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The Best Elevator Companies in Rochester NY Are the Ones Proven Safe To Spend With

Commercial or residential elevator contractors in Rochester bearing The Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol are the elevator companies who have passed the Top Ten requirements for ability, safety, and value; carry liability insurance as protection for the customer; have agreed to hire only employees legal to work in the U.S.; and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction for for new elevator installation, in-home elevators, elevator remodelers, elevator cab modernization, elevator repair, elevator inspectors, elevator maintenance, escalator repairs and installation, and more.

 

The TOP 10 Elevator Companies in Rochester NY

The TOP 10 Elevator Companies in Rochester NY

Gallagher Elevator Rochester

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(585) 424-6657
747 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14607

Areas Served: Monroe County NY, Perinton NY, Webster NY, Sweden NY, Rochester…
Services: elevator modernization, elevator remodelers, lubrication, elevator wiring repair

Otis Elevator Co

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(585) 424-3030
2 Townline Cir # 1
Rochester, NY 14623

Areas Served: Pittsford NY, Monroe County NY, Rochester New York, Henrietta NY,…
Services: elevator installers & maintenance services incl passenger elevators, freight elevators

Downey-Goodlein Elevator Corp

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(585) 429-6676
10 Pixley Industrial Pkwy
Rochester, NY 14624

Areas Served: Rochester NY, Monroe County NY, Perinton NY, Greece NY, Webster…
Services: local elevator contractor services incl. elevator maintenance, repair

Schindler Elevator Corp

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(585) 352-2088
50 Vantage Point Dr # 2
Rochester, NY 14624

Areas Served: Rochester New York, Penfield NY, Monroe County NY, Perinton NY,…
Services: elevator services for historic elevators, residential elevators, passenger elevators

The Best Elevator Companies in Rochester NY Are the Ones Proven Safe To Spend With

New York state does not require any state license of elevator contractors in Rochester so there is An elevator repair technician works on a commercial elevator panel.no state standard for competency among elevator mechanics or elevator contractors.

So there is no guarantee that any particular elevator company in Rochester NY is even competent, is doing business ethically, delivering value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all companies for elevators in Rochester who bear The Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten status, such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record,  proof of liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

Most elevator companies in Rochester NY provide routine elevator maintenance services including regular elevator inspection, replacement of lubrication and hydraulic oils, repairing or replacing broken elevator buttons and indicator lights, repairing or replacing elevator wiring and worn parts. These elevator companies may also provide elevator repair services. Some local elevator contractors also install new elevators, which can include in-home elevators as well as those in commercial buildings.

Some elevator contractors in Rochester NY 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 A man waits in a commercial elevator.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. Local elevator companies in and around Rochester NY will also provide emergency phones and elevator camera systems. Some elevator companies may install proprietary equipment that prevents other elevator companies from working on it in the future, so ask about parts and equipment before the work is done.

Some Elevator Services in Rochester NY Are Better than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these good contractors for elevators in Rochester NY: . Other local elevator companies in Rochester NY that might still be in business include: .

Questions to Ask Local Elevator Companies & Repair Services in Rochester NY

When choosing which local elevator contractor in Rochester NY 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 Rochester NY?

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

• Can the Rochester elevator company give you names and numbers you can call as references? (All elevator  contractors in Rochester NY 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 Rochester 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 Rochester NY 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 Rochester NY 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 Rochester 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 Rochester for your specific needs and priorities, make sure they have a good complaint record (All elevator companies in Rochester NY bearing the Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have already had their good complaint record verified by our research staff.)

Resources About Hiring Elevator Contractors in Rochester NY

Trade Associations Relevant to Local Elevator Companies in Rochester NY

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

 

ECNY (Elevator Conference of New York)
www.ecnyweb.com

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 Good Elevator Companies in Rochester NY

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

 

If you are looking for a local elevator company, The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten Elevator Contractors in Rochester NY within the following zip codes:

14586, 14620, 14468, 14607, 14626, 14515, 14613, 14410, 14580, 14619, 14467, 14606, 14625, 14514, 14612, 14559, 14618, 14464, 14605, 14624, 14511, 14611, 14546, 14617, 14450, 14604, 14623, 14508, 14610, 14543, 14616, 14445, 14603, 14622, 14506, 14609, 14692, 14534, 14615, 14428, 14602, 14621, 14472, 14608, 14642, 14526, 14614 and 14420

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten Elevator Contractors in Rochester NY within the following cities:

Brighton, Brockport, Chili, Churchville, Clarkson, East Rochester, Fairport, Gates, Greece, Hamlin, Henrietta, Hilton, Honeoye Falls, Irondequoit, Mendon, Ogden, Parma, Penfield, Perinton, Pittsford, Riga, Rochester, Rush, Scottsville, Spencerport, Sweden, Webster, Wheatland and North Gates