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Lifts for Housing Developments

/ posted in Moving People, Moving Goods, Advice For Owners

A helpful guide on the residential lifts in housing developments, from fire fighting lifts to refurbishing existing lifts in a block of flats, the choices are endless, so read on to find out what the options are...

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Goods Lifts for Waste Management & Bike Transportation

/ posted in Moving Goods

There is an increasing trend of goods lifts being used to aid underground storage of bikes/bins in commercial and residential projects. In this short blog post we outline the considerations for these type of applications and the most suitable lifts to choose from.

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Goods lifts: Frequently Asked Questions

/ posted in Moving Goods

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 get in touch and we'll be happy to help!

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A short guide to service lifts

/ posted in Moving Goods

In this blog post we'll clear up some of the most common questions we've heard about service lifts. A service lift can range from a dumbwaiter or a 'microlift' in a home or restaurant or a trolleylift that moves roll cages in a supermarket.  

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7 questions to choose the right goods or service lift for you

/ posted in Moving Goods

Have a requirement for moving goods? Whether down to manual handling issues or to improve efficiency we can help you identify the type of goods or service lift you require...

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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 overview on the regulations you need to adhere to in a commercial property.

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Avoid the costs of manual handling slips, trips and falls

/ posted in Moving Goods, Standards & Regulations

Did you know?  Every year more than a third of all work-related illnesses reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or local authorities are due to manual handling – the transporting or supporting of loads by hand or bodily force.

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The rising trend for domestic lifts

/ posted in Moving People, Moving Goods

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 high specification luxury homes sees developers and owners alike including the convenience of a home lift. 

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The origins of a `Dumb Waiter` lift

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However you write it, ‘dumb waiter’ or ‘dumbwaiter’, the origins of the term are puzzling. The name of this small service lift and the history of how it came into being are interesting topics.

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