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Thinking Of Installing A Lift

If you’re thinking of having a lift installed in one of your properties or place of business, it can be quite a daunting task. A lot of people feel that their business will benefit from having a lift system installed, but aren’t sure where to start. Luckily, we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a run …

Why is Lift Modernisation Important?

There is a common misconception that once a lift becomes a certain number of years old it needs replacing completely, when in actual fact this is incredibly unnecessary. After all, the age of a lift does not dictate how well it operates and performs. Lift modernisation on the other hand could be a great substitute …

Creative Lifts

Fantasy Shop Chimera A delightful forest in the heart of Amsterdam: home to trolls, pixies, nymphs, dragons and full of all the mythical creatures and little creative lifts your imagination can muster! The dream-like shop has been running for 27 years and is expert in all things fantasy – well known locally and all throughout …

Part 2: Lifts to Aid Mobility Issues

In Part 1 we talked about the range of lift systems that were available for use in aiding mobility issues, rather than for any type of industrial purpose. Helping people move around their homes as well as public spaces is an increasingly important factor. It helps people reclaim their independence and reduces the need for …

Today marks the end of the Jewish Holiday – Hanukkah 2017

What is Hanukkah? Hanukkah – meaning “dedication” – is the Jewish festival of lights lasting eight days and it normally falls around November or December. Over two-thousand years ago, it is believed that the Jews rebelled against their ruler in Judea, who tried to make them worship Greek gods. After three tough years of battling, …

Most Common Lift and Escalator Accidents

Lifts are a highly useful part of everyday life. When used properly, elevators are a safe and easy way to travel between floors; however, there are some risks involved with using lifts and escalators. Nearly 10,000 people require a trip to A&E each year due to accidents involving lifts and escalators. Knowing the risks, and …

Lift Modernisation at The Square

Lift Modernisation, Prestwich Following a recent property purchase from one of our clients they have invited us to tender for a full lift modernisation package on their 4 person 320kg hydraulic passenger lift. The lift modernisation package entailed a new controller with new shaft positioning system, full shaft rewire, full length safe edge, new landing …

Benefits of a Glass Lift

Installing a glass lift system can be an expensive and time-consuming process, but lifts are now an essential part of most building designs. If a business is spread out over a number of floors and has regular visitors and clients needing to travel to different offices, then the installation of a lift is an essential …

What are the benefits of modernising a lift?

Older lifts often suffer from obsolete components that require modern replacements. New features are added to lifts often, so ongoing maintenance is required to constantly update features that become available. The new features often improve the safety of the lift, and makes sure it complies with ever changing legislation and standards, whilst improving reliability and …

What Does a Lift Engineer Do?

Lift engineers, or lift technicians, install, refurbish, service and repair electrical traction and hydraulic lift equipment. Lift companies employ their own in-house lift engineers that install all their lifts and respond to maintenance and break-down calls. They can also be employed by specialist lift maintenance companies who specify in lift maintenance as well as local …