Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Characteristics of Eco-Friendly Lifts

It is no secret that energy usage has hit an all-time high in recent years as more and more people are opting for mechanical alternatives like automation. In fact, even elevators require a significant amount of energy in order to operate and that is why we like to emphasise the benefits that environmentally friendly lift [...]

3 Interesting Facts About Platform Lifts

As the perfect solution for wheelchair accessibility, platform lifts are slowly becoming the next big thing on the elevator market. After all, they offer property owners the ability to transport both goods and passengers, which is essential in any industrial, residential or public use environment. Here at Elevators Ltd, we offer a variety of high-quality [...]

The Safety Features in an Elevator

Although the modern elevator is said to be safer than a car, many people are still afraid of putting their ‘life on the line’ in order to use one. After all, over exaggeration in films has left many worried about the likelihood of a free-fall and those with claustrophobia or cleithrophobia are scared of what [...]

Advantages of a Dumbwaiter in the Home

Although the dumbwaiter is commonly associated with the service industry and can be found in restaurants and hotels, more and more residential property owners are choosing to have them installed too. In fact, large old-fashioned homes tend to come with an outdated, but easily modernised, dumbwaiter already implemented into the floorplan. Here at Elevators Ltd, [...]

How to Improve Residential Accessibility

The majority of properties in the UK were built during the 19th and 20th century which means that they many suffer from aged building techniques. In fact, life expectancy is also on the rise which means that it is becoming more and more apparent that accessibility focused homes are what the public requires. Unfortunately, most [...]

Elevators and Equality Act Compliance

The modern elevator as we know it today is still considered a relatively new invention, however, there is no doubt that it has managed to benefit society in a variety of ways. In fact, they are now so common that the average person will come across a lift multiple times a day, whether they use [...]

Are Elevator Aesthetics Important?

In a society that becomes more obsessed with the way things look each day, more and more property owners are starting to consider the aesthetical value of their elevator. After all, outdated designs are no longer considered vintage in the eyes of the prying public and the internet can make it difficult to rid businesses [...]

3 Common Problems Found During Elevator Inspections

Here at Elevators Ltd, we spend a significant amount of time emphasising the importance of maintenance. After all, it is there in order to ensure that an elevator is in a safe and operational condition whilst the technician also actively searches for minor areas of concern that could use repair work. Read on as we [...]

The Lowdown on the Autostadt Silos

When it comes to the world of elevators, many people fail to think beyond the average passenger lift found in a shopping centre. Interestingly, there are actually dozens upon dozens of weird and wonderful elevators on the market, including giant aquariums with live fish and cabs that manage to reach speeds of 22mph! Read on [...]

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