 Unique Elevators