mobility lift

What is a step lift?

There are many different types of lift when it comes to making your premises more accessible. For visitors who have mobility problems, even a few steps can become a major obstacle. Businesses and public buildings need a cost-effective, reliable option for helping wheelchair users and others with impaired mobility access to different levels, whilst maintaining…

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Signs you need a lift repair

Lifts are commonly used in day-to-day life – getting you from A to B. Whether you’re ascending to your top floor office, or returning home to your flat, lifts are part of daily life for many. So, what actions can we take when they break down or require repairs? It’s essential that you regularly have…

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What is a lift survey?

A lift survey can tell you everything you need to know about your lift. It provides an overview of the current condition of a lift as well as projected future costs. It will also detail how the lift operated before it was purchased, and whether it needs to be updated or modernised. A pre-acquisition survey,…

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The history of spiral escalators

From idea, to prototype, to a fully functioning system, escalators perfectly demonstrate our wish for things to be easier. Let’s take a look at the history of escalators with one escalator in particular; the spiral escalator.  History of escalators The UK’s first escalator was installed in Harrods in London in 1898. 40 feet high and…

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How a mezzanine lift could impact your business

Mezzanine lifts are vertical platform lifts up to 1000kg capacity that enable users to move goods alone or on crates, trolleys or pallets safely and efficiently between two or more floors and suit numerous requirements and applications within buildings, such as warehouses, stores, factories and workshops.  What is a mezzanine lift? A mezzanine lift can…

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When should elevators be replaced?

When should elevators be replaced?

It is a common question that you may hear from several individuals. Should elevators be replaced if they break down and stop working? The answer to this question would largely depend on several factors, such as how long the elevator is used, how many people use it and if it is a part of an…

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