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April 20, 2018

Tips Elevator Modernization

Tips – Dealing with an Elevator Modernization The cost of a complete pit to roof-top machine room makeover can easily run in the tens of thousands […]
April 17, 2018

Hydraulic Elevator Rumors

Hydraulic Elevator Rumors – Don’t Believe What You Hear Hydraulic Elevator Rumors – Rumors are not relegated to the far reaches of society or the hoi […]
April 17, 2018

Work Force Crunch

Work Force Crunch Making Modular More Attractive The benefits of going to this year’s Modular Building Institute, World of Modular conference in Hollywood, Florida were more than […]
March 20, 2018

Traction Elevator Safety

Traction Elevator Safety – A True Tale **Disclaimer: Read to the end. Don’t stop halfway through, no matter how much you want to, or you will regret […]
February 19, 2018

Elevator Ignorance

Elevator Ignorance Can Cost Big Time “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Recently we received an inquiry […]
February 19, 2018

Elevator Buyers Remorse

Don’t Suffer Elevator Buyer’s Remorse Recently, we got an all-too-familiar email when following up on an apartment complex bid we had put together on an elevator […]
February 19, 2018

Elevator Specs

Please Check Your Elevator Specs   When it comes to new elevator installations or big modernization projects, it is crucial to check your specs. I am […]
January 22, 2018

Fireman Key – Please Use the Fireman’s Key (Not an Ax)

Please Use the Fireman Key (Not an Ax) There is as old joke about the fireman key in the elevator business. Basically, if someone is stuck […]
January 22, 2018

Weather Halts Construction – But Not Modular

Weather Halts Construction – But Not Modular Weather stops construction. We have all seen the headlines: The winter weather this year, and nearly every year, puts a damper […]
December 13, 2017

Trapped During Elevator Repairs

Avoid Feeling Trapped During Elevator Repairs Trapped during elevator repairs – What would you do if you learned that the elevator in your apartment building was […]
December 11, 2017

Elevator Purchase

Congrats On Your Elevator Purchase – Next Steps Congratulations on your elevator purchase! Phoenix Modular Elevator is building your brand new elevator. However, there are a few […]
November 16, 2017

Purchase Order

Purchase Order Vs. Sub-Contract One of the differences between stick built elevators and modular elevators has little to do with the actual structure, quality, or the […]
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