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Benefits To Your Business That A Platform Lift Can Bring

There is more to making your business accessible than installing a few disabled parking spaces and placing a ramp at the front of the building. Your entire site has to be easily accessible for everyone: staff and customers alike. Not only is it good business sense, but in the UK, it is also the law …

Lift Modernisation: Intercom and CCTV System

Of all the faults that can happen to a lift system, getting stuck in a lift is one of the most common panic inducing experiences for riders. If a lift breaks down with riders inside, the most common system in place is an alarm bell that riders press to inform the building managers, and engineers, …

How Much Will A Platform Lift Cost?

Unfortunately, there is no flat rate for having a platform lift installed, as each system must be designed specifically to fit each building. Buying a lift is a process of identifying the model, then adding options, before finally looking at the ongoing cost of ownership. To assess how much a platform lift will realistically cost …

Ode to the lift: World Poetry Day!

Ode to the lift Here is an Ode to a noble contraption Complex but simple and seen all the action Never a chore, always a pleasure Going up, going down – ride at your leisure. Here is an ode to the elegant machine Select your floor, glide like a dream Travel in style to a …

Modernising An Existing Lift: Part 2

Modernisation is an important aspect in making older-model lifts compliant with modern day regulations. Lift technology is advancing all the time, with some of these advancements being necessary to public safety as well as making sure lifts are energy efficient and economically efficient. It is easy to spot when a lift is outdated; they look …

Guidelines On Modernising An Existing Lift

As our city spaces become more condensed, the need for vertical lift travel becomes more and more necessary. Lifts exist in most tall buildings today; the heavy day-to-day use of these systems means that wear and tear is unfortunately inevitable. Lifts have been installed in building for decades now. Although most existing lifts were installed …

Dumbwaiters and Material Lifts: What’s The Difference?

On first impressions there may not seem to be much difference between a dumbwaiter and a material lift; they both share the responsibility of transporting items, they both have multiple level options, and are both used in a number of different settings, by a number of different industries. It is true that both dumbwaiters and …

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 …