Maintenance Guide for Your Howard County Home Elevator

Posted on June 1, 2020

Household elevators provide several people the ability to appreciate their home, whether they require accessibility in their home now or as they age in place. There might come a time when you have a reason to need an elevator in your home. Either way, it’s vital to keep a home elevator well-maintained for safety as well as your mobility. Here is a quick guide for maintaining your Howard County residential elevator.

Clean Routinely

Your residential elevator should be kept clean, similar to any typical parts of your home. In general, you should regularly clean inside the elevator cab to prevent dust buildup and preserve the finish. But more importantly, your elevator’s mechanisms need a professional cleaning from an elevator mechanic.

Weight Limit

Make sure you know your elevator’s weight limit to assist you with its care. Safety is a key element of making your home accessible. You can limit the number of passengers in your elevator in keeping with the weight limit, which will help the elevator continue working properly. Exceeding the weight limit can strain the elevator’s mechanisms and create future issues.

Routine Inspections

Don’t forget to check over your elevator often to make sure it’s operating correctly. Try to listen for any unusual sounds that could mean a need for repair. Keeping your Howard County home elevator in good condition is crucial for your household’s safety and mobility. Make sure you also have a professional regularly inspect your elevator for any needed maintenance or repairs.

Contact Signature Elevator & Accessible Design Today for Your Stairlift!

Signature Elevators & Accessible Design, LLC works with leading manufacturers to provide you with the beautiful residential elevator that you need. Located in Rockville, MD and serving Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia areas, we have years of experience with incorporating elevators into multi-story homes and working with customers to ensure the elevator meets their specific needs. With styles from modern tubes to wood paneled cabs, Signature Elevators has all the tools you need to build the perfect elevator for your home! Visit our website or contact us at (301)-251-1659 for more information. The manufacturers we represent are:

Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators https://www.vacuumelevators.com/

Stiltz Lifts https://www.stiltzlifts.com/

Waupaca Elevators https://www.waupacaelevator.com/

Cambridge Elevating http://www.cambridgeelevating.com/

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