FAQS About Commercial Elevator Maintenance

Commercial elevator maintenance is an important task! It helps keep your employees and clients safe. It also helps your business run smoothly. When you first have a commercial elevator installed with Rise Above Elevator, we’ll go over everything you need to know about maintaining your elevator as part of our customer service plan.

Commercial Elevator Maintenance

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We’re big proponents of preventative elevator maintenance. It’s best to take care of your elevator and spot any potential issues before they become bigger, more expensive problems. Besides installations and elevator repairs in Port St. Lucie, we also provide maintenance plans to extend the lifespan of your elevator.

We get a lot of questions about commercial elevator maintenance. That’s why we’re going to go over some of these frequently asked questions in this post.

Why Is Preventative Maintenance Important?

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There are many reasons preventative maintenance is important for elevators in commercial buildings. For starters, preventative maintenance slows down the wear and tear on your equipment and gives it a longer lifespan. With routine maintenance performed on your equipment, your elevator is less likely to fail and your equipment will operate more efficiently.

Elevators that have routine preventative maintenance tend to have a smoother and quieter ride than lifts that aren’t maintained properly. Preventative maintenance can also help your equipment run more efficiently. Ultimately, this can save you money on your energy bills each month. Performing regular maintenance can also allow a trained technician to have a better chance of diagnosing potential future issues.

What Is Involved In Elevator Maintenance?

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The maintenance your elevator requires will depend on the type of elevator you have, including whether it has a machine room.

Elevator equipment consists of a complex system of many moving parts and mechanisms. One component of routine maintenance is lubricating all areas of your lift that need it. It also involves cleaning all moving parts and electrical contacts to ensure efficient electrical continuity. This is necessary because as your lift operates over time, bolts can loosen so they’ll need to be tightened.

How Often Is Maintenance Required?

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Commercial elevators that are regularly tasked with big jobs, like operating in high rise buildings, tend to need more frequent maintenance than other elevator systems. Most commercial elevator maintenance plans call for monthly service. This gives you the peace of mind that your elevator is running safely and efficiently. In addition to regular maintenance, annual inspections are also important.

Do you know what to do if your elevator stops working? Read this to find out.

How Do I Schedule Commercial Elevator Maintenance?

We make this step easy. Rise Above Elevator will help you set up an elevator maintenance schedule that works with your business. We understand that things come up, which is why we’re happy to adapt to your schedule! Contact us anytime to set this up.

How Do I Schedule Commercial Elevator Maintenance?

We know there are a lot of different manufacturers and several different types of equipment. All of our trained technicians are qualified to service and repair any manufacturer’s equipment.

Here is a list of some of the most well known manufacturers our trained professionals service:

  • Inclinator
  • Federal Elevator
  • OLS – Oil Lifts Systems
  • TK Access
  • Otis At Home
  • Savaria
  • Porta
  • Vertitron
  • Cemco
  • ITI hydraulic
  • EECO
  • Concord
  • Garaventa
  • And all our local manufacturing companies

Why Choose Rise Above Elevator For Commercial Elevator Maintenance?

When you choose an elevator maintenance, repair, and installation company in South Florida, you want to make sure it’s a good fit. One of the big things to look for in an elevator company is whether they offer 24/7 service — because you never know when you’ll need it! 

Here at Rise Above Elevator, we’re proud to offer 24-hour emergency service. We know our customers rely on their lifts as a means to get around their home or business. We also care about our customers and want you to feel reassured that we’ll always do our best to be there for you, your loved ones, your clients, and your staff.

There’s always a trained technician monitoring the phone nights, weekends, and holidays. Just call our line and if nobody answers we will get back to you as quickly as possible.
It’s also important to look for an elevator company that provides the specific services you need.

Our residential and commercial elevator maintenance services also include:

  • Third-party witnessing (only for clients not affiliated with us)
  • Preventive maintenance
  • 24/7 emergency response
  • Major and small repair
  • Complete modernization and/or alteration of existing elevator equipment
  • Dismantling and removing elevator equipment no longer in use
  • Consulting and engineering
  • Elevator cabs, new and remodels

For more information on who can service your elevator in South Florida, have a look at this post.

Elevator Maintenance in South Florida

The team at Rise Above Elevator is fully licensed and certified. We’ll ensure you receive the quality and service you deserve for elevator servicing, installation, and maintenance.

Whether your residential or commercial elevator needs service or standard maintenance, we’ll make sure you get what you need. We always go above and beyond and make sure you receive a level of quality and attention to detail you’ve never experienced with another elevator company.

Call us today to set up your commercial elevator maintenance plan!

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