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FAQ: Dumbwaiters & Service lifts
19 October, 2021

FAQ: Dumbwaiters & Service lifts

In this blog post, we'll clear up some of the most common questions we've heard about Microlift dumbwaiters and service lifts. Read on...
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How to care for your stairlift
12 October, 2021

How to care for your stairlift

Congratulations on owning a stairlift. We appreciate it might be a new addition to your life so here are some top tips to get you started.
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The Easy Guide to Stairlift Cleaning
21 September, 2021

The Easy Guide to Stairlift Cleaning

Stairlifts are a great mobility aid to enable getting up and down the stairs. But, we may forget that they need to be maintained and cleaned to keep them in good...
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10 Questions to Help You Choose the Right Lift Specification
06 September, 2021

10 Questions to Help You Choose the Right Lift Specification

So you've decided that your project needs a people moving lift. But which type do you need? To help you choose the right lift specification, we've come up with some...
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8 Types of Lifting Equipment to Make Material Handling Easier
16 August, 2021

8 Types of Lifting Equipment to Make Material Handling Easier

We explore the different material handling equipment employees can use to enable the free movement of goods around a building, from A to B, or G to 1,2,3,4 or more. 
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Dementia Friendly Design For Lifts
09 August, 2021

Dementia Friendly Design For Lifts

A guide on the process of specifying lifts for dementia-friendly design, the principles and a helpful dementia design checklist for your lift…
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Upgrading Lifts to Firefighting or Evacuation
03 August, 2021

Upgrading Lifts to Firefighting or Evacuation

In this blog, we’ll cover how lifts typically work and the implications for upgrading lifts to fire-fighting or evacuation capabilities.
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COVID: Back to the Office? 3 Checks to Get Your Lift Ready
02 August, 2021

COVID: Back to the Office? 3 Checks to Get Your Lift Ready

As people return to work and pubs, shops, hotels and other businesses resume. The key question is, are you ready? As a lift owner, it’s important to have your plans...
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The Types of Lifts for Education
15 June, 2021

The Types of Lifts for Education

Does every educational building in the UK have lifts? Where there is a requirement to travel between floors or over steps, there should be a lift for those less able...
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Retail & Hospitality Reopening Guide - Have you checked your lift?
06 April, 2021

Retail & Hospitality Reopening Guide - Have you checked your lift?

If you’re in the retail and hospitality businesses, the past 12 months have probably been the hardest you’ve ever experienced, with large chunks of that year taken up...
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Platform Lifts - The Choices & Differences
05 February, 2021

Platform Lifts - The Choices & Differences

Platform lifts come in all shapes and sizes. In this blog, we walk you through the types available and the differences between them, outlining the advantages of each...
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Own a Lift? 3 Key Lift Regulations You Need to Know
20 January, 2021

Own a Lift? 3 Key Lift Regulations You Need to Know

The legal requirements surrounding the provision and use of passenger lifts and goods lifts provide a framework to ensure best practice. This blog gives an...
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Dumbwaiter History
19 January, 2021

Dumbwaiter History

However you write it, ‘dumb waiter’ or ‘dumbwaiter’, the term's origins are puzzling. The name of this small service lift and the history of how it came into being...
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What Are the Main Types of Goods Lift?
28 December, 2020

What Are the Main Types of Goods Lift?

Goods lifts play a vital role in moving goods of every shape, size and weight—as they stand, on trolleys and pallets or in crates and roll cages between floors of up...
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Everything You Need to Know About Mezzanine Goods Lifts
09 December, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Mezzanine Goods Lifts

What are mezzanine goods lifts? Why choose one? Also known as warehouse goods lifts or pallet lifts, mezzanine goods lifts serve mezzanine floors—intermediate levels...
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What Is a Food Lift?
08 December, 2020

What Is a Food Lift?

These hard workers go under many names, including dumbwaiters, service lifts, catering lifts, kitchen lifts, back-of-house lifts and restaurant lifts. Speeding up...
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