Why Elevators Require Maintenance During the Winter?
Winter preparation is extremely importantfor elevators, and this is something most of us don’t know. As we enter thecold months, make sure your elevator is working perfectly fine. Keep an eye onthe elevator door sills, as ice and rock salt coming off your shoes can inhibitthe door operation and jam the sills. When the heating system of your home ison during winter days, the shaft may act as a chimney and pull warm air throughthe hoist way and up the shaft. The main issue with warm air rising up theelevator shaft is that it increases the hoist way pressure and forces the doorsof elevators to part a bit, which can shut down the elevator. Similarly, for traction elevators, winterseason can have an impact on the mechanical parts of the machine, including dryrails. Also, when the weather gets colder, the elevator may begin to make anoise due to lack of lubricant on the...Read More