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Find Good Elevator Companies in Pinellas County FL That Are Proven Safe To Hire

Commercial elevator companies and residential elevator contractors in Pinellas County FL bearing The Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol are those local elevator companies that have exceeded the minimum Florida regulatory standard.

They have been proven by our independent research to have passed the Top Ten requirements for competency and value, carry liability insurance, hire only employees verified legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them as elevator companies in Pinellas County FL, including for new elevator installation, in-home elevators, elevator remodeling services, elevator cab modernization services, elevator repair, elevator inspection services, elevator maintenance, installation and repair of escalators, and more.

The TOP 10 Elevator Companies in Pinellas County FL

Eastern Elevator Service Inc

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2111 No Commerce Pkwy
Weston, FL 33326
State Contractor License #466
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Areas Served: Broward County incl. Weston FL, Ft Lauderdale FL, Hollywood FL,…
Services: elevator services, escalator services, elevator repair, maintenance, elevator modernization, commercial…

Isla Key Elevator

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5153 Isla Key Blvd S
St Petersburg, FL 33715

Areas Served: Safety Harbor, Seminole, St Petersburg, Lealman, Tarpon Springs, Pinellas County…
Services: elevator contractors for elevator repair services, elevator cab remodeling

Retro Elevator

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3241 118th Ave N # A
St Petersburg, FL 33716

Areas Served: Pinellas County, St Petersburg FL, Clearwater FL, Largo FL, Boca…
Services: elevator contractors, new elevators, sidewalk elevator doors, elevator repair

Thyssen Krupp Elevator

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6218 147th Ave N
Clearwater, FL 33760

Areas Served: Lealman, Pinellas County, Palm Harbor, St Petersburg, Boca Ciega, Clearwater,…
Services: elevator company for new elevators, elevator installers, elevator repair

Armstrong Elevator

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9225 Ulmerton Rd # 318
Largo, FL 33771

Areas Served: Tarpon Springs, Pinellas County, Largo FL, St Petersburg, Palm Harbor,…
Services: elevator services incl. hydraulic elevators, elevator doors

Abell Elevator Service Co

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7207 114th Ave # F
Largo, FL 33773

Areas Served: Pinellas County, Seminole FL, St Petersburg, Lealman, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs,…
Services: elevator contractors for passenger elevators, freight elevators, in home elevators

Sunrise Elevator Co Inc

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433 Plaza Dr
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Areas Served: Pinellas County, Boca Ciega, St Petersburg, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater…
Services: local elevator maintenance services incl. motors, cables, counterweights, doors

Find Good Elevator Companies in Pinellas County FL That Are Proven Safe To Hire

The state of Florida requires elevator contractors in Pinellas County FL to be licensed by the Florida Bureau of Elevator Safety as elevator contractors (Certified Elevator Technician), Registered Elevator Companies, or Certified Elevator Inspectors, which requires a minimum amount of experience and passing an exam.

But the state license for elevator contractors is no guarantee that any particular elevator company in Pinellas County FL is doing business ethically, providing real value, or satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all companies for elevator repair and installation in Pinellas County FL that bear The Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have been shown by our research staff to have passed all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten status, including survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified state license, verified liability and workers comp insurance, hiring only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

Most local elevator companies in Pinellas County FL provide routine elevator maintenance services such as regular elevator inspection, check and replace lubrication and hydraulic oils, replace broken elevator buttons and indicator lights, and repair or replace elevator wiring and worn parts. These elevator companies may also provide elevator repair services, including emergency elevator repairs. Some Pinellas County elevator contractors also install new elevators, which can include in-home elevators as well as those in commercial buildings, industrial buildings, medical facilities and hospitals, and other locations.

Some good elevator contractors in Pinellas County FL will also perform elevator remodels of existing elevators and can provide options of finishes and materials for the interior, such as laminate, stainless steel, brass and more. Other 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 may also provide emergency phones and elevator camera systems. Beware, however, that you're getting the equipment and materials you want. Some elevator service companies have been known to install proprietary equipment that prevents other elevator companies from working on it in the future.

Trust Some Elevator Services in Pinellas County FL More Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these contractors for elevators in Pinellas County FL: Eastern Elevator Service Inc Weston FL, Isla Key Elevator St Petersburg FL, Retro Elevator St Petersburg FL, Thyssen Krupp Elevator Clearwater FL, Armstrong Elevator Largo FL, Abell Elevator Service Co Largo FL, Sunrise Elevator Co Inc Tarpon Springs FL. Other local elevator companies in Pinellas County FL that might still be in business include: .

Questions to Ask Local Elevator Companies & Elevator Repair Services in Pinellas County FL

Choosing which elevator contractor in Pinellas County FL or elevator service company to hire? It's important to ask the right questions about each company's experience, range of services, credentials, and manufacturer relationships. The following sample questions can help:

• How long has the elevator company been servicing Pinellas County FL?

• How many other clients do the elevator contractors currently have?

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

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

• Will the local elevator services be using or installing proprietary equipment that locks out other elevator companies and limits your future choices for service and maintenance?

• Regarding elevator maintenance services, do the Pinellas County elevator companies require a contract? If so, for how long?

• Do the local elevator repair companies provide 24/7 emergency service?

• How will the elevator companies determine pricing for repairs, maintenance, emergency calls, and other services?

• Does the Pinellas County elevator contractor you're considering have a relationship with one manufacturer that they service, install, and recommend to clients? Or do they offer you choices among multiple manufacturers?

• What warranties and guarantees does the elevator contractor offer? Are these separate from manufacturer warranties? And will they put any guarantees or warranties in writing?

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

• Does the elevator contractor have active workers' compensation and general liability insurance? (All elevator contractors in Pinellas County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have had proof of insurance verified by our research staff.)

• What process will the elevator contractors undertake to do a thorough assessment of the property or of the existing elevator so they can prepare an accurate bid?

• Will the Pinellas County elevator companies be performing all the work themselves, or will they be subcontracting any part of it out?

• If the elevator contractor subcontracts work, will they provide you with proof of that other company's license and insurance? If not, you should request it or ask for the other company's contact information so you can verify coverage yourself.

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

• Will the elevator be usable during the maintenance or repair work? If not, how long will the work take or is it possible for the company to provide services during off hours so your business isn't impacted?

When you've chosen the best elevator company in Pinellas County for your specific needs, ensure they are licensed by the state of Florida, since that's required by law. (All elevator companies in Pinellas County FL bearing the Prime Buyer's Report Top Ten symbol have already had their license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)


Resources About Commercial and Residential Elevator Services in Pinellas County FL

Trade Associations Relevant to Elevator Companies in Pinellas County FL

NEII (National Elevator Industry Inc)

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers International)

EAF (Elevator Association of Florida)
(407) 956-6118

EESF (Elevator & Escalator Safety Foundation)

FEIA (Florida Elevator Inspectors Association)

IAEC (International Association of Elevator Consultants)

NAESAI (National Association Elevator Safety Authorities International)

NAEC (National Association of Elevator Contractors)

NAVTP (National Association of Vertical Transportation Professionals)

NIBS (National Institute of Building Sciences)



Publications Relevent to Elevator Companies in Pinellas County FL

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If you are hiring an elevator company for repairs, routine maintenance, new elevator installation, custom elevator services, or other work, The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the Top Ten local Elevator Contractors in Pinellas County FL within the following zip codes:

34682, 34695, 34681, 34691-2, 34677, 34690-2, 34660, 34689, 34688, 34685, 34684, 34698, 34683, 34697, 33781, 33703, 33711, 33733, 33755, 33763, 33773, 33780, 33702, 33710, 33732, 33744, 33762, 33772, 33701, 33709, 33731, 33743, 33761, 33771, 33779, 33708, 33716, 33742, 33760, 33770, 33778, 33786, 33707, 33715, 33741, 33759, 33767, 33777, 33785, 33706, 33714, 33738, 33758, 33766, 33776, 33784, 33705, 33713, 33736, 33757, 33765, 33775, 33782, 33704, 33712, 33734, 33756, 33764 and 33774

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information about the Top Ten Elevator Service Companies in Pinellas County FL within the following cities:

Bardmoor, Clearwater, Dunedin, East Lake, Gulfport, Indian Rocks Beach, Kenneth City, Largo, Lealman, Madeira Beach, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Pinellas Park, Safety Harbor, Seminole, South Highpoint, St Pete Beach, St Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Treasure Island, West Lealman and Boca Ciega