The Future of Lift Maintenance

As we look to the future, the logistics surrounding elevator maintenance become more of a challenge. More and more companies are installing lift systems, and if one of them should fail, ever evolving obstacles are slowing the speed of repairs.

Inner city buildings pose a problem: If an elevator should break down, and current on-call engineers are otherwise engaged, big city traffic can delay call outs further.

So what can be done to overcome the problem of urban logistics?

One possible solution may ...

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Make the World Better with a Sweater!

Help Save the Children This Christmas!

What we are doing

At Sheridan’s we know that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! We just couldn’t wait to deck up the festive décor (yes, at the beginning of November.) Secret Santa scheming is in full swing and we’re all thinking it’s high time for mulled wine!

Everyone knows there’s nothing like indulging in the festivities to get us in the Christmas spirit! That’s why this year Sheridan Lifts are ...

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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!

Jobs and Careers with Sheridan Lifts

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 ...

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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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