Maintaining Your Stairlift: Tips for Long-Term Performance and Safety

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A stairlift is an invaluable investment in enhancing accessibility and mobility within your home. To ensure that your stairlift continues to operate smoothly and safely for years to come, proper maintenance is essential. In this blog post, we’ll share valuable insights and practical tips for maintaining your stairlift, empowering you to uphold its optimal performance and safety.

  1. Regular Cleaning and Lubrication: Just like any other mechanical device, a stairlift requires regular cleaning and lubrication to prevent dirt buildup and ensure smooth operation. Use a soft, dry cloth to wipe down the track, seat, and handrails regularly. Additionally, lubricate moving parts as recommended by the manufacturer to reduce friction and prolong the lifespan of your stairlift. Not sure what to do here? Talk to you installer.
  2. Schedule Professional Inspections: While routine cleaning and maintenance are crucial, scheduling periodic inspections by a qualified technician at Lifestyle Stairlifts is equally important. Professional inspections can identify potential issues early on and prevent more significant problems from arising. Consider scheduling annual or bi-annual inspections to keep your stairlift in top condition.
  3. Check Safety Features: Stairlifts are equipped with various safety features designed to protect users from accidents and injuries. Periodically check these safety features, including seat belts, footrest sensors, and emergency stop buttons, to ensure they are functioning correctly. If you notice any issues or malfunctions, contact a technician for prompt repairs.
  4. Address Any Signs of Wear or Damage: Over time, parts of your stairlift may experience wear and tear due to regular use. It’s essential to address any signs of wear or damage promptly to prevent further deterioration and maintain optimal performance. Inspect the track, motor, and other components regularly for signs of damage, such as frayed cables or loose bolts, and address them as needed.
  5. Follow Manufacturer Guidelines: Every stairlift comes with specific maintenance guidelines provided by the manufacturer. Familiarize yourself with these guidelines and follow them diligently to ensure proper care and maintenance of your stairlift. Failure to adhere to manufacturer recommendations could void warranties or compromise the safety and performance of your stairlift.


Proper maintenance is key to ensuring the long-term performance and safety of your stairlift. By following the tips outlined in this blog post, you can keep your stairlift functioning smoothly and reliably for years to come. Remember to prioritize routine cleaning, schedule professional inspections, check safety features regularly, address any signs of wear or damage promptly, and follow manufacturer guidelines diligently. At Lifestyle Stairlifts, we’re committed to helping you maintain your stairlift and enjoy uninterrupted accessibility in your home.

Contact us today for expert advice and support on stairlift maintenance.

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Reconditioned Stairlifts

Our Refurbished stairlifts are an affordable way to give you that little bit of help you may need, all our reconditioned stairlifts are fully tested.

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We offer straight and curved stairlifts, in a variety of models to suit different budgets and needs.

We also provide reconditioned stairlifts, stairlift rental services and stairlift maintenance.

The installation process typically takes 2 to 4 hours for a straight stairlift. Curved stairlifts can vary depending on the complexity of the project.

No, our stairlifts are designed to be installed without damaging your stairs.

The cost of a stairlift varies depending on the type of stairlift, the complexity of the installation, and any additional features or options you choose. We offer free consultation and quote service to give you an accurate estimate.

As an idea, a new straight stairlift starts from £1,795 and a new curved stairlift starts from only £3,995.

Yes, we do offer stairlift rental options for those who may need a stairlift for a short period of time.

Yes, we provide maintenance and repair services for all the stairlifts we install, as well as for stairlifts installed by other companies.

Got a clear idea of what you’re looking for? Lifestyle Stairlifts proudly covers all of Yorkshire including – but not limited to; Stairlifts KeighleyStairlifts BradfordStairlifts ShipleyStairlifts BaildonStairlifts BingleyStairlifts HaworthStairlifts SilsdenStairlifts SteetonStairlifts PudseyStairlifts YeadonStairlifts HorsforthStairlifts HalifaxStairlifts Hebden Bridge

Prefer To Call Us?

Got a clear idea of what you’re looking for? Or just a feeling that you’re almost ready for a stairlift? At Lifestyle Stairlifts we understand it can be a daunting process – we’ll help guide you at every step of the process.

t: 0800 043 2600

Why Lifestyle Stairlifts LTD?

Lifestyle Stairlifts LTD is a highly reputable and experienced company that specializes in the installation of straight and curved stairlifts. As time-served experts in the stairlift installation industry, we ensure that every stairlift fits perfectly and functions safely. Their stairlifts are made from high-quality materials and are designed to meet the specific needs of each individual customer.

From the initial consultation to the final installation, we work closely with our customers to make sure that their needs are met and that their expectations are exceeded.

One of the key reasons to choose Lifestyle Stairlifts LTD is our commitment to providing excellent customer service. We understand the importance of having a functional and reliable stairlift, and we go above and beyond to ensure that our customers are satisfied with the installation process and the product. Whether you have a straight or curved staircase, Lifestyle Stairlifts LTD can provide a customized solution to meet your specific requirements.


Enquiring is easy all you need to do is fill out our form and we will contact you back as soon as possible, or simply give us a call.

Survey and Choose

First, we will survey your property at a time to suit you. Then we will go through all your options to find the perfect stairlift for you and your home.

Fit and Enjoy

After we have measured everything we will then come back to install and fit your stairlift. You can then start enjoying your new lift.

Request A Stairlift Call Back

    Prefer To Call Us?

    Got a clear idea of what you’re looking for? Or just a feeling that you’re almost ready for a stairlift? At Lifestyle Stairlifts we understand it can be a daunting process – we’ll help guide you at every step of the process.

    t: 0800 043 2600