Buy or lease: which one is right for your business?

Lift installation can help a business save money in the long run, but can be costly initially. Now there are a variety of financial options available when it comes to choosing a lift:

LEASING

Rather than buying a lift outright, there are a number of leasing options available, so you can benefit from minimal upfront costs in order to save valuable capital. This money can be easily reinvested into other areas of your business to allow for faster expansion and growth.

For a ...

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Part 1: Lifts To Aid Mobility Issues

As well as commercial lifts, there are also a range of lift systems that can be installed to help assist those with mobility issues; because being freely able to move around public spaces should be available to all.

The range of access lifts cover a broad range of disabilities and building types. Lift upgrades generally only occur when the lift is particularly old or stops functioning properly; but lift upgrades should also be considered to help anyone struggling with using your ...

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‘One’ Exceptional Candidate!

Sheridan Lifts have teamed up with our good friends, One Manchester, to deliver an opportunity-driven eight week work placement programme. Candidates applied through One Manchester and then Sheridan interviewed the candidates and were pleased to offer the opportunity to Anthony, who impressed us at the interview stage.

One Manchester is known for its exceptional provision of housing and community services in the local area. Reaching out to the local community, One help people to access a better life by helping to ...

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Sheridan lift services install New Lifts at Stay City Apartments.

The lifts are fitted in an iconic building in the Centre of Manchester. The building is located on the approach to Piccadilly station and is unique by its design.

Apartments and Hotels are being refurbished across the city as well new building being constructed.

Sheridan Lift services can provide the complete package including all building works.

Our lift has the option of steel structures. This can ...

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How Do They Work?

Some of us use them every day, but do we actually know how they work? Elevators are a part of our daily lives, and were a vital part of history; as they allowed cities to expand vertically as well as horizontally. We owe a lot to elevators. So to honour one of the greatest inventions, let’s get to know them a little better.

OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND

Maybe the reason we know so little about the way an elevator works ...

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The Key Signs Of A Faulty Lift

There’s nothing worse than being stuck in a broken lift. Picture yourself in a massive rush to get up to the office in time, only to end up waiting ages for the lift to arrive. You hurry inside, cramped in with everyone else, and let out an audible groan as the lift decides to break down half way through its journey. Not exactly an ideal situation, right?

This means it’s absolutely imperative for property owners to carry out regular maintenance checks ...

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3 Things You Never Knew About Lifts

Whether you live in a large block of flats, work in a towering office building or just have a general hatred for stairs, there’s just nothing better than the sight of a top-quality lift. Offering a convenient way to move between floors and saving your legs from any strains, a lift is an absolute-must for any large commercial or residential properties.

Despite their importance to our everyday lives, it’s fair to say that many of us pay little attention to lifts ...

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Energy Efficient Elevator Design

Nowadays, building design is more focused than ever on energy efficiency in the form of insulation, solar panelled roofing and network lighting. High-rise building projects tend to overlook the efficiency of its elevators, mainly due to the fact they only account for about 5-11% of the building total energy usage.

The world’s top elevator manufacturers are now producing premium elevators for mid and high-rise buildings that are as energy efficient as possible; and even being capable of generating energy for the ...

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You Need To See Some Of These Unusual Elevator Designs From Around The World

We come across elevators every day, and their designs are generally functional but minimalist in design. There are designers out there who push the boundaries of elevator design and think outside the box. After all, who said elevators have to be boring?

AquaDom 

The AquaDom; located at the Radisson Blue in Berlin-Mitte is an elevator unlike any you have seen before. Riding this elevator is an experience that people rarely forget; the transparent elevator is surrounded by a 25-metre tall cylindrical ...

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LOLER and PUWER: Two names lift owners need to know

We know, these sound like to latest internet abbreviations or two characters from a kid’s daytime TV show but, th are actually two very important regulations tha lift owners should not only know about, but also be adhering to. Let’s take a look:

PUWER: The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 

PUWER requires any risks to people’s health and safety, risks that come directly from the equipment that they use at work, to be prevented or controlled.
PUWER regulations require that equipment ...

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