Elevator Fire Service Part 1: The Key Switch

Elevator Fire Service

Have you ever seen a red key switch in the hall? The one that says, “FIRE SERVICE,” “OFF,” “ON,” and “BYPASS”? Have you ever wondered what it does? We’ll tell you! First, let’s talk about fire service, what it is and what its purpose is. The first-ever fire service rule was added to the code […]

Perception is Reality – Why Elevator Cosmetics Matter

perception is reality

I’m sure we all realize that perception affects how we experience reality.  As in so many things, this is quite true when it comes to elevators. In today’s installment, I would like to speak mostly to elevator owners and not necessarily the riding public. First Impressions The first thing the public sees when entering the lobby […]

Elevator Technicians – Who Are They Really?

elevator technicians

In the age of paranoia, fear, and mistrust, everyone likes to know the people around us. So if you are in a commercial office building, you see a person standing in the lobby and think to yourself, who are they? What in the world are they doing hanging around the elevators? Well, it’s likely to […]

Elevator Modernization: Why Upgrade?

modernization

I don’t know about you, but I love classic cars. The 69 Dodge Daytona Charger stands as my all-time favorite! The 68 Oldsmobile 442 is a close second. But you know what I don’t like? Classic elevators!   Not all Classics are Collector’s Items If you Google when elevators were invented, you can see they […]

Stuck In An Elevator? What To Do

Stuck in an elevator

  What should you do if you’re stuck in an elevator? Should you stay put or try to get out? Let’s look at a few scenarios and see what’s best.   Scenario One: Are You Really Stuck? You are running late and haven’t had that joyous first cup of coffee.  You are also on the […]

Month in Review: December 2021

Our Bagby Elevator team loves to get together to celebrate holidays. Here is a team shot from our Dallas Christmas Party! They had a fish fry prepped and cooked by our Branch Manager David Hutton. We are so thankful for this amazing crew and know they had an amazing time.   Question & Answer  We […]

Month in Review: November 2021

Will Halley- Bagby Elevator Employee Spotlight

Welcome back to our monthly review for Bagby News, where we recap last month’s City Highlights, Employee Spotlights, and all other news. In November, we had some exciting highlights that we would like to share with you.  Employee Spotlight  We have a well-deserved shout-out for our wonderful employee pictured above, Mr. Will Halley! Will handles our […]

Month in Review: October 2021

Bagby Elevator October Month in Review Safe Work Award Winner Banner Eric Wickle

Welcome back to our monthly review for Bagby News, where we recap last month’s City Highlights, Employee Spotlights, and all other news. In October, we had several exciting highlights that we would like to share with you. State Highlight  This month we are highlighting the great state of Texas with a special emphasis on the […]

Month in Review: September 2021

September Bagby Blog Title Image

Welcome back to our September edition of Bagby News, where we review monthly City Highlights, Employee Spotlights, and other exciting news. In September, we had some beautiful highlights that we would like to share with you! Service Highlight We’re proud to offer industrial elevator applications. We will find a custom solution for your industrial elevator […]