Monthly Archives: January 2017

5 Interesting Facts about Elevators

We don’t tend to think too much into elevators on a daily basis as they are just there serving a purpose that we often take for granted. With more than 900,000 elevators being used every day in America alone, elevators are far more important in our lives than we care to admit. Here are 5 [...]

The World’s Tallest Elevator

It has been predicted that the current world record for tallest building and highest lift are set to be broken by the end of the decade. In fact, these achievements could change the world of architecture as we know it. Scientifically, elevators which travel more than 500m were found to be unfeasible. This was because [...]

The History of Elevators Part 2

Who knew that elevators had such a rich history? In the first part of this blog series, we talked about Elisha Graves Otis, the man himself who helped to develop the elevators we know and love today. In this blog, we’re diving deep into the 1800’s… An Electric Moment… With the creation and use of [...]

The History of Elevators Part One

Elevators are in pretty much every multi-storey building now. They are a handy alternative to the dreaded stairs and it’s hard to deny that they have made the general public quite lazy. Over the years, a lot of years to be exact, elevators have adapted and developed to be the fully functioning and modern machines [...]

We’re Here To Ease Your Elevator Anxieties

For most of us, the action of getting into an elevator and heading up a few storeys is a part of life that we pay little attention to. We simply put our heads down, get into the lift and allow it to shuttle us to wherever it is we’re going- then get busy daydreaming and, [...]

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