The elevator in your building is a crucial amenity. Every day, people depend on it to get to various levels of the premises. Some of the individuals who use it may include:
- Vendors who are carrying large loads
- People with disabilities
- Parents using baby strollers
Upkeep may not be one of your primary concerns, especially if the elevator is working properly. However, there are several reasons why you should prioritize making sure your elevator meets the needs of modern society.
A Modernized Elevator Gives Good Impressions of the Overall Property
If people have to deal with using an elevator that’s slow, bumpy or looks very old, they may reach the conclusion you’re probably not maintaining the rest of the property well either. If your elevator is modern and visually appealing, it’s an asset to your facility.
Paying Attention to the Elevator Shows You Care About Equal Access
An elevator could make the difference between a person becoming a loyal, lifelong customer and deciding not to do business with you at all. Your customers who need wheelchairs, walkers or crutches to get around may find it is impossible for them to go up and down stairs safely.
By keeping an elevator in proper working order, you’re showing by example that you’re committed to ensuring people can consistently access your building regardless of characteristics that may otherwise make access challenging. Neglecting the elevator indicates that the reverse is true.
A Modern Elevator Is More Reliable
Even if your aging elevator is not giving you problems yet, they’re almost inevitable in the near future. Upgrading the elevator to a more modern variety is a choice that may represent a significant upfront cost, but it’s one that should result in fewer breakdowns and more dependability overall.
At Action Elevator, we have over a decade of experience serving the Baltimore Washington Metro and Delmarva Peninsula areas. Contact us today to see how we can help you too (410) 892-1944.