Why Elevators Have Handrails

There are certain things in life that we tend not to question. After all, they are the norm and society has learnt to rely on their presence. Take handrails inside elevators as an example; nobody knows when they were first installed or why they were added to the design. With this said, the team […]

The Craziest Elevators in the World

When most people imagine an elevator they will picture a basic design that travels up and down, allowing passengers to get to the floor they desire in a building. After all, this is how the majority of elevators in the world can be found. With this said, there are a few crazy exceptions located […]

Home Elevator vs Stair Lift

It isn’t hard to notice that many of the homes in the UK were not built with the elderly in mind. After all, the steep and narrow staircases are not exactly fall-proof. Luckily, there are a few solutions on the market that can help keep your grandparents safe whilst allowing them to maintain their […]

When Is The Perfect Time To Modernise Your Elevator?

Elevators are the basis to any great building, and help people transport throughout your building with ease. However, elevators aren’t invincible and will need to have repairs to them to maintain their high standard. There are many factors to consider when looking at your elevator, to whether it’s still in its prime working condition, […]

Making Homes Safe for the Elderly

The rise of life expectancy means that the UK has hundreds of thousands of elderly people living in homes that are simply unsuitable. After all, the steep and narrow staircases that were built in the early 20th century were not made with an ageing population in mind. Luckily there are several ways you can […]

Are Magnet Elevators the Future?

Whilst is it hard to deny that elevators have developed considerably over the past century, the introduction of driverless cars and artificial intelligence means that there is still a lot of room for further advancements to take place. In fact, some predictions suggest that elevators will develop beyond the limitations that only allow them […]

The Benefits of Parking Lifts

Here at Elevators Ltd, we think it is important that our readers and clients understand that an elevator can come in a range of different shapes and sizes. In fact, our expert team is equipped to deal with anything from residential elevators to service elevators. One obscure type of elevator that perhaps doesn’t get to share […]

The Benefits of Hydraulic Elevators

Contrary to belief, there are actually quite a wide range of different elevator designs to choose from. With a simple principle in mind, hydraulic elevators use a hydraulic ram in order to lift the weight of a cab and it’s passengers safely. By definition, a hydraulic ram is a fluid-driven piston that travels within […]

The Lowdown on Elevator Maintenance

An elevator that is well taken care of is considered safe for use either commercially or residentially. Of course, this all depends on the maintenance that the appliance is afforded and how high quality said maintenance is as some surveyors will forget to check certain aspects or skip them all together. With this said […]

How Elevators Work

When we use an elevator, it looks like they operate themselves. After all, we only have to push a simple button and we are on our merry way. With this said, the physics and technology behind the average elevator is far more complicated that one may presume. Not only is there incredibly complicated machinery […]