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August 19, 2019

Elevator Kid

Here’s Looking at Elevators Kid When telling others about elevators for a particular project, the general assumption is that the elevator choice is made extremely early […]
August 19, 2019

Elevator Installation Difficult

Elevator Installation Difficult on Uncle Sam If you think elevators are needed in a two story building, then you will definitely see the need for them […]
August 19, 2019

Hold the Elevator Door

Hold the Elevator Door Please! We have all been there. The hallway is crowded and everybody has got somewhere to be. The elevator chimes and the […]
July 18, 2019

Earthquake Elevator

Earthquake Elevator Safety – What to do when there’s a whole lot of shakin’ going on. Recently with all the Seismic activity in California we thought […]
July 18, 2019

No Elevator Installation

No Elevator Installation Needed The easiest way to avoid elevator installation in a multi-story building is to not have an elevator. That was the old way […]
June 14, 2019

Elevator State

Because installing traditional elevators take so long and there are a limited amount of elevator contractors, with only so many hours in a day, elevators in many jurisdictions are falling out of compliance regarding inspections. That is the impression that some are trying to infer as officials in a recent story say that inspections of elevators have often taken place and they are waiting on the required repairs before they give their stamp of approval or re-inspection.
May 8, 2019

Hydraulic Oil

Hydraulic Oil – Passing the Test Usually when you hear about an elevator passing the test, you’re thinking about passing the annual inspection. Once you pass […]
March 11, 2019

Manufactured One Piece

Manufactured in One Piece - One of the most common questions we get at Phoenix Modular Elevator is, “How high can you go?” The assumption is that modular elevators have limits; maybe two or three stops at the most.
February 7, 2019

Labor Crunch Modular Solution

Modular Solution to Labor Crunch The labor market is getting tighter and tighter, especially with a 3.9% unemployment rate, and actual jobs are now more plentiful […]
February 7, 2019

Limits to MRL Hydros

Limits to MRL Hydros MRL hydraulic elevators are all the rage right now and for good reason. As the name implies, there is no additional machine […]
February 5, 2019

Elevator Designed to Trap

Elevators Designed to Trap By now everyone has heard about the woman trapped for three days in a swanky Manhattan townhouse elevator. A deliveryman was not able to […]
February 5, 2019

Elevator Injuries

Elevator Injuries on the Rise Elevator injuries on the rise! The headline is a bit frightening but absolutely true, and something that we have been very […]
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