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Goods lifts: Frequently Asked Questions | Stannah
04 November, 2020

Goods lifts: Frequently Asked Questions | Stannah

In this blog post we'll clear up some of the most common questions Stannah has heard about goods lifts. If you have a question that isn't covered here then please do ...
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Why It Pays to Upgrade Your Lift
29 October, 2020

Why It Pays to Upgrade Your Lift

Because lift replacements aren’t always the best solution...… particularly if your existing lift occupies a challenging location, design and/or...
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6 Questions to Help Decide Your Lift Maintenance Company
22 October, 2020

6 Questions to Help Decide Your Lift Maintenance Company

Not all maintenance providers are the same. So we’ve compiled 6 questions to ask when deciding between them. And why it pays to do your homework…
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Lift Maintenance Contracts: An introduction
19 October, 2020

Lift Maintenance Contracts: An introduction

Lifts, as with all machinery, require regular servicing. As a lift owner if you have a lift that is used by an employee in a commercial setting, e.g. restaurant,...
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Lift Standards: A Glossary
16 October, 2020

Lift Standards: A Glossary

If you either own or are thinking of installing a lift then there is a whole host of lift standards, regulations, codes of practice and guidance to advise on best...
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Lift Modernisation Benefits - Stannah
07 October, 2020

Lift Modernisation Benefits - Stannah

An old lift doesn't always need replacing and, in fact, doing so may be extremely difficult due to its design or layout. Instead, you can have a lift modernised....
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Everything You Need to Know About Stairlift Batteries
30 September, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Stairlift Batteries

Discover everything you need to know about stairlift batteries. How long do they last? What’s involved in a stairlift battery replacement? Find out here.
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A Guide on LOLER Thorough Lift Examination & Supplementary Tests
21 September, 2020

A Guide on LOLER Thorough Lift Examination & Supplementary Tests

In this helpful overview we've covered what is required of you as a lift owner by Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and what thorough...
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COVID-19: 3 Tips on Lift Use Whilst Social Distancing
04 September, 2020

COVID-19: 3 Tips on Lift Use Whilst Social Distancing

Passenger and platform lifts are enclosed spaces where people mingle. They are also an essential mode of transport for people who struggle climbing stairs, especially...
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An Introduction to Sabbath Lifts
14 August, 2020

An Introduction to Sabbath Lifts

We love the variety of lift requests (and the numerous configurations within each lift type), we get involved in at Stannah. Whilst the request for a Shabbat lift...
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The Rising Trend of Lifts for Houses
03 August, 2020

The Rising Trend of Lifts for Houses

We all love a little luxury in our house and the latest comforts and electronic gadgets to help us in our busy lives; so it’s no surprise that the trend for building...
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COVID: Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive
26 May, 2020

COVID: Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive

Like cars, lifts left for long periods need a little TLC. If you leave your car parked on the drive for weeks on end and expect it to start, likely, it won’t – so to...
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5 FAQs on the EN81-20 & EN81-50 Lift Standards
30 April, 2020

5 FAQs on the EN81-20 & EN81-50 Lift Standards

Post updated for 2020 - In September 2017, EN81-20 and EN81-50, two new safety standards for the construction of lifts and the testing of lift components were...
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COVID: Escalator Cleaning and Use
20 April, 2020

COVID: Escalator Cleaning and Use

With the current focus on preventing transmission of COVID on surfaces, escalator cleaning and use is a hot topic. This blog is a helpful guide...
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COVID: Advice for Lift Owners
09 April, 2020

COVID: Advice for Lift Owners

With COVID-19 remaining an ongoing concern, we thought it helpful to cover some of the questions you, as a responsible lift owner, may have … perhaps even some you’ve...
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Machinery or Lift Regulations?
07 April, 2020

Machinery or Lift Regulations?

When moving people or goods, your lift will fall into either the Machinery or the Lift regulations. Whilst all are "lifts" in the general term the regulations do help...
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