Elevator Gore: A Sad Day for this Car Door (and Door Operator)

Elevator Company Blames: Physics, vandal trash bins Real Cause: A disastrous cocktail of missing car door gibs and a homemade door restrictor (installed previously by the current elevator “maintenance” company). We were called out to survey some damage done by, what the elevator contractor described as, vandalism by trash. According to the account, the building… Continue reading »


projectQEI – inspect. submit. done.

projectQEI is an iPad app for elevator inspectors that practically eliminates paper usage. It collects data and signatures (signed on the screen with a finger), generates and distributes reports via email, and electronically submits the inspection to the Authority Having Jurisdiction – all before the inspector leaves the site. This alerts maintenance companies of deficiencies… Continue reading »


Marketing with the Elevator and Its Fans

An elevatorblog.com reader sent me a video today. While this reader works for a marketing company and probably (definitely) had other motive, I thought the video was cute. It’s an ad for Hampton Hotels and features TJ Elevator Fan and his love for riding and filming elevators. There are a few other guys out there… Continue reading »