3 Advantages of the Elevator

Although the elevator as we know it today is still a
relatively modern invention, we have been using the concept ever since Roman
Britain was in power. With this said, it wasn’t until the 1850’s when Elisha
Otis’ elevator brake really paved the way for developments within the industry
and ensured that the lift was completely safe for […]

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 Elevator Noises That Should Be Investigated

The average elevator is relatively easy to maintain. After
all, most problems are found early and can be repaired quickly as long as the
cab is provided with routine inspections and servicing. With this said, it is
important that property owners are able to tell when their elevator could use
an unscheduled inspection by a licenced engineer as […]

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 […]

How to Prevent an Elevator Breakdown

Although we are more likely to win the lottery than find
ourselves free falling in an elevator, there are still a lot of people who
avoid lifts like the plague for that very reason. After all, there is nothing
quite like the fear of stepping into the unknown. Luckily, every elevator since
the late 1800’s has been fitted […]

The Lowdown on Elevator Overheating

When it comes to the mechanics of equipment such as
elevators, it is important that property owners provide regular and
high-quality maintenance. After all, most problems start subtly and appear to
be relatively minor, which means that they are often pushed to the bottom of
the do-to list. Unfortunately, this provides the perfect time frame for these
issues to […]

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 […]