Lift Maintenance

If you are a property owner that has a lift in your building, it’s absolutely essential to have it properly maintained. It’s your responsibility to ensure the safety of any residents or visitors and this includes the proper functioning and safety of the lift. Health and safety is a big source of concern for property owners nowadays due in large part to the increase of public liability claims. But, ensuring that your lift is correctly maintained, you can greatly reduce ...

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LOLER and PUWER: Two names lift owners need to know

We know, these sound like to latest internet abbreviations or two characters from a kid’s daytime TV show but, th are actually two very important regulations tha lift owners should not only know about, but also be adhering to. Let’s take a look:

PUWER: The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 

PUWER requires any risks to people’s health and safety, risks that come directly from the equipment that they use at work, to be prevented or controlled.
PUWER regulations require that equipment ...

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Lift Maintenance: Your Top Questions Answered

At Sheridan Lifts, we appreciate that knowing about the lifts in your building or under your care isn’t easy and that often, it’s best to just leave it to the professionals and so we pride ourselves on making this process as painless as possible for our customers. To help, we have listed and answered the most asked questions regarding lifts.

 

How often should I service my lift?

The type of lift you have determines the frequency of a service as well as ...

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Lifts, Nips & Tucks: Why Your Lift Is Crying Out For An Upgrade

Nobody turns down an upgrade

It is a truth universally acknowledged that we humans seize each and every opportunity to enhance or ‘step up’ an experience. VIP concert tickets, first class seats on the 12:10 Pendolino service to London Euston, and using the credit card to buy an upgrade into Business Class just to avoid the queues.

We’ll let you into a little secret, your customers’ lift experience is no different.

Now, an old lift does not necessarily need replacing in its entirety. ...

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Maintaining Passenger Lifts

Passenger lift installation is a long-term investment. However, there is need to ensure that these machines are in serviceable shape for a long time. Keeping a lift in good shape helps you have peace of mind after making this investment. Unfortunately, many building owners overlook lift maintenance. Like any other machines, passenger lifts need regular maintenance and servicing.

lift-maintenanceBenefits of Regular Lift Maintenance

Passenger ...

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When Should You Call for Lift Repairs?

lift-repair-2As a building owner, you are responsible for keeping the elevator in good working condition. There can be serious safety risks if the lift is not maintained well. Even minor problems can be disturbing to tenants and visitors. Whether it is a residential or commercial building, the elevator serves an important purpose and must be maintained in top condition. Any machine that is used ...

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Sheridan | lift services | offer diverse types of maintenance arrangements.

Sheridan | lift services | offer diverse types of maintenance arrangements.

 

food-pictureOne type of maintenance schedule in particular that Sheridan lifts provide is the lift service to the food processing plants in the northwest.

Cleanliness is paramount to lift machinery as well as the types of lubricants specifically for food factory as set out in the HSE food hygiene guide lines

At Sheridan’s our ...

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Lift Company FAQs: Hydraulic Drive or Traction Drive?

Lift Company FAQs: Hydraulic Drive or Traction Drive?

In modern western society, the lift has become an all but mandatory fixture for buildings more than a few storeys tall, and more and more property owners seek out the services of a lift company each day.

Naturally, these customers tend to have questions about the device they are planning to purchase, and a ...

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