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The Best Elevator Companies in Essex County NJ Are the Ones Proven Safe To Spend With

Elevator contractors in Essex County New Jersey bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for safety and ability, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who use only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous clients to verify high satisfaction with them as elevator companies in Essex County NJ for new elevator installation including in-home elevators, as elevator remodelers, installers, or for elevator repair, elevator inspectors, elevator maintenance, escalators, and more.

 

The TOP 10 Elevator Companies in Essex County NJ

US Elevator Inc

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(973) 244-1300
26 Law Dr
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Areas Served: Newark New Jersey, Essex County NJ, Bloomfield NJ, Verona NJ,…
Services: elevator installers & maintenance services incl passenger elevators, freight elevators

Action Elevator Inc

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(973) 227-6900
125 Clinton Rd # 6
Fairfield, NJ 07004

Areas Served: Essex County NJ, Newark NJ, East Orange NJ, Irvington NJ,…
Services: elevator company for elevator repair, maintenance, installers

Mobility Elevator & Lift Co

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(973) 226-1333
4 York Ave
West Caldwell, NJ 07006

Areas Served: Bloomfield NJ, Newark NJ, Irvington NJ, Essex County NJ, East…
Services: elevator modernization, elevator remodelers, lubrication, elevator wiring repair

The Best Elevator Companies in Essex County NJ Are the Ones Proven Safe To Spend With

The state of New Jersey has no state license requirement of elevator contractors in Essex County NJ, so there is no state standard for competency and reliability (Only elevator inspectors need a license requiring a set minimum of experience and passing an exam.)

Likewise, there is no legal requirement that companies for elevators in Essex County have workers' comp or liability insurance and both are critical to you. If an employee of theirs were injured on your property and the elevator contractors don't have workers' comp, you can be held liable. Similarly, if damage occurs during elevator repair or remodeling you could have to pay for it out of pocket if there's no liability insurance coverage to remiburse you.

This makes it all the more significant that all elevator companies in Essex County NJ who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous clients to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified worker's comp and liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., best business practices, and more.

Most elevator companies in Essex County NJ provide routine elevator maintenance services such as regular elevator inspection, lubrication and hydraulic oils, replace non-working buttons and indicator lights, repair or replace elevator wiring and worn parts. These elevator companies almost certainly also provide elevator repair services. Some elevator contractors also install new elevators, which can include in-home elevators as well as those in commercial buildings.

Some elevator contractors in Essex County NJ will also do an elevator remodel of an existing elevator and can provide options of finishes and materials for the interior, such as laminate, stainless steel, brass and more. Some elevator companies also specialize in preservation, repair or retrofits of historical elevators such as those with ornate wood interiors or originally manually operated elevators in older and historic buildings.   Still others can do elevator modernization for slow running elevators, elevators missing modern safety features, those experiencing frequent break-downs, and overly warm or noisy elevators.  These elevator companies will also provide emergency phones and elevator camera systems. Some companies may be installing proprietary equipment that prevents other elevator companies from working on it in the future.

Some Elevator Services in Essex County NJ Are Much Better than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these contractors for elevators in Essex County NJ: . Other elevator companies in Essex County NJ that might still be in business include: .

 

Questions to Ask Local Elevator Companies & Repair Services in Essex County NJ

When choosing which local elevator contractor in Essex County NJ or elevator service company to hire, ask the right questions about their experience, range of services, credentials, and manufacturer relationships:
• How long has the local elevator company been servicing Essex County NJ?

• How many other clients do the elevator companies currently serve?

• Can the Essex County elevator company give you names and numbers you can call as references? (All elevator  contractors in Essex County NJ bearing the Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have already had client references called by our research staff.)

• How much experience does the local elevator contractor have making, installing, repairing, or remodeling elevators of your exact type? Elevators for the home and vintage elevators for example, might require different expertise, as can freight elevators versus passenger elevators.

• Will the elevator company be using or installing proprietary equipment that locks out other elevator companies and limits your future choice of companies to hire?

• Regarding elevator maintenance services, do they require a contract, and if so, for what time period?

• Do the Essex County elevator repair contractors provide 24/7 emergency service?

• How will the elevator company determine pricing?

• Does the elevator contractor have a relationship with only one manufacturer that they service, install, and recommend to clients, or instead, do they offer you choices among multiple manufacturers?

• What warranties and guarantees does the elevator contractor offer separate from any manufacturer warranties, or is the contractor's labor perhaps warrantied by the manufacturer?

A man waits in a commercial elevator.• Can the elevator contractor prove that all their workers sent to your property are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All elevator companies in Essex County NJ bearing The Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)

• Does the local elevator repair service or installation contractor have active workers' compensation and general liability insurance? (All elevator contractors in Essex County NJ bearing the Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff.)

• In preparation for a written bid, what process will the Essex County elevator service undertake to do a thorough assessment of the property or of the existing elevator in the case of an elevator remodel or modernization service?

• Will they be performing all the work themselves or will they be subcontracting any part of it out; if so, what is the name of that company?

• If the work is for an in-home elevator (residential elevator), will you have access to your home during the project?

When you've chosen the best elevator company in Essex County for your specific needs and priorities, make sure they have a good complaint record (All elevator companies in Essex County NJ bearing the Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have already had their good complaint record verified by our research staff.)

Resources About Elevators and Good Elevator Contractors in Essex County NJ

Trade Associations Relevant to Elevator Companies in Essex County NJ

NEII (National Elevator Industry Inc)
www.neii.org

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers International)
www.asme.org


EESF (Elevator & Escalator Safety Foundation)
www.eesf.org

NJ Department of Community Affairs Elevator Safety
www.state.nj.us

IAEC (International Association of Elevator Consultants)
www.theiaec.org

NAESAI (National Association Elevator Safety Authorities International)
www.naesai.org

NAEC (National Association of Elevator Contractors)
www.naec.org

NAVTP (National Association of Vertical Transportation Professionals)

NIBS (National Institute of Building Sciences)
www.nibs.org

 

 

Publications Relevant to Hiring Local Elevator Companies in Essex County NJ

Elevator Radio Show
www.elevatorradioshow.com

Elevator World
www.elevatorworld.com

Elevator Books
www.elevatorbooks.com/Subscriptions.aspx

Elevator Industry Jobsite Safety
www.safety.elevatorworld.com

Elevator Focus
www.elevatorfocus.com

 

Hiring an elevator repair or installation company? The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten Elevator Contractors in Essex County NJ within the following zip codes:

7111, 7110, 7109, 7108, 7107, 7106, 7188, 7105, 7114, 7112, 7019, 7044, 7103, 7018, 7043, 7102, 7017, 7042, 7079, 7009, 7041, 7078, 7007, 7040, 7068, 7006, 7039, 7052, 7004, 7028, 7051, 7003, 7021, 7050 and 7104

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten Elevator Contractors in Essex County NJ within the following cities:

Brookdale, Caldwell, East Orange, Essex Fells, Glen Ridge, Newark, North Caldwell, Roseland, Short Hills, Silver Lake, Upper Montclair, Belleville, Bloomfield, Cedar Grove, City of Orange, Fairfield, Irvington, Livingston, Maplewood, Millburn, Montclair, Nutley, South Orange Village, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange