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Stair Lift Maintenance

The good news is that stair lifts tend to be very low maintenance products. You can expect to operate your stair lift without needing maintenance services for about 3-5 years. If you use your lift more frequently and experience problems within the first few years, you should be protected by a warranty that covers repair and replacement costs. Different manufacturers offer different warranties, so if maintenance costs are a concern, you may want to invest in a model with a more extensive warranty. Our basic straight stairlift comes with a lifetime warranty, the best in the industry.

The not-so-good news is that repairs can be costly. In some states, the law requires that a stair lift repair and installation expert is also a licensed elevator contractor or mechanic. This means that you are also going to paying for a higher level of expertise. Depending on your location and the technician, hourly rates can vary from $85-$250. With those kind of numbers, it is easy to see how a service call can quickly add up to a significant repair bill. That being said, it is important to keep in mind that any repair costs should be at least partially covered by your warranty so that you don’t have to worry about huge out-of-pocket expenses. While some customers may experience problems along the way, stair lifts are high quality and well-engineered products that are designed to last. You should expect your stair lift to operate problem free for some time to come.