Monthly Archives: June 2019

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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