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How To Select Your Elevator Cab Finishes

How To Select Your Elevator Cab Finishes How To Select Your Elevator Cab Finishes

Do you remember what the last elevator you rode on looked like? Chances are you don’t remember it unless it was an extremely unique or extravagant elevator. But the truth is elevator design does matter. The design should fit well into the style of the building as a whole and include elements that are useful to the people who […]

Hold the Brakes! Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Elevator Brakes

Hold the Brakes! Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Elevator Brakes Elevator Brakes

The elevator is an important part of any commercial building. It allows people to travel between floors quickly and easily. But what happens when something goes wrong with the elevator brake system? In this blog post, we will discuss the five most important things business owners and property managers need to know about elevator brakes. […]

The Value of Retrofitting Elevators

The Value of Retrofitting Elevators retrofitting elevators

Elevators are essential parts of commercial building design for medium and high-rise buildings. When it ages, an elevator needs to be examined for structural integrity, and things may need to be replaced to ensure safety and reliability. At this point, the smart play is to consider retrofitting that elevator with energy-efficient parts. At Southern Elevator, […]

Life Waits For No One, Don’t Waste Time Waiting on an Elevator

Life Waits For No One, Don’t Waste Time Waiting on an Elevator elevator waiting

What To Do if Your Elevator Keeps You Waiting No one takes the stairs when they are in a hurry. Naturally, they choose the elevator, so if your guests are checking their watches while waiting for the elevator, there may be an underlying problem. At Southern Elevator, we won’t keep you waiting for a resolution. […]

Keep Up with Maintenance to Keep Your Elevator Running

Keep Up with Maintenance to Keep Your Elevator Running elevator maintenance

Elevator Maintenance Elevators can last for a long time, but only if you keep up with the maintenance. If you ignore elevator maintenance, you will notice that they begin to decline quickly. Their performance deteriorates, and the downtime increases. Then, once you finally arrange repairs, the costs will be even higher than they otherwise would […]

Southern Elevator: Why We’re the Best in the Business

Southern Elevator: Why We’re the Best in the Business southern elevator

Choose Southern Elevator Your building’s elevator is an important piece of your building’s reputation. When clients, staff, and guests enter your building, they remember the elevator. It can damage your relationship with clients and even hurt your bottom line if it is inefficient or unreliable. At Southern Elevator, we understand how critical your elevator’s function […]

Why Preventative Maintenance Is Crucial for Elevators

Why Preventative Maintenance Is Crucial for Elevators preventative elevator maintenance

Elevators are often the most complex machinery present in a building. They are also the most convenient and the most dangerous. When they malfunction, they can cause serious injury and even death. Because of this, it is essential to conduct routine tests and preventative maintenance. Should something go awry, you can catch it quickly. At […]

Save Money with Elevator Modernization

Save Money with Elevator Modernization modern elevator button

While an elevator offers invaluable convenience to your building, it also comes with a cost. Some elevators are costly when it comes to the electric bill and other bills associated with it. With technology constantly advancing, there are always ways to improve your elevator and save money.  The Motor Drive When you replace the motor […]

70-Years of History: This Company is Turning Itself into a State-of-the-Art Leader!

70-Years of History: This Company is Turning Itself into a State-of-the-Art Leader!

Seventy-year-young Southern Elevator Company mocks the cliché, “You can’t teach an old dog a new trick,” with an exclamation mark! At this venerable age, this leading independent service company, with branches throughout Virginia and the Carolinas, is revamping almost everything within the company. This spry and bold move is part of the remarkable vision for […]

The ADA Requirements for Your Elevator

The ADA Requirements for Your Elevator ada accessible elevator

If you have a publicly accessible elevator in your building, it has to comply with the Americans with Disability Act or ADA. The point of the ADA is to create an accessible environment for people with disabilities. For elevators, it ensures that a person can safely and easily access them. ADA Requirements for Elevator Buttons […]

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