It is a full-time responsibility of elevator maintenance. Elevator safety is paramount in this industry and it is vital to employ experienced and qualified personnel. Most people don’t know that elevator maintenance can actually be hazardous for the worker. The machine, cables, and pulleys can cause serious injuries to those who are not careful enough. […]September 21, 2022
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Elevators are a critical part of any building’s infrastructure. Not only do your tenants and guests expect them to be clean and visually appealing, but to function properly as well. Though elevator systems provide practical convenience and safety, you may have questions about maintenance, repair, and how long the elevator will last. Having a good […]April 15, 2022
Building owners and managers have many important concerns. No doubt somewhere near the top of that list is the safety and maintenance of your property. While it’s important to have access to a well-rounded maintenance staff, there are certain elements of your building that require additional special care and attention to detail – not least […]April 1, 2022
Just like an automobile diagnostic test, an elevator inspection provides building owners with the opportunity to make critical decisions about repairs, upgrades or full equipment replacement. But while some vehicle owners may decide to postpone a trip to the auto shop, putting off an elevator inspection is never advisable. State laws and building codes require […]March 24, 2022
As the cold season continues, you may be focused on making sure your building lobby stays warm and dry. But have you considered doing the same for your elevators’ engine room? In this article we share our best tips for making your elevators run smoothly and safely during a cold snap, winter storm, or flash […]January 18, 2022
Elevators are among the safest of all transportation modes. However, avoidable accidents, operational failures, and injuries do happen. To prevent accidents in and around elevators, you can play a key role in guiding passengers toward safe behaviours and explaining how to remain safe if something should go wrong. What Building Owners and Managers Can Do […]January 18, 2022
Elevators are a safe and reliable mode of transportation for your tenants and visitors, as long as they’re regularly inspected and serviced. But, as with all mechanical systems, problems can develop. Not only can these problems lead to potential injury, but they can also expose you to expensive emergency repairs, excessive downtimes, unhappy tenants, code […]January 18, 2022