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Checklist for Upgrading Elevator Interiors

February 17, 2021

Elevator interiors need upgrading every now and then, preferably every 10 to 15 years. This is not only because designs trends can change drastically over this time, but also because you have a responsibility as the building owner or manager to ensure your elevators are in tip top shape for the safety and comfort of your customers.


The good news is that there are plenty of fabrication services, such as those offered by the professionals at Demtra Sheet Metal Industries, to make this process easier and more accessible to you.


When specifying your new elevator interiors, there are a number of things to keep in mind. Make sure you ask these questions first:


What is your budget?


Remodeling your elevator’s interior will be a different experience compared to other remodeling works your building may have gone through. There is limited space and only so much you can do to spruce up an environment. You will need to hire professionals who specialize in metal fabricating and custom fabrication, as all the improvements in your elevator will have to fixed and fitted carefully. Work out a favourable budget with your fabricator and have them advise you on the kinds of upgrades you can undertake.


How much weight will be added?


It is very important to ensure that not too much weight is added to your elevator after the remodeling process. The fabricators at Demtra are careful to only provide needed and tasteful upgrades to give your elevator the exact boost it needs without compromising its load capacity. The kind of upgrades you do will have an effect on leveling accuracy and energy efficiency. This is why customization is important, as every upgrade solution will be carefully tailored to your building.


Are these upgrades in line with safety standards?


Whenever you upgrade your elevator interiors, your primary goal should be to enhance accessibility and safety. There cannot be any compromise on safety in favor of aesthetics, and professional fabricators know this. They will use only the best quality materials and suggest solutions to improve the safety considerations of your elevators.


For more information on elevator upgrades, call Demtra today!