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 […]

Elevator Maintenance Tips: Be Prepared This Winter

Elevator Maintenance Tips: Be Prepared This Winter elevator control room maintenance

Preventative maintenance is crucial all-year-round for commercial elevators. However, as the temperatures drop and the winter weather settles in, it is especially important to make sure your elevator is prepared.   Have the Machine Room’s Temperature Regulated To keep the hydraulic oil at the correct temperature, you need to ensure that the machine room has […]

Do You Know When Maintenance Is Required For Your Elevator?

Do You Know When Maintenance Is Required For Your Elevator? Elevator maintenance being preformed

When it comes to elevator maintenance, it is not something you want to overlook. At Southern Elevator, we know how important it is to keep your commercial elevator properly maintained, which is why we offer basic maintenance as well as three different preventative maintenance programs. It is important to know when your elevator needs maintenance, […]

Understanding the Importance of Elevator Maintenance

Understanding the Importance of Elevator Maintenance Elevator maintenance being performed

Elevator Maintenance is a Must Elevators provide convenience to those who need to move quickly through a building and a necessity to those that may have physical impairments. For a building to run smoothly, your elevator also has to run smoothly. If you do not properly maintain the elevator, it may break down when you […]

How to Increase Your Building’s Market Value

How to Increase Your Building’s Market Value improved elevator

Increase Market Value To sell a property or to compete in the business or real estate market, you have to focus on the market value of your building. The little details can make all of the difference. One way to improve your building’s market value is to have an elevator. Moreover, you should have a […]

How to Keep Your Elevator Clean

How to Keep Your Elevator Clean Cleaning Elevator Buttons

Keeping Your Elevator Clean Commercial buildings and offices around the U.S. are frantically searching for cleaning solutions. It is important to remember that as you are cleaning your commercial elevator, whether this is regular maintenance or COVID-19 protection, you need to make sure that you are not damaging your elevator with the wrong chemicals. Here […]

Top Benefits of Elevator Modernization

Top Benefits of Elevator Modernization

Elevator Modernization With proper maintenance, your elevator can last for decades. While mere functionality may seem like a good reason to keep your elevator as is, there are actually a lot of good reasons to modernize it. Modernization can offer several benefits that an older elevator cannot, regardless of upkeep. Cost of Energy As an […]

Here’s Why Preventative Maintenance Is Worth the Investment

Here’s Why Preventative Maintenance Is Worth the Investment

If you own a small building with low traffic levels, you might feel tempted to put off elevator maintenance. Instead of scheduling preventative work, you simply fix things if or when they break. This saves money in the short run, but it can cost your company a lot of money in the long run. Here’s […]

The Role of Elevator Maintenance in Remaining ADA Compliant

The Role of Elevator Maintenance in Remaining ADA Compliant

Elevator maintenance plays a key role in remaining compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Why is this? It is not uncommon for elevators to stop working from time to time. When this happens, able-bodied can simply climb the stairs or ride the escalator. However, this is not an option for everyone, such as those […]

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