Lift Engineer meets Hissing Sid

 

There are many reasons why lifts may breakdown; Reacting to an emergency breakdown, a lift engineer discovered a problem with the car doors.

On further investigation, he removed the cover from the landing door only to find a snake had found its way into the door lock, well, you can imagine the speed in reaction of the lift engineer to this. All we can say is he would have probably have beat Usain Bolt out the lift car.

In some old mills, ...

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Considering a new lift or lift refurbishment

Sometimes opting for a completely new lift installation can be more economical than undergoing a lift modernisation or lift refurbishment, however both of these solutions have their own benefits.

If the lift in your office building is looking tired and dated, one of the options available to you is to have the lift upgraded. A lift refurbishment can allow for a quick and effective solution, minimising any impact to your business or your property, especially if your lift refurbishment is ...

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Sheridan Lifts beats personal best for another year running

Sheridan Lifts Ltd has served the lift construction industry for over 30 years and has since been enjoying a year on year wealth of success, not just in Manchester, but throughout the UK.

The recession has hit us all hard, but we’ve haven’t used this recession as an excuse to tighten our budgets or dampen our true Sheridan spirit. 2012, has by far been our best year yet. We’ve hit a turnover that has smashed all of our previous years, our ...

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How Lift Engineers Can Help In Overcoming The Fear Of Lifts

No matter how good your lift engineers are, or how often you arrange lift maintenance, there will always be some people who are simply too afraid to use your lift installations.

Fear of lifts is quite common, as it combines not one but two common phobias. Firstly, there is the fear of enclosed spaces, or claustrophobia, in which simply being enclosed in such a small space, often with other people, is a problem. Then there is the fear of heights, known ...

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Lift engineering services

Most big companies are likely to have lifts in their offices and the importance of ensuring the machines are maintained properly cannot be underestimated as a problem with them could have a massive impact on a company. It is also important to bear in mind the need for them to be repaired properly, otherwise the firm is running the risk of a malfunction that could be costly for the business, as an accident with the lift is one of the ...

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Lift Engineering and Installation

When it comes to developing a commercial or residential property no amount of studying Homes Under the Hammer will prepare you for the stress and hard-work property development creates. There’s building regulations, applying for planning permission – even finding a reliable construction team can cause a serious headache.

One area that won’t cause you hassle, though, is lift installation. Why, you ask? Well here at Sheridan Lifts our family-run business has over 33 years of experience in providing ...

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Don’t take your lifts for granted

We all take the lifts for granted in modern multi storey buildings. Unless we are on a fitness drive, most of us never even consider taking the stairs. We simply step into the lift and assume it will whisk us efficiently and safely up to the floor we want. But just stop for a moment and consider the chaos that would occur if your lifts were to stop working, even for a day. Staff would soon be exhausted from all ...

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