Nowadays, “doing more with less” has never been so relevant as it is in these fast-paced turbulent times especially during the Covid 19 pandemic. With fewer employees, a wide range of responsibilities heightened regulatory requirements, staffing changes, and budget constraints, we all are sometimes obliged to wear multiple hats. The good news is that in such times you can optimize elevator and escalator performance and reliability with cost-saving measures. This blog is meant to give you tips to not only be able to keep your expenditures low, but you will also prevent unanticipated expenses.
Here are some tips to consider:
● Prioritize preventive maintenance.
The elevator industry is becoming more accustomed to receiving break-fix maintenance or callbacks as an emergency. In order for an elevator to run at its optimal level, it must be properly maintained. Too often, maintenance is neglected, resulting in equipment needing to be replaced prematurely. The lack of routine maintenance also causes costly
repairs. Getting preventative maintenance will help you avoid unnecessary expenses. Elevator maintenance consulting is one of the core services that elevator consultants provide. At ZM Engineering, we not only offer reliable installation of lifts/elevator services we also offer regular repair and maintenance services.
● Ensure you are aware of your elevator contract.
The contract covers everything, but it is often written in a way that is too technical for the average person to understand. However, it is crucial for you as a client to comprehend everything stipulated in it because It is very common to be charged for items that your elevator service contract should have covered. The maintenance records for elevators should be easily accessible. A full elevator monitoring program is necessary. Records are important especially in order to keep track of when your elevator/lift was last inspected. It is advised that Elevators should be thoroughly inspected at intervals not exceeding one year.
With just these few simple steps, you can control your building’s elevators and escalators costings. By understanding the unknown, there are fewer unnecessary repairs, costs, and downtimes for you which allows you to focus on what you do best. There are often thousands, even millions, that are saved with these tips. Want to spice up your mall or commercial building and make it convenient for all users?ZM Engineering offers the best, quality, affordable elevator services, elevator consultancy, and elevator maintenance in Kenya. We elevate buildings!