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 talking […]
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 […]
August 17, 2018

Elevator Code – Respect the Code

Elevator Code – Respect the Code I bristle at calling any book, “The Bible”. Not necessarily for the notion that something is authoritative and has the […]
August 17, 2018

Elevator Tools

Its all about the tools – Elevator tools Ask any handyman, shade tree mechanic, do-it-yourself-er, or even professional and they will say that using the right […]
August 17, 2018

Elevator Door Repairs

Close the Door on Elevator Repairs Elevator doors open and close all the time. As a matter of fact, according to the Elevator History website, every […]
July 24, 2018

Tough Love

Tough Love – Time for Elevator Biz to Grow Up We all have that moment when we need to hear the truth: to ignore it means […]
June 25, 2018

Dangerous Business

The Dangerous Business – Elevators The Dangerous Business of Elevators – News of two fatalities of construction workers in an elevator shaft in St. Louis highlights the dangers […]
June 25, 2018


Modular Hoistway Packages Time is always the nemesis of the construction industry. Everything done at the job site is measured in minutes, not hours, and squeezing […]
May 18, 2018

Know Elevator Maintenance

Don’t Guess – Know Elevator Maintenance – Tips to Deal with Poor Maintenance Know elevator maintenance – We have all had the experience: your car just […]
May 14, 2018

Modular Craftsmanship

Quality Modular Craftsmanship – Modular Building Modular Craftsmanship – One of the knocks that seems to never go away when discussing modular construction is that a […]
April 20, 2018

Phoenix Modular Elevator Awards

Phoenix Modular Elevator Awards Continue Phoenix Modular Elevator was honored as an affiliate to the Award of Distinction with partner Silver Creek Industries at the annual World […]
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