5 reasons to think about lift maintenance

When it comes to lifts, many building managers will think give a lot of thought to the initial lift installation and then forget about their lift until a problem arises. Then they are forced to think about lift repairs. However, there is a vital step in the middle that gets forgotten about; lift maintenance.

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It’s a common misconception that lifts break down frequently and there’s nothing that can be done about it. ...

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There’s a change a’coming

We’re sure everyone feels awkward when you have to wait for a lift to come. You push the button and wait for the ride to arrive but in the meantime, a crowd of people have gathered to wait with you. Do you make small talk? Do you just stand there in silence?

It may not seem like a massive inconvenience, waiting for a lift, but Research out of Columbia University showed that office workers in New York spent a cumulative 16.6 ...

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Tonight on BBC1 – DIY SOS Veteran Special

As you may or may not be aware, Sheridan lifts were selected as the one lift company to be a part of the most recent saga for the BBC series, “DIY SOS” Veteran Special in Manchester. As our contribution, we donated a platform lift for one of the houses.

The show has turned a rundown street into a small, appealing community for its existing residents and now housed ex-army veterans. A community hub has been provided for our soldiers discharged for ...

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Ding dong!

When you think about designing passenger lifts there are so many things you have to take into account. The space you have to work with, the design and décor of your building and what the lift will be used for are all factors that need to be addressed; you can then design, plan and install your lift accordingly.

However, there’s one thing that probably gets pushed down the bottom of the list when designing passenger lifts, and that’s the chime. A ...

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Providing the platform

We hope you all managed to watch last night’s episode of DIY SOS which showed the work that has been done to create a community for veterans here in Manchester. As you’re all well aware, Sheridan Lifts was the chosen lift company to install one of our platform lifts for a triple-amputee veteran.

We thought we’d take this opportunity to give you a bit more information regarding our platform lifts and why they’re so important.

Platform lifts can be installed in both ...

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Why choose us as your lift company?

We know we’re not the only lift company out there, but we really do believe we are the best. In this blog post we’d like to tell you a little bit about us and what makes us stand out. Hopefully by being more informed, you’ll see why you should choose us as your lift company.

We are a local, family company that spans three generations. Founded in 1979 by Stanley Sheridan, we have gained over 35 years of experience within the ...

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You can lead ducks to water but you can’t lead them out of a lift…

You can lead ducks to water but you can’t lead them out of a lift…

What do you do when you’re dreading a big game? Get stuck in your team hotel’s lift of course! That’s what happened to an American Football team in Oregon before a game with Colorado. Of course, we don’t think they intentionally wanted to get stuck in a lift and in fact, they did go on to win the game so maybe this could be a new pre-match ritual for luck? We bet Manchester United wished they’d got stuck in a ...

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A look back

A look back

The last couple of weeks have been memorable indeed for the team here at Sheridan Lifts. We’ve been fortunate enough to give back to our community, specifically the veteran community. Helping to build homes in Miles Platting has been such a rewarding experience and it’s something we’ll never forget.

We were the chosen lift company to help modify a home for disabled access, which included installing a platform lift, and we worked alongside countless traders and businesses from all sectors to ...

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If in doubt, go glass! – Glass Lifts

If in doubt, go glass! – Glass Lifts

What’s so good about glass lifts? Why should you install a glass lift over a conventional lift? Here is why.

One of the best, most effective way of giving your building or buisness a bit of a revamp is to give that old lift of yours the overhaul it has needed for so long. Not only are glass lifts an exciting addition to a property or business, they also give the effect of refinement and finesse, transforming even the oldest buildings ...

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A Royal Visit

As you know, the Sheridan Lifts team have been busy down at the DIY SOS site helping to build homes for veterans in Miles Platting. Well, we were treated to a very royal visit today down at the project as Princes William and Harry came down to see how the work was going.

As you can imagine, everyone got a little bit excited at the prospect of being amongst royalty and it was a bit of a novelty seeing them walking ...

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