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Elevator Preventive Maintenance Important Part One

Ignoring elevator maintenance leads to series of problems starting with rapid decline in performance, increase in response time, downtime and rapid hike in cost. The service life shortens with rise in complaints. Most important of all, safety will be compromised. During such times, even with the most comprehensive maintenance program, all elevators system will eventually need to be modernized or replaced. Postponing modernization too long will result in the same detrimental effects that result from ignoring maintenance requirements. Elevator modernization consultant engineer takes care of this need.

Some elevator problems, such as system downtime and slow operation, are obvious. Others, such as high-energy use and electrical noise generation, are not. Their impact, however, may be felt throughout the entire building. Waiting for long times causes inconvenience for building occupants. Wait times and elevator speed should be checked on a regular basis. Time how long it takes to go from the bottom floor to the top floor. Long wait times and slow performance may be caused by a malfunction as simple as a defective relay, or problems may be caused by the age and overall condition of the elevator. While repairs can improve performance in some cases, elevators that use old mechanical relay control systems may simply need a new control system.

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