Routine elevator maintenance is essential to keeping your commercial elevator operating efficiently. Elevator inspections aren’t just about preventative maintenance, they're also about discovering larger problems early, before they start deteriorating the ride quality & result in costly repairs or elevator entrapments. A scheduled maintenance plan with a reputable service provider is the key to a healthy & efficient elevator. If it's been a long time since your last elevator service, you should be prepared to uncover some of these common problems during your initial inspection. Here are 4 common elevator issues often discovered during routine inspections.