Signs It’s Time to Replace an Elevator

Although the average elevator is designed to last for several
decades, it is important to remember that they are man-made pieces of
technology and this means that they are vulnerable to wear and tear as they
age. In fact, an elevator cab will eventually need replacing when routine
maintenance and servicing becomes futile. Read on as the team […]

The Lowdown on the Bailong Elevator

Although the elevator is thought to be just under 200 years
old, we rely on them considerably in order navigate the tall buildings that
fill our cities. In fact, it is thought that the invention of the elevator
itself is what lead to the creation of skyscrapers as we cannot travel between
the different floors of 100-story buildings […]

The Lowdown on Sideways Elevators

As an easy to understand piece of technology, the majority of
people in the modern world have used an elevator at one time or another in
their lives. After all, it involves the movement of well-designed mechanisms
that move a cab up and down a shaft in order to safely transport passengers
between the different floors of a […]

3 Reasons to Get a Dumbwaiter

As one of the smallest elevators on the market, it is
important to remember that the dumbwaiter is not intended for human use.
After all, they are incredibly small in size and although a weight capacity of
250 pounds sounds like a lot, this is a drastic difference considering that the
average passenger elevator is designed to hold […]

Tourist Attractions That Use Elevators

In a world surrounded by skyscrapers, it is important that we
remember the reason why they exist. After all, it would be impossible to reach
such heights so quickly without the implementation of the modern elevator and
thanks to Elisha Grave Otis’ emergency brake system, elevators are safer than
ever. Over the years, our buildings have climbed higher […]

A Quick Guide to Elevator Buttons

It is no secret that the design of the elevator is something
that has been carefully planned over decades of trial and error. After all,
even the infamous emergency safety brake that was invented in the mid 1850’s
has been drastically improved upon in order to ensure that each elevator is
safe for use. Elevator buttons are perhaps […]

The Lowdown on Elevator Speed

The elevator is a brilliant invention that has revolutionised
the way that we do many things in the 21st century. In fact, we
wouldn’t have skyscrapers without the development of Elisha Graves Otis’ safety
brake in the 19th century and the majority of our buildings would
only be several stories high. Here at Elevators Ltd, we try to […]

Elevator Safety During a Fire

When a fire alarm sounds, it is important not to panic as
this can lead to poor judgement calls regarding the safety of others. After
all, evacuating may be the number one priority, however, it is also necessary
to follow the guidelines that are placed around a building that explain the
correct way to do so. For example, […]

3 Reasons to Buy a Property with an Elevator

With the housing market up and down each year, it can be
difficult for first time buyers to know whether or not they are getting their
money’s worth. After all, there are a variety of modern additions that can
really hike the price up. In fact, one of the most popular is the home elevator:
a contraption often […]

3 Reasons Why Elevators are Disability Friendly

Recent statistics suggest that there are around 14-million
people in the UK living with a disability that affects the way they are able to
get from one place to another. After all, not everybody has the ability to
navigate a staircase easily. With this said, elevators were once incredibly
difficult for the disabled to use due to a […]