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Car Repair and Maintenance

Home Lift Installation Concerns

What to consider when purchasing your lift

There are several important things to consider before purchasing a new lift for a home garage. The main thing to consider is whether or not your car will be able to lift the entire height of your garage ceiling without encountering obstructions. 


Type of Lift

What type of lift is best for your needs? There are many types of car lifts available, including two-post, four-post, and scissor lifts. Consider what type of lift is most suitable for the type of work you plan to do.


Weight Capacity

What is the weight capacity of the lift? Make sure it can handle the weight of your vehicles.


Power Supply

What type of power supply do you need? Make sure the lift you choose is compatible with your power supply.



What accessories do you need? Consider what accessories you need, such as wheel chocks, to ensure the safety and stability of the lift.


Available Space

How much space do you have? Make sure the lift you choose will fit in the space you have available. What overhead obstructions such as lighting and garage door motors will impact the installation?


Safety Features

What safety features are included? Make sure the lift includes proper safety features such as locks and pressure-relief valves.



What is the warranty included? Check to see what kind of warranty is included with the lift.


Installation Process

What is the installation process? Make sure you understand the installation process and any additional costs associated with it.

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