Posts by Kencor Elevator
Spot the First Signs of Elevator Problems
Spot the First Signs of Elevator Problems Elevators are a safe and reliable mode of transportation for your tenants and visitors if they’re regularly inspected and serviced. But, as with all mechanical systems, problems can develop. Not only can these problems lead to potential injury, but they can also expose you to expensive emergency repairs,…Read More
Elevator Cab Air Purification Systems
As cases of COVID-19 are rising, as the riding public continues to return to work and as we start to encroach upon the new school year, there are many concerns with the Delta variant of COVID-19. Keeping an elevator cab environment clean from airborne contaminants is starting to become a concern for many. The utilization…Read More
Why Choose Us?
We provide quality service without the hassle! At Kencor we have a commitment to quality that is unparalleled. We offer personalized service that allows us to gather what you, our client, expects. When you contact us, ordering, delivery, service, and billing will go a lot more smoothly because the person on the other end of…Read More
How Do Warmer Temperatures Affect My Elevator?
In the summer months, we can experience very high temperatures which can affect your elevator’s performance. This can lead to increased elevator service calls, equipment failures, controller failure, relay failure, door operator failure, and motor failures among others. Machine Rooms Elevator machine rooms are susceptible to extreme swings in ambient temperature when not controlled properly. …Read More
Elevator Full-Load Test Requirements and Procedures
What is a CAT5 Full-Load Test? A category 5 full-load test is a process intended to make sure that your elevator is performing in the way in which it was originally designed by lifting its rated (maximum) load at its rated (maximum) speed. Throughout this test, the elevator is loaded with its rated load to…Read More
Elevator Types: Which is Right for You?
With all of the different types of elevators available in the market it can be difficult to know which is right for you. There are several reasons why there are so many offerings in the market. Some are better for smaller low-rise buildings while others are better for high-rise transportation. There are two major types…Read More
Elevator Maintenance and Repair is Vital to Limit Elevator Service Interruptions
Elevator service interruptions can be extremely disrupting to a building’s environment. Here at Kencor, we are aware of how disconcerting this can be for building owners and property managers and we are here to ensure your buildings operations continue to run smoothly. Factors Impacting Elevator Maintenance Frequency Frequent elevator maintenance is critical to ensure your…Read More
Preventative Maintenance, Technology, and Visit Frequency
As technology continues to increase and advance there is an unsettling trend and misconception within the elevator industry. Are skilled technicians and elevator maintenance less relevant than in years past? In actuality, they are more vital than ever. Equipment As technology continues to advance, the mechanical nature of equipment requires less maintenance. In the past,…Read More
Ways to Avoid Costly Elevator Service Interruptions
Interruptions to your elevator service can wreak havoc on building functionality. One of the most common causes of elevator downtime is directly attributable to the elevator doors. An upgrade to your elevator’s car and hoistway door equipment can keep your building running smoothly and can limit overall elevator downtime by taking a proactive approach rather…Read More
Otis Elevator Company Recalls Private Residence Elevators Due to Entrapment Hazard
Otis Elevator recently announced a recall on their Otis and CemcoLift Private Residence Elevators as children can become entrapped in the space between the exterior landing (hoistway) door and the interior elevator car door or gate. This entrapment can cause serious injuries or death when the elevator is called to another floor. This safety alert…Read More