Looking for top quality lift systems, but you’re aiming to get a little bit flashy with regards to their appearance? Maybe you’re just looking to get that all important sleek, modern and incredibly professional aesthetic so that the first impressions of your building will be the very best they can. Whatever the reason for it, getting your hands on scenic lifts from a top lift engineer company can be a huge boon to your property, and can transform a simple ...Continue Reading →
Have you encountered a sudden breakdown and you’re in dire need of repairs? Is your lift simply looking a little worse for wear or performing to a reduced standard of efficiently recently? There are plenty of signs that you may need the services of a leading lift engineer company such as Sheridan Lifts, so it pays to recognise them and make the call as soon as possible!
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It’s often the case that your property needs something a little more individualised than your standard model of lift, especially if you’re working around difficult conditions or a specialised layout inside of your building, which is why it’s so incredibly important to track down a lift company willing to supply bespoke lifts that you simply couldn’t do without.
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Stepping into a lift is probably something we all do frequently, probably without much thought. And why would we? The majority of lifts are just, plain metal boxes which we stand in for a few minutes whilst they take us to a place we actually want to be. With the mundane background music and minimal art, lifts usually don’t offer up much other than an alternative to the stairs.
However, there are some recent hotel lift installations that are really raising ...Continue Reading →
Dumbwaiter lifts are an important part of many commercial buildings but are especially needed in places such as hotels and restaurants. Dumbwaiter lifts are essential to the smooth operation of hotels and restaurants and can save valuable time and increase efficiency.
In restaurants, the kitchen and the dining area are often on different floors, especially in restaurants in city centres where a lot of space isn’t always available. By having dumbwaiter lifts connecting the different floors, it allows the kitchen and ...Continue Reading →
If a business can save money then that’s always a good thing, unless it compromises health and safety or the quality of their service/ product. Companies are always looking for innovative ways to increase their cash flow and profit margins, and that applies to every single aspect of their business – including maintenance costs. Energy saving lifts are an ingenious way to do that.
Not only do energy saving lifts save you as a business, a huge chunk of change, it ...Continue Reading →
Being a lift company, we’re always on the lookout for interesting lift designs and stories. So, of course, we were intrigued by a story we saw recently about a bicyclist lift in Norway.
Now, we all know that riding a bike is an enjoyable way to get around, and is a really economical mode of transportation. However, there’s no denying that riding a bike uphill is pretty much torture. That’s why the city of Trondheim in Norway has a “bicyclist lift” ...Continue Reading →
In the words of Beyoncé “let me upgrade you.” No we’re not talking about a person, but lift modernisation of course!
Previously, we’ve blogged about why some buildings or businesses find themselves in need of a lift upgrade, but we’re going to dedicate this particular blog to explain why you should choose Sheridan Lifts to tackle your lift modernisation.
- We can work with a variety of lifts
Whether you’ve got a dumbwaiter, platform ...Continue Reading →
Here at Sheridan Lifts, we perform a multitude of lift refurbishments across the UK. One of the most recent lift modernisation jobs we’ve undertaken is with The Prince Trust in Salford, which helps young people between the ages of 13 and 25 years, work towards their personal goals. Through a free and fun, personal development programme, The Princes Trust Salford, equips young people in Salford, Manchester, Tameside, Trafford and Stockport with the tools they need to move forward with ...Continue Reading →
The reasons for lift upgrades vary. Some people are under the assumption that lift upgrades only occur when a lift is particularly old or isn’t working as it should. In fact, there are a number of reasons why people often opt for lift upgrades – as we’re about to outline.
- Disability Discrimination Act
Many buildings have to undertake a lift refurbishment or perform lift upgrades to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. Ensuring that your lift is accessible to all, is a ...Continue Reading →