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Hotel lifts stepping up a gear

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 …

Dumbwaiter Lifts

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 …

How to save your business money

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 …

On yer bike

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 …

Only the best – Lift Modernisation

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 …

Lift Modernisation for The Princes Trust

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 …

Let us upgrade you | Lift Upgrades

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 …

Energy saving lifts, saving the world in one process

What is so important about energy saving lifts? You may not fully understand the benefits that come with upgrading your current lift system to a newer eco lift. Here at Sheridan Lifts, we are pleased to be in a position to offer our customer’s the latest in lift solutions. Read on below for more information. Being …

Lift Modernisation

We’re sure you’re familiar with lift modernisation, but we’d like to take this opportunity to fully explain why lift modernisation or lift refurbishment is worthwhile and often vital. Some people make the mistake of thinking they must completely replace a lift in its entirety. This can be extremely time-consuming and therefore costly; the worst part …

New year, New lift – Lift Upgrades

The importance of lift upgrades should never be over looked. As we enter 2016, it may be time to make a few changes to that old tired lift. We’re sure you’ve all seen the Facebook statuses, tweets and Instagram posts from people vowing that the beginning of the New Year will usher in a “new” …