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The Importance of Maintaining Your Gym Equipment

Maintaining the integrity of your gym equipment is essential to extending the life cycle of the machine. Without proper maintenance, your investment will gradually decline over time, costing you more money in the long run to repair or replace. Whether you are looking for maintenance tips for machines in your home, office, or facility, California Gym Repair is here to help.

There are important steps to consider when extending the life of your gym equipment. Whenever possible, it helps to familiarize yourself with and adhere to the machine’s manual. The manual is there for a reason and it’s most helpful when kept in quick and accessible place. If you misplace or damage the manual, don’t worry, most can be downloaded online through the manufacturer’s website. It seems self-explanatory, but the cleaner the equipment, the longer it will operate. For machines like a treadmill, be sure to wipe down the belt with a water-based disinfectant to remove sweat, dirt, or grime.

Examine the machine for any noticeable or obvious breaks or tears. Be sure to listen to the machine. If something sounds or feels off to you, most likely it is. It is also important to rely on the knowledge and skill of an experienced technician. Contact California Gym Repair today and set up an appointment for diagnostic and repairs that fit your schedule. Always be sure to save parts warranties and whenever possible maintain the integrity of your machine by using genuine parts from the manufacturer. A machine will run much more smoothly if it contains the hardware meant for its operation, thus it is not advisable to use cheaper parts from other manufacturers. It's best to stick with the original manufacturer.

A technician at California Gym Repair will not only accurately diagnose/repair your machine but can provide guidance on monthly service contracts. In addition to providing regular maintenance, the technician will instruct you (if necessary) on how to properly care for the machine between scheduled appointments, such as cleaning and/or lubricating the equipment with oil or grease.

It’s also important to know when to repair your old equipment and when upgrade to a newer model. If the costs of repair are too great, consider investing in a new machine. Keep in mind that the older and more run down your machine becomes, the harder it will be to sell used on sites like Craigslist. The sales staff at California Gym Repair will advise you on selling used equipment as well as financing and leasing options for new equipment, directing you to specials on regular machine maintenance and parts warranties. Consider all options before investing in a new piece of equipment for your home gym. Leasing a machine is a good idea if you want to have the best and most affordable equipment on the market.

California Gym Repair has been around for a quarter of a century. We specialize in the service and repair of all brands of exercise equipment and provide maintenance contracts to our customers. Our friendly technicians are certified, trained, knowledgeable of all fitness equipment brands on the market. Call us today to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you.

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