Tips For Disinfecting & Cleaning Elevator Fixtures, Doors and Walls

In addition to stepped up personal hygiene practices, following are useful elevator cleaning tips for your building services team: First: lock the elevator before cleaning the car station, so that it doesn’t respond to accidental calls. Use microfiber cloths. They are effective for removing dust, dirt, hair and other particles that collect around elevator buttons… more »

3 Issues Commonly Found During an Elevator Inspection

Regular inspections are an important step in keeping your elevator running efficiently at all times. During an inspection, there are some things you might notice, which will require a repair from the professionals. The following are three issues commonly found during elevator inspections, some of which you might notice yourself. Contaminated Oil and Lubrication When… more »

Putting Together the Right Elevators for Your Building

Whether you’re replacing, upgrading, or starting from scratch, choosing the appropriate elevators to meet your needs calls for careful analysis and consideration of available options. It’s hard to make the right decisions without contemplating the reasons and purpose for your elevators. Recognizing Limitations If you’re designing a new building or addition, your main limitations will… more »

The Right Mechanic Keeps Your Elevators Safe

Commercial building owners and managers carry heavy responsibilities to keep their properties profitable and in top shape. The most important priority that encompasses everything they do, however, is the safety of every single person who works, occupies, or enters the structure. For multi-level buildings, safety concerns include the elevators that carry people from floor to… more »

3 Ways Elevator Modernization Saves You Money

As elevator technology continues to develop, a number of benefits come along with modernizing. You may see an increase in the value of your property; you may see safer elevators and an increase in traffic in your building. One of the main benefits you’ll see; however, is the cost savings. Here is how elevator modernization… more »

Maintenance Plans for Elevator Operations

In an effort to protect citizens across the country, the federal government mandates safety guidelines for industries like transportation and pharmaceuticals. Many do not realize that through the assistance of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are also codes and regulations for elevator safety. Millions… more »