Lifting Considerations for Care Homes

Lift safety is a vital consideration for any property owners, particularly when the lifts are accessed by vulnerable people, such as in a care facility. Lifts in care homes are used for a myriad of purposes, from enabling access for the elderly to transporting equipment between floors and maintaining a high level of security. As a care home manager or…

Why You Should Consider Lift Interior Design

A lift is more than just a means of getting from one floor to another. It’s also an integrated part of your building and, therefore, your lift interior design should reflect this. In both residential and commercial properties, a lift is a vital part of your building’s structure. Your residents, staff and visitors will likely frequent your lift several times…

Rise Elevator Supporting Community with Christmas Hero Nominations

In the wake of Covid-19 an extraordinary wave of community spirit has swept through the country and Rise Elevator has jumped on the bandwagon.   To reward the heroes of the North East, Rise Elevator have been running a “Nominate Your Hero” campaign. Individuals throughout the region have been liking, sharing and commenting with their hero’s name on Rise Elevator’s social…

How to Install a Stair Lift: Your Questions Answered

A stairlift can be an empowering tool that helps you regain independence in your home if you’ve suffered reduced mobility. They are, however, not easy to install without the right expertise. But when you’re worried about stairlift costs, you may be tempted to try and buy and install one yourself. Alternatively, you may just be worried about how an installation…

What is a LOLER Inspection & Who Needs One?

LOLER is an abbreviation for the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations which were brought into practice in 1998. They govern anyone who owns, operates or has control over lifting equipment. A LOLER inspection is carried out by a competent, qualified person who can assess your lift’s integrity and ensure all lifting equipment is fit for purpose and marked both…

One Year Of Rise: How We’ve Raised Lifting Standards Across The North East

Rise Elevator has recently celebrated its first full year in business. There have been lots of ups, a few downs and lots of great opportunities to elevate community causes dear to us.  Here’s our one year in review… Kris McGough started Rise Elevator just over a year ago with lots of experience in the industry – having started as an…

Making Elevators Even Safer In A Healthcare Environment

Healthcare facilities are subject to rigorous hygiene demands – especially when compared to commercial premises. However, as the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to all, hygiene is now a must in every building. Unfortunately, even the most stringent of cleaning procedures that healthcare providers operate often miss the mark in a critical area. Can you guess what this…

The Importance of DDA Compliant Lifts

If you own or manage a building, are you ensuring that everyone can access it easily? Are your lifts DDA-compliant? It’s not only a legal obligation – it’s an entire stream of revenue you may be missing out on. Read on to find out more… The UK has made great strides towards being more inclusive and accessible – but did…

How to keep lifts safe during COVID-19 pandemic

With many people returning to work over the next few weeks, property owners and managers are under pressure to maintain the very best level of cleanliness in all areas of the workplace.  One place where it can be difficult to maintain a safe and clean atmosphere, including a 2m (6ft) distance from others, is in a lift. As busy lift…

Behind the Scenes: Lift Polishing Services

Lift Polishing Services When it comes to presenting your company the general public, what does your lift say about you? It’s essential that you show off the design features of your building and that nearly always includes your lift. Lift Interior Design Services We offer a large range of interior design services at Rise Elevator, but did you know we…

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