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Porsche Design Tower in Miami Will Have Elevators for Cars

July 1, 2015 | Categories: Elevators In The News

The Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach in Miami will have a unique feature when construction is completed. Three elevators will transport vehicles straight to garages in each condominium in the luxury development.   Residents will be able t …

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Elevator Etiquette Tips

June 30, 2015 | Categories: Elevator Education

Being crammed into an elevator with a group of strangers is an awkward experience for many people. Passengers often don’t know where to stand and how to behave toward their fellow riders. Here are some practical tips to help you on your next elevator r …

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Pitless Elevators for Homes

June 24, 2015 | Categories: Home Elevators

Conventional elevators have a shaft with a pit, or a continuation of the hoistway below the lowest level the elevator serves. The lowest level could be the first floor or the basement.   A pit is usually required to provide space for the cab suppo …

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MRL Elevators Gaining Popularity in Commercial Buildings

June 17, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators

The machine room-less elevator is a relatively new design that is becoming increasingly popular in the United States. This type of elevator offers several advantages compared to more traditional lifts. MRL elevators use electric motors that are signifi …

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Choosing an Elevator Maintenance Company and Contract

May 19, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevator Services

Elevator maintenance is a critical task for a building owner or manager to ensure the safety of residents, employees, and visitors. If you own or operate a building that uses elevators, it is essential to have your lifts serviced by competent professio …

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Elevator Maintenance Checklist

May 18, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevator Services

Have you ever wondered what an elevator mechanic is doing while servicing your elevator? Here is an insider’s look at the steps that most elevator companies use in their inspections. These are general guidelines. The steps the elevator mechanic takes d …

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