5 tips for saving money on elevator repairs
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Keeping up with new elevator restrictions, the cost of maintenance, and other elevator service expenses are a hassle, even without the added expenses of occasional elevator repairs. So, to save you the headache of those added expenses, here are 5 tips for saving money on elevator repairs.

1. Preventative Maintenance
One of the most effective ways to avoid repairs is to prevent them. Performing routine maintenance on your clients’ elevator systems not only helps keep them in working condition, but also allows you to identify potential problems before they become cause for repair.

2. Stick to a Schedule
Maintenance and inspections are only effective when they’re done frequently. So, keeping to a set schedule for elevator services makes it easy to reap the benefits of these services. Don’t let things get away from you; keep things on track.

3. Inspect Emergency Equipment
Even in the most well-kept machinery, emergencies happen. So, to limit the damage done, and thus minimizing the need for repairs, check all emergency equipment in anticipation of emergencies.

4. Follow Regulations and Codes
New regulations are implemented for good reasons, and following such codes can save you time and money on repairs. New restrictions, recommendations, and rules keep your elevators running as efficiently and safely as possible.

5. Keep Things Clean
When elevator parts, cabs, and machine rooms are subject to neglect, the lack of cleanliness can take a big toll and lead to wear and tear. When this happens, you’ll be left repairing and replacing these neglected parts. So, keep everything running smoothly by cleaning.

While you’re busy working hard to keep your clients’ elevators in tip-top shape, who is manning your phone lines? Need help with elevator dispatching? Call Insta Answer today and we’ll take care of all your calls.

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Steve Samuels

A respected contact-service executive and thought-leader, Insta Answer CEO Steve Samuels has over 30 years experience in the industry. Steve posts his insights here on our blog weekly (and sometimes more.)

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