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Signs You Need A Stairlift Repair

If you have a fault with your stairlift or suspect there’s a problem, it can seem like a daunting process. Here at Dolphin Stairlifts, we aspire to make the steps to recovery as easy and painless as possible. We’ll detail the steps to getting a stairlift repair and service, so you don’t have to worry while we do all the hard work.

Main Indicators For Repair

There are a number of signs to be wary of that indicate a faulty product. If you notice any of these, contact us immediately for an affordable survey and repair service. The sooner you resolve the issue, the less damage your stairlift will sustain in the long run. The main signs include:

Physical Disrepair

Physical breakages are the most obvious indicator that something is wrong. If any parts are notably damaged, cease using the machine immediately and contact our service for an emergency repair. Using it can lead to accidents and injuries, which should be avoided at all costs. The same applies for exposed wiring, which will eventually break the stairlift and stop working.

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Unusual Sounds

If your machine is producing odd noises, this point towards an internal problem. These sounds can include beeping, chirping or scraping. Generally, this means the batteries need replacing or there is an issue with your circuits, power supply or charging cables. An experienced technician will be able to diagnose and resolve the problem, but it’s best to get it sorted as soon as possible.

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Never Attempt A Stairlift Repair

Always ensure a certified technician comes to inspect your stairlift — never attempt repairs by yourself. This could cause irreparable damage and put you at risk for injury. Your safety is our priority, so leave the heavy lifting to the professionals. You’ll thank us in the long run.

Stairlift Repair vs Replacement

Deciding between a repair and replacement stairlift isn’t a decision to make lightly. If you’ve been plagued by a series of mishaps, investing in a new stairlift is a sensible option that will save you costly repairs. However, this is provisional on the assumption that our service hasn’t deemed your stairlift unsafe to use. If your product fails our standard safety procedures, then we’ll replace your stairlift for an affordable alternative that adheres to your budget.

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s variable depending on the brand and style. As with most things, regular maintenance is key to maintaining your product for its maximum duration, as will resolving faults as soon as possible.

Yes. To keep your product functional and in working order, annual servicing is important for detecting faults that could cause problems later down the line. You wouldn’t neglect your boiler, so why ignore your stairlift?

Each stairlift has their own unique benefits, so it’s up to you decide what functionality and style you need for your home.

Contact Dolphin Stairlifts Today For Stairlift Repairs

If you suspect your stairlift isn’t operating as it should, reach out to one of our expert engineers on 01736 850 044. Our team are highly trained and possess specialist knowledge on stairlift repair and services. We offer an estimated waiting time when you call and endeavour to reach you as soon as possible. That’s why you should contact Dolphin Stairlifts today for a speedy and reputable service you can trust.

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