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Five tips that help prepare you for a lift breakdown
07 February, 2024

Five tips that help prepare you for a lift breakdown

Lifts are at the heart of a building, moving people and goods. But their worth depends on reliable performance and safe, ongoing function. Being faced with an...
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How the PSTN switch over will affect your lift
20 April, 2023

How the PSTN switch over will affect your lift

The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is a system of analogue circuit-switched telephone lines that still criss-cross the globe. First developed in the late...
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A guide on lift removal and the process
18 April, 2023

A guide on lift removal and the process

What is lift removal? Lift removal is the process of removing an old or unnecessary lift from a building. This involves the dismantling and disposal of the lift and...
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BS EN81-80 Lift upgrades for existing lifts
02 March, 2023

BS EN81-80 Lift upgrades for existing lifts

Like technology elsewhere, lifts and lift standards have developed over the years and new safety features have become the norm. In recognition of the fact that lift...
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FAQs on elevator maintenance and repair
21 February, 2023

FAQs on elevator maintenance and repair

This blog answers the most important questions to help lift owners or 'duty holders' keep elevators under their care safe and running reliably.
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Types of lift interior refurbishment
05 January, 2023

Types of lift interior refurbishment

For most lift users, it's the inside of the lift car they notice, as worn-out interiors can affect the perception of the lift and the building. We talk through some of...
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Lift cleaning - a step by step guide
02 November, 2022

Lift cleaning - a step by step guide

For every lift owner, building owner and facility manager, lift cleaning should be a regular activity, but it sometimes can be overlooked. To help you, we have created a...
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Owners guide: escalators & moving walkways
31 October, 2022

Owners guide: escalators & moving walkways

So you own/are responsible for an escalator or moving walkway but are unsure of what this means in terms of your responsibilities? Don't worry; you're not alone! This is...
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The importance of lift servicing for lift owners
26 October, 2022

The importance of lift servicing for lift owners

Being a responsible lift owner or building manager, you have a duty to ensure that your lift is safe to use. With this in mind, it's critical that lift servicing is...
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Why it pays to upgrade your lift
27 September, 2022

Why it pays to upgrade your lift

Because replacements aren’t always the best solution... particularly if your existing lift occupies a challenging location, design and/or configuration — something that...
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A guide to escalator cleaning
20 September, 2022

A guide to escalator cleaning

This blog is a helpful guide on escalator cleaning - what to and when to clean, and how to do it.
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Everything you need to know about mezzanine goods lifts
10 August, 2022

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, mezzaninegoods liftsserve mezzanine floors—intermediate levels...
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Advice on lift maintenance in multi-storey housing
17 May, 2022

Advice on lift maintenance in multi-storey housing

A helpful guide on the existing lifts in multi-storey housing developments and flats, from the different types of lifts, including fire-fighting lifts, to refurbishing...
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Passenger Lift or Platform Lift - the Differences...
15 December, 2021

Passenger Lift or Platform Lift - the Differences...

Whilst both lifts move people they are quite different! When deciding between the two it can be confusing. So we've put together a short blog to outline the differences...
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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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Advice on leaving your lift inactive
02 August, 2021

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, it won’t – so to prevent any...
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