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What is an Elevator and Escalator Strategy?

What is an Elevator and Escalator Strategy?

What is an Elevator and Escalator Strategy? Simply stated, an elevator and escalator strategy is a detailed plan to proactively inspect, maintain, manage, audit, and upgrade elevators and escalators. Why do I need an Elevator and Escalator Strategy? The intention of an elevator and escalator strategy is to: ·      Have a thorough understanding of the […]

You’re SAFE with an AuditMate Elevator Maintenance Contract!

You’re SAFE with an AuditMate Elevator Maintenance Contract!

Elevator maintenance contracts are built to be confusing, but not AuditMate’s SAFE Maintenance agreements. Elevator industry contracts are designed to protect the vendor and are riddled with vague, squishy language with respect to maintenance frequency, work hours, response times, and coverage. What does “periodic” maintenance mean? What does obsolescence include? Whatever your vendor says they […]

AuditMate CARES about your elevator & budget

AuditMate CARES about your elevator & budget

Elevator contracts are confusing, it’s them, not you. Did you know, customers are only receiving an average of 50% of the elevator services they are paying for? This is largely due to the confusing, vague contracts and time required to manage an elevator vendor. You likely wouldn’t try to complete your taxes alone, so why […]

Busting the budget

Busting the budget

by Auditmate COO Joe Stumph Auditmate can streamline the budgeting process and limit your exposure to unforeseen vertical transportation spending. Imagine you are three months into your budget year and the elevator service provider tells you the elevator is down because the broken parts are obsolete and they are unable to get the unit going […]

How and When To Prepare Your Elevators For Hurricane Season

How and When To Prepare Your Elevators For Hurricane Season

Your building elevators are especially vulnerable during any storm, and even more so during a hurricane. This article will discuss hurricane preparedness, as well as what to do once the storm has passed. We suggest doing pre-storm season preparations at the beginning of August, but even if that date has passed, the most important thing […]

Let’s Talk Asset Protection

Let’s Talk Asset Protection

Let’s Talk Asset Protection by Joe Stumph Cars, trains, planes, homes, elevators, and escalators are all assets — and to protect these assets, we must maintain them.

Managing Elevator Maintenance and Costs

Managing Elevator Maintenance and Costs

Managing Elevator Maintenance and Costs: Contract Tips with AuditMate COO Joe Stumph Avoiding elevator maintenance can be costly.  If you don’t rotate the tires of your car, you’ll have to replace them sooner rather than later. And the same is true for elevators. No matter the elevator type—hydraulic or traction, old or new—all machines need […]