Elevator Maintenance 101: Top 3 Causes of Elevator Downtime

“Out of order” signs can ruin everyone’s day, especially if you rely on an elevator to go about your daily business. At Madden Elevator, we are here to ensure you experience as little downtime as possible with your elevator systems. To help out, we put together this list of the top three causes of elevator downtime. With this insight, you …

Avoid an Elevator Repair Call With This One Upgrade

No one likes to see the dreaded “out of order” sign on the elevator — particularly if that’s the only one! It might come as a surprise to learn that one of the most common culprits of elevator downtime is the elevator doors malfunctioning. If you’re the one responsible for keeping your building’s elevators up and running, then it’s time …

Do You Have the Right Elevator Service Contract?

Too often you may find yourself in rigid service agreements where you’re getting the short end of the stick. That’s not how it works at Madden Elevator. We believe in flexible service contracts that cover only what you need. From one-time repairs to 24/7 elevator monitoring, our goal is to serve our clients through quality work and honest business practices. …

Elevator Modernization Projects to Fit Your Budget

Elevators, like any machine, benefit from regular maintenance and routine modernization. Investing in keeping your elevator up-to-date not only ensures that your elevator is always operating smoothly, but more importantly, it maintains passenger safety. Our team at Madden Elevator Company understands, however, that constant upgrades aren’t always in your budget. There is more new technology than ever that makes elevators …

Avoid Elevator Repairs with Predictive Maintenance

A broken elevator putting a wrench in the daily operation of your business is something no one wants to deal with. Madden Elevator has the solution for you: predictive maintenance. When you can predict what service your elevator will need and when, you save time you might ordinarily have spent nonoperational. eVator Is Your Predictive Maintenance Solution eVator is a …

Madden Elevator Company Celebrates 10 Years of Business

It’s hard to believe, but we recently celebrated a very important milestone in our company: our Ten Year Anniversary. We have been in business for a decade and have seen so much change and growth over the years. We’ve had a great time and we hope you have, too. Madden Elevator Company was started in founder Sean Madden’s basement in …

Save Room in Your Budget for This

Elevator safety is a crucial consideration for any building manager. The best way to keep your elevators up-to-date with the latest safety features for passengers is by investing in regular elevator modernizations and upgrades. At Madden Elevator Company, we want only what’s best for you and your facility. That is why we encourage routine service visits and occasional upgrades to …

4 Solutions for a Safer Elevator During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about and do everyday tasks. People are conscious of the risk for illness associated with being in close quarters with other people. Tight spaces, like in an elevator, make it nearly impossible to social distance and are generally high-touch areas where the coronavirus or other illnesses could easily spread. Unfortunately, for …

Three Important Factors of Elevator Service

Elevators must be safe, first and foremost, but they also need to be reliable. They should be inspected on a regular basis and meet all regulations that are in place. The other constant with elevators is that they will need to be serviced from time to time. Clients misuse them, they suffer abuse, and parts become worn. Therefore, choosing the …

The Four Most Common Elevator Problems Discovered in Routine Inspections

Like all machines, elevators have lots of components and moving parts which require regular maintenance. They should also receive routine inspections to evaluate common problem areas and stop minor issues before they become major ones. It’s not an exaggeration that the difference between a working elevator and a malfunctioning one can be a matter of life and death. Fortunately, inspectors …