Is It Time to Upgrade Your Elevator Doors?

Did you know that 90% of elevator shutdowns are due to the doors? If your elevator is more than 12 years old, you probably have door equipment that is in need of upgrade. If your doors open or close roughly, make a lot of noise when opening or closing, or jump/drag...

The Importance of Rope Grippers

Elevators play a huge role in our everyday lives. They are very important for those who live in a high-rise apartment building or have a hard time using the stairs. Elevators can be considered a luxury for some and a necessity for those who need assistance getting...

Keeping Your Elevator Cool

Summer is here and we are all excited about it, for sure. But did you know the temperature outside has a large effect on how your elevator works? It’s true, believe it or not. An elevator machine room that is too hot can cause hazards and require frequent repairs—the...

The Panachrome 3D Safety Edge with Voice

In today’s day and age, it is not uncommon to see people walking with their head down texting or preoccupied with their cell phone. This distracted way of life is all around us. More common now than ever are instances where people are hit with the doors while exiting...

What to do when Trapped in an Elevator

You get the dreaded call that no one ever wants to receive; someone is stuck in one of your elevators. Being the property manager or maintenance person, it’s our job to figure out how to safely and quickly resolve the issue in a timely manner. What do you do in this...