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Thanks for visiting the Right Way Elevator Maintenance blog. We’ll be posting new, informative articles every month on elevator safety, maintenance projects, helpful tips, industry news, and a lot more.

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Elevating Accessibility: A Guide to Vertical Transportation Solutions

Elevators, wheelchair lifts, home lifts, stair chairs, and dumbwaiters—these are all essential components of modern buildings that enhance accessibility and convenience for occupants. In this blog, we’ll explore each of these vertical transportation solutions and their unique features. ELEVATORS Elevators are perhaps the most familiar form of vertical transportation. They consist of a cab or […]

Proprietary vs. Non-Proprietary Equipment Which Is For You?

Elevators are complex systems that require specialized equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation. When it comes to selecting elevator equipment, building owners and managers often have to choose between proprietary and non-proprietary solutions. In this blog, we’ll explore the differences between proprietary and non-proprietary elevator equipment and the benefits of choosing a non-proprietary approach. […]

Signs Your Elevator Needs to Be Replaced: Knowing When It’s Time for an Upgrade

Elevators are essential assets in buildings, providing convenient vertical transportation. However, like any mechanical system, elevators have a lifespan and eventually require replacement to ensure safety, efficiency, and compliance with regulations. If you’re wondering whether it’s time to upgrade your building’s elevator, here are key signs that indicate your elevator may need to be replaced: […]

The Importance Of A Preventive Monthly Maintenance Control Program For Elevators

In the realm of building management and facility maintenance, elevators stand out as indispensable assets that require careful attention to ensure safety, reliability, and efficiency. While elevators are engineered to be durable and dependable, regular upkeep is essential to keep them running smoothly and to mitigate potential risks. This is where a preventive monthly maintenance […]

Elevator Safety: Ensuring Smooth Rides and Peace of Mind

Importance of Elevator Safety Elevator safety is paramount for several reasons: Safety Features in Elevators Modern elevators are equipped with a range of safety features designed to protect occupants in various scenarios: Elevator Safety Tips for Users As elevator users, following these safety tips can help ensure a safe and pleasant ride: Building Owner’s Responsibility […]

Who Can Repair My Elevator?

Building owners and managers have many important concerns. No doubt somewhere near the top of that list is the safety and maintenance of your property.  While it’s important to have access to a well-rounded maintenance staff, there are certain elements of your building that require additional special care and attention to detail – not least […]

How Long Does an Elevator Last?

Elevators are a critical part of any building’s infrastructure. Not only do your tenants and guests expect them to be clean and visually appealing, but to function properly as well. Though elevator systems provide practical convenience and safety, you may have questions about maintenance, repair, and how long the elevator will last. Having a good […]

How to Prepare for an Elevator Inspection

Just like an automobile diagnostic test, an elevator inspection provides building owners with the opportunity to make critical decisions about repairs, upgrades or full equipment replacement. But while some vehicle owners may decide to postpone a trip to the auto shop, putting off an elevator inspection is never advisable. State laws and building codes require […]