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The Importance of Proper Lift Maintenance

Lifts are heralded as one of the safest means of mechanical transports thanks to the famously high health and safety standards lift companies operate by. One of the main areas that keep lifts so safe and secure is the practice of perfecting lift maintenance through regular servicing. Not only does this keep users safe, it …

What makes a lift engineer?

You will need to gain some qualifications and experience in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering in order to understand everything you need to know to become a lift engineer. There’s more than one way into a career in lift engineering. Here are some of the paths you could choose: Mechanical / Electrical / Building Services …

Where You Can Find Platform Lifts

Platform lifts are a complete lift system that are designed for moving passengers between a few floors. They provide an option for small distances when installing a full lift system is not a viable economic investment. Platform lifts can be found in a wide range of different buildings. Their customisable builds mean they can be …

5 revolutionary Women in the lift, construction and architecture industries

In light of International Women’s Day 2018, here’s our selection of five women revolutionary in industries where women are still under-represented. Harriet Tracy Born in 1834, Tracy’s inventions were innovative and she patented them ruthlessly. It is recorded that she patented some impressive twenty-seven inventions during her lifetime. Eleven of those patents were for inventions …

The Market for Dumbwaiters is Growing

These handy contraptions have been moving objects up and down floors for centuries. The simple design has been improved on with new technologies and has evolved with the times into a fully integrated system, present in domestic and commercial settings. Market Segregation The global market for dumbwaiters is fragmented into; product type (which covers window …

Easy Steps to Lift Installation

Thinking of having a lift installed in a domestic building or workplace? The process is much simpler than you may think. Once a platform lift is installed and under constant use, you’ll wonder how you ever got by without one. They enhance accessibility and counter the problem that some of your employees and customer may …

The Benefits of Bespoke

For a lot of businesses standard lift systems are simply unsuitable for installation. Most of the problems arise with the size of standard lift systems not aligning to the measurements of the current building. The best option in this situation is a bespoke lift design. Bespoke lifts are custom fitted to the customer’s exact requirements, …

Why Your Restaurant Could Benefit from a Dumbwaiter

Step inside a commercial restaurant today and you’ll find the hardest working members of staff in the same place as always. The dumbwaiter has become an integral part of the food service industry for a range of reasons. For restaurants, hotels and bars, dumbwaiters work tirelessly, transporting food, drinks and other items up and down …

Can Lifts Be Energy Efficient?

We’re told that we should all use the stairs more, instead of relying on lifts and elevators all the time. This is for the sake of people’s health, as most office staff spend the majority of the day sat at a desk and using lifts to get to their offices. The resulting lack of physical …

Why You Should Install A Residential Dumbwaiter

You may think that in 2018 a dumbwaiter is a dated device with no real applications in the modern world. How wrong you are. These age-old systems are still making peoples lives easier in homes across the world today. Their simplicity simply adds to their usefulness, as there is little that can go wrong with …