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Checklist of Elevator Essentials for Residential buildings Lift installation

Checklist of Elevator Essentials for Residential buildings Lift installation

To install a residential elevator in a building or luxury apartment, foremost step comes as verifying documents and inspect the authenticity of an elevator company. It is prime responsibility of a builder to get all required documents adhered for safety compliances. Here is a checklist of elevator installation documents:

  • Technical specifications of elevator which shows compatibility of lift installation with business.
  • Configuration and layout of elevator
  • Original copy of elevator licensing
  • Warranty period
  • Terms of maintenance and replacement carried out in due AMC period of elevator installation
  • Electrical wiring circuit structure drawing
  • Elevator shaft and leakage in machine room

Why Elevator Maintenance and Inspection is necessary?

Elevator maintenance and inspection are necessary to ensure the safety, reliability, and efficiency of elevator systems, as well as to comply with regulations, extend equipment lifespan, and provide a positive experience for users. Regular maintenance is an investment that pays off in terms of safety, cost savings, and overall operational effectiveness. Regular maintenance and inspections of home elevators help identify and address potential safety issues before they become serious problems. This includes checking for faulty wiring, worn-out components, or any other issues that could compromise the safety of passengers. Well-maintained passenger elevators operate more efficiently. This includes smooth starts and stops, reduced energy consumption, and overall improved performance. Regular inspections can identify issues and improvise operational efficiency and allow right time for corrections.

In multi storey commercial buildings, elevator malfunctions pose significant inconvenience and disruption to daily operations. Consistent and routine elevator maintenance serves as a preventive measure, minimizing the occurrence of breakdowns and extending the operational lifespan of the elevator system. However, even with regular maintenance, wear and tear can accumulate over time, necessitating a comprehensive overhaul or, ultimately, the replacement of the entire elevator system. This proactive approach ensures continued efficiency, reliability, and safety in vertical transportation within the building.

Elevator repairs can be a substantial financial burden. Proactive measures, such as early issue identification during routine inspections and maintenance, play a crucial role in managing costs effectively. When problems are detected early, the necessary repairs are generally less complex and more affordable. Neglecting preventive maintenance can lead to the escalation of issues, resulting in higher repair expenses.

By investing in routine maintenance, building owners can potentially avoid the need for complete elevator replacements which can save both time and substantial financial resources.

Here are some key areas of Lift where you must follow maintenance checklist under various categories:

Inside the Lift car

Door of lift must open and close properly without any obstructions, check for hole or any kind of damage on walls, ceiling, lift button panels or handrails. All lights inside the lift should function properly. The emergency contact number connectivity should be proper with fire department to be ready for any unwanted incident.

Outside the Lift Car

Door panels, lights outside the lift, fire alarm system and lift floor indicator should function properly.

Machine Room

Check for cables and break mechanism of lift with emergency exit plan. Must check technical aspects of lift as oil levels, electrical wiring, headroom height or any signs of defect.

Pit Clearance

Pit area of lift is very important, must check for drainage, debris clearance or accessibility in lift. Inspectors should never enter lift pits containing water. When working in the lift pit, the inspector should always note the position of the car and also keep clear distance from descending counterweight in the hoistway of the lift being inspected and those in adjoining hoistway.

Landing Doors

The landing doors shall be maintained in good operating and sound condition.

To make sure about elevator maintenance properly, you must prepare a self-checklist for lift inspection. Prevention is better than cure, so use preventive technology and schedule regular monthly services to identify possible issue before they occur. Cleaning, lubricating, and maintaining all elevator components to control mechanical operation of lifts. A technician should be deployed to audit the services regularly and assure everything on time before servicing the elevator. After finishing the elevator inspection, technician must send a comprehensive report that includes photos of unit defects and a description of operational issues. Lift installation and working should be compliant with important maintenance logs.

Why Choose Attico Elevators for all kind of lifts requirement?

Attico Elevators is best elevator company in Delhi offering commercial services in Delhi NCR from last decade in partnership of GMV India. With cost-effective and scalable lift service in Delhi, we prioritize lift quality, look and safety.

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