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Why Your Restaurant Needs a Dumbwaiter

The service lift is a type of elevator that helps improve the day to day duties of those who work in the service industry. They are relatively small in size because they are not meant for people however they are able to carry impressive amounts of weight. The dumbwaiter is a restaurant essential and the …

How Businesses Build for the Future

The future can look bleak for many businesses, until they put in place plans that will ensure, not just their survival, but that they thrive. But what can businesses do to adapt to the future market? Set A Foundation For Success Strong foundations are the key to future success.  By taking the time to establish …

The Most Common Elevator Dangers

Elevators and escalators are convenient additions to everyday life and are used often without any incident. When used properly, they are a safe way to travel between floors of any building, but if used incorrectly, or are poorly maintained, they can cause serious accidents. The NHS sees around 10,000 cases of injuries caused by elevator …

How Dumbwaiters are Installed

The dumbwaiter is one of the most misunderstood types of service lifts. After all, it is not as well known as the commercial passenger elevator, nor is it as eye catching as the beauty of a scenic lift. With this said, these small lifts can be life-changing for those who work in the service industry. …

Get to Know the Different Types of Platform Lifts

For a durable and accessible transport option, many industries, public locations and residential properties turn to platform lifts to provide safe access to all. Platform lifts are the perfect option to enable wheelchair users and others with mobility issues free and safe movement between different floor levels of low rise buildings. Modern platform lifts are …

Home Platform Lifts and Fire Safety

Fire safety is constantly evolving. With the recent fire tragedies across the UK and the rest of the world, current fire hazards have been identified so that now anyone involved with property, construction, refurbishment and maintenance must renew their fire safety. There is currently no statutory requirement in England and Wales to include fire protection …

Could A Regenerative Drive Help You Save on Elevator Costs?

Even though elevator systems have been getting better at conserving energy and reducing waste, a lot of the older systems – or systems that are poorly maintained – tend to waste a lot of energy. These large amounts of wasted energy contribute to higher than necessary running costs, which most businesses can’t afford to spare. …

Warning Signs Your Dumbwaiter May Need Repairs

Whether you have a dumbwaiter to simply make life easier or your building requires one for moving items that are too cumbersome to carry by hand and to produce a smoother working environment, it’s no surprise that dumbwaiters are used around the world by thousands of people every day. Because they are used so often …

Different Types of Service Lifts

Without certain machinery, the majority of businesses in the service industry would fall apart. After all, society has become dependant on everyday installations that were once a luxury just a century ago. Take the service lift as an example; a construction that offers an effective solution to employees who would otherwise be forced to lift …

Signs That You May Need A New Elevator System

It can be difficult to know whether your lift system in your apartment or business building needs replacing or is simply looking a little dated. There are always things that will hold you back from making the decision to replace an elevator, including the cost, the disruption of business and the possible complaints from elderly …