23. December 2010 18:11
If you speak with an elevator installation consultant, then they will be able to recommend to you the best type of elevator design to use for your requirements.Lifts also vary in their internal design and some can be very plush with mirrors and carpeting that make them pleasant to stay in. Most will also use music to try and create a calming atmosphere. This then reflects well on the business that owns the lift and means that customers/clients arrive in a good mood. This then is an important area of consideration for businesses who should use lifts consultation to ensure they have the best possible lifts in terms of appearance, performance and maintenance/running costs. As well as considering whether you should use machine room-less elevators then, you also need to consider the interior of the lifts themselves.
7. December 2010 05:33
As the owner of the building it is important to get a lift consultant to tell you precisely what that upper limit. If they do not, then you will be unaware of how much mechanical strain your elevator actually can take. It is then wise, after you have learned the magic number for the elevator consultant, to ensure that anyone using the elevator is also aware of it. You can do this with a simple sign inside or outside the elevator. If you do this, then the responsibility will not be yours should the limit be exceeded and you will also avoid damaging your elevator. If you are riding in an elevator somewhere else that does not belong to you, then always look for this sign and abide by it’s recommendation. When you make the sign normally it is a good idea to keep the number fairly conservative so that it is actually probably lower than the lift can in reality bare. This way you err on the side of caution.
26. November 2010 18:54
This is very important as it can be a horrible experience to be in a pitch black elevator especially as you might not immediately recognise it as just a problem with a bulb. This also will of course not make a great impression on any visiting guests such as clients or investors. With a lift maintenance contract you greatly reduce the chances of this happening.Finally though a lift maintenance contract will of course also mean that the lift is less likely to break down. This will mean that you’re less likely to have an injury or a death on your premises which is of course very important or it would cause a law suit for your company and also of course weigh heavily from a moral perspective. Using a lift maintenance contract your lift will have been looked over regularly and not only will this mean that it’s less likely to break down, but also that your lift is being maintained and cared for to the best of your ability.
21. November 2010 14:37
Serious accidents requiring an elevator expert witness or likewise are a highly rare occurrence and most people’s fears of elevators are unfounded. That said, if elevators do go wrong then they will tend to do so in a major way, and this means that they might cause serious injury or even death. Elevators are safe but only if you get a lift maintenance contract – and you can’t afford not to.Of course a lift maintenance contract won’t just mean that your elevator doesn’t break down; it will also mean that it remains pleasant looking on the inside and that it will not look dirty or worn. Apart from anything else this will make your elevators more reassuring for those who do have a bit of concern regarding using them. Likewise a lift maintenance contract will also ensure that other aspects of the elevator remain functional and in good condition. For instance it will mean that your lighting works and that you don’t have a blown bulb.
16. November 2010 09:58
Lifts are highly useful devices that enable you to travel from floor to floor with minimal effort. They are useful just for making these journeys more pleasant then, but also for a range of other things – providing disabled access, providing you with a means to move furniture and large objects up the stairs and a way to move between sociably so that you can speak with clients or business partners while you move. This is a necessity then for any business with a tall building and many flights of stairs, or for any superstore with multiple levels, as well as many other businesses. And if you have a lift then you will need a lift maintenance contract.Lifts are very safe and accidents are actually incredibly rare. In power cut it is of course possible for an elevator to get stuck but 99% of cases the elevator will return to normal function once power returns.
22. October 2010 08:40
The reason for this is of course that your lift will be by the front entrance and will normally be needed to access your office. After greeting visitors then you will take them straight into the lift and this will be one of their first impressions of your business. We all know how important first impressions are for anything, and so if this is not a pleasant experience it may have a negative impact on their experiences of being in your company.As such then, seeing a lift consultant or elevator consultant is a very important step to take in order to add the finishing touches to your building and to create pleasant experiences and good impressions. You should consider elevator consultants as not only a way to improve the working of your lift, but also the appearance of them. Take as much time to think about the décor – for example many elevators use mirrors in order to create the impression of more space and prevent the space from feeling so claustrophobic. Try as well to buck the trend and ensure that you give ‘elevator music’ a good name.
18. October 2010 11:53
Likewise though if you have an office or a block of offices then you will often use an elevator to get to your floor and to move between departments etc. You might think then that the decoration and comfort of the elevators in this case would be less important, however it is in fact just as important and potentially even more so.The first reason that it’s important to see an elevator consultant in this scenario is that it is important in order to provide a good working environment for your staff. If you do not do this then it will likely affect their job satisfaction to a degree. At the same time though it will be important for showing guests around your building and those guests can include people as important as potential investors or business partners, potential employees or even media. What you also need to bear in mind here is that when these people visit your property, the interior of the lifts is one of the very first things that they will be likely to see.
15. October 2010 12:44
Many businesses have elevators and these are often used by a number of people that those businesses should be trying to impress. A the business is a large department store for example, then it will likely have many floors of different shops and each of these will likely contain a range of different items or departments. Here the customers then will be using the elevators regularly in order to navigate between those floors and it is important then that those elevators be well decorated and pleasant inside to ensure that they reflect well on your business. Good elevators will normally have air conditioning, good music, nice colouring and carpeting and mirrors in order to reflect light. This can all also help to calm those who are perhaps uncertain about using elevators. Using an elevator consultant it will be possible to go through some of the basics of this as well as of the actual mechanisms of the elevator.
2. October 2010 03:51
This way you can go over any and all safety precautions prior to having it installed. For example it is possible to get lifts to use a back up power generator so that in the case of a power failure of some sort, the elevator can still be used using the back up power.Meanwhile by getting regular lift maintenance you can avoid break downs and other problems. Be sure to use your lift responsibly and not to fill it up above the recommended upper weight limit. Normally this will be written inside the elevator and might be in kilograms or a maximum number of passengers. This will normally be more than enough for your purposes, but if for example you need to take some furniture upstairs, then make sure you only have a few passengers on board. Likewise, of course don’t jump in the elevator and don’t force the doors. By taking these precautions you can then rest easy in the knowledge that statistically, more people have accidents on the stairs.
11. September 2010 13:21
Elevators are an important part of high rise and apartment construction, giving us the ability to transverse small buildings in a single bound. With their amazing abilities, we would also wish for 100 percent safety and optimal performance from the elevators we are riding in. Proper elevator maintenance is important to the safety of apartment residents and working colleagues alike, and knowing how elevator maintenance works is important for everyone.
Maintenance of an elevator must be performed by a licensed elevator repair technician, or by a person authorized by the property owner. If you are resident of a building where the owner is allowing maintenance personnel with no experience work on the elevators, report this to your local housing authority. Cutting corners with elevator maintenance is dangerous, and violations can be prosecuted. Elevators should have a regular repair schedule, maintained by a person with technical and practical knowledge of how a lift works. This can be determined by the owner of the building, or through a certification process. It is recommended, and law in some areas, that the person that does the regular repair maintenance not be the same person who does regular safety checks of the lift, as their opinion is not impartial, and they are assessing their own work.