Why Elevators Have Mirrors Inside

The majority of elevators these days tend to have particularly large mirrors fixed to the walls and whilst it offers the ability to quickly refresh your hair and check your teeth, the truth behind their addition was actually intended for the opposite. Here are a few reasons why modern elevators have a mirror inside…

Safety

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Why Elevators Break Down

Thanks to advancements in technology, disastrous accidents involving elevators are vastly unheard off in the 21st century. With this said, elevators are known to break down for a range of different reasons, many of which can be prevented with a key focus on maintenance and inspection. Here are a few reasons why elevators break […]

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The Lowdown on Elevator Surfing

Whilst it may seem like an idiotic charade to take part in, the act of ‘elevator surfing’ has become quite common amongst the youths of today’s society. With this said, the trend is an incredibly dangerous one that cannot only put the lives of the ‘surfer’ in danger but also the lives of the […]

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The Lowdown on Residential Elevators

The residential elevator is one of the most un explored additions to the home. After all, the idea of having an elevator inside your property can be a difficult one to accept. Luckily most residential elevators can be built into the design and décor of a home which means that they wont take up […]

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Cruise Ship Elevator Etiquette

It could be argued that elevator etiquette is a universal principle and that the rules of how one should behave inside an elevator are no different regardless of the change in location. With this said, many people tend to forget the rules of society when they go on holiday which means that respect is […]

Elevator Related Nausea

Elevators are known to cause a range of different conditions and even exacerbate others. In fact, from claustrophobia to agoraphobia, it is not uncommon to hear about people going crazy inside an elevator cab. One of the most common things that riding in an elevator can cause however is nausea and dizziness however very […]

Things We Wouldn’t Have Without Elevators

Here at Elevators Ltd we like to recognise that elevators have paved the way for a lot of different inventions that exist today. In fact, it is safe to say that we likely wouldn’t have some of the most famous and biggest constructions we currently have without the existence of the elevator and since […]

How to Overcome the Fear of Elevators

Far more people are scared of the thought of travelling via elevator than you may realise. In fact it is one of the most common types of fears and is closely linked with claustrophobia, the fear of being trapped inside an enclosed space with no escape. Sometimes it is the claustrophobia that prevents people […]

The Oldest Elevators in the World

The concept of a lift has been around for thousands of years and began with a pulley system in order to transport items between different floors. In fact, elevators have formed an important part of our history and have been around for much long than people tend to think. After all, the earliest one […]

The Benefits of Machine Room-less Elevators

An elevator that comes without a room above it is a type of traction lift that places the hoisting machine inside the wall at the top or bottom of the structure. It is installed using permanent magnets and opts for steel cord ropes for security. However, as there are two types of traction elevators […]

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