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, […]

How To Impress Your Guests With a Flawless Elevator Ride

How To Impress Your Guests With a Flawless Elevator Ride elevator ride

Everyone knows what it’s like to be stuck in a bumpy, slow elevator. Not only is a poorly performing lift annoying, but it can trigger your guests’ anxiety. You never want an elevator system that scares away your clients. At Southern Elevator, we want you to impress your guests with a smoother ride between floors. […]

If You’re Stuck in an Elevator

If You’re Stuck in an Elevator stalled elevator

Stalled Elevator Lift Being stuck in a stalled elevator is no picnic. Although malfunctioning elevators are infrequent, they happen.  It’s essential to properly maintain your elevator lift to avoid these situations. If you find yourself stuck in a stalled elevator, here are a few tips on what to do. Attempt the ‘Door Open” Button  If […]

Upgrade Your Elevator with a Continuous Monitoring System

Upgrade Your Elevator with a Continuous Monitoring System elevator monitoring

Elevator Monitoring Your customers use your elevator daily, yet this part of your building could receive the least attention. You likely schedule a yearly inspection to ensure that the elevator works properly. However, many problems can arise in a year. At Southern Elevator, we know that continuous monitoring can help you identify issues before they […]

How To Protect Your Elevator

How To Protect Your Elevator elevator security

Elevator Security Every aspect of your property should have the best security practices in place for their commercial elevator systems. This involves both physical and digital interfaces. Elevator access control systems rely on embedded electronics controlled by smart chips, making them vulnerable to onsite and remote hacking attacks. The safety and security of elevator access […]

Contracts 101: Your Guide to Elevator Maintenance Contracts

Contracts 101: Your Guide to Elevator Maintenance Contracts elevator maintenance contract

Understanding Your Contract There are several parts of an elevator service contract that can be confusing if you’re not familiar with them. They are set up to provide you with concrete details regarding price and what’s expected from the start and finish of the job. At Southern Elevator, we care about the reliability of your […]

Budgeting to Stay Happy With Your Elevator

Budgeting to Stay Happy With Your Elevator elevator

Create a Proper Elevator Budget Elevators are a blessing that can also be a curse. If you have a multi-story commercial building of any kind, chances are you have one or more elevators. When people enter your building headed to a location up or down, they look for the elevator. The appearance and ride they […]

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. […]

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