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How long does a massage chair last?

It's not just important to find a massage chair that offers you comfort and relaxation - it's also important to know how long it will last. If you decide invest in a massage seat, you want to be sure you're spending money on something that's both comfortable and durable. Some models promise years of comfort and support - but what is the reality? In this blog post we take the time to find out exactly how long a typical massage chair holds.

First of all, it should be understood that different components of the armchair can have different durations. For example, most massage chairs have a mechanical frame or skeleton made of metal or wood. This scaffolding can typically last for many years, and high-quality products even pass tests up to 25 years or more. 

The comfortable upholstery of the armchair usually lasts longer than the frame of the chair. Depending on the material and care, it can be common for the cover to last over 5-10 years. In addition, a chair that has been well cared for has not usually required major repairs.


On the other hand, most mechanical parts (like engines) need periodic overhaul or repair work depending on the model you get and the features it has. It is advisable to create documentation of this and keep an eye on the manufacturer. Once every 1-2 years, loops should be tensioned and scaffolding should be cleaned (especially for stress massages).

All in all, it's difficult to predict exactly how long a massage chair can last; there are so many variables at play! In most cases you can expect your chair to give you years of trouble free service - but you could also look specifically to identify the manufacturer with the best possible after sales service to make problems easier and quicker to fix if necessary. Overall it has been shown that investing in a high-quality massage chair is definitely worth it!

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