elevator service

Elevator Service: How often and why?

Do you know how often an elevator needs to be serviced? If not, it is important that you find out. Elevators are complex pieces of machinery and they need to be maintained in order to function properly. This article will explain why elevators need regular service, the different types of services available, and when your…

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Mobile Hoists: When and where to use one?

Whether you are moving heavy goods around the home or office or doing any form of construction work, a mobile hoist can make your life easier. Both indoor and outdoor mobile hoist applications are available. Both overhead and ground-level hoists provide you with easy access to high areas, whether you need a ramp for accessing…

lift engineers

Lift Engineers: Ways to start your career

Lift engineers, also called lift technicians, inspect, repair and service mechanical lift devices. They perform work on lifts including passenger and goods elevators, stairlifts and platform lifts ensuring that they operate efficiently. This is one job that requires training because you need to know how to operate the device properly in order to make sure…

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Stair Lift: Should I get one?

If you’re asking this question, it’s more than likely that the previous mantra of “always take the stairs” is slowly fading into the past. For thousands of people, for different reasons, throughout their lives may face difficulty when it comes to combating the stairs within their home. Which is where a stair lift comes in. It…

Lift capacity Calculation

Lift Capacity Calculation: How it is worked out

The reality is, it’s more than likely you’re just someone looking to have a lift installed or simply found yourself wondering ‘how is lift capacity calculation decided’ as you travelled upwards towards your office in a lift one morning.  Unless you design and manufacture lifts, it’s not common knowledge as to how we decided how…

Lift Engineer

What is a lift engineer?

 A lift engineer also, known as a lift technician, is the person responsible for the safety of lifting you up.  Their work focuses on completing repairs and services to lifts and hydraulic lift equipment. Ensuring that passenger and goods lifts, scissor lifts, stairlifts, and escalators are functioning both efficiently and safely.  Lift companies tend to…