The Benefits Of Choosing An Independent Service Provider - Servicesport | UK

The Benefits Of Choosing An Independent Service Provider

Replacing existing gym equipment with new is often the first thought that comes to mind when a gym is starting to look tired or an engineer is attending your site more than your members do!

It’s easy to enhance the look of your gym equipment with our ‘refresh’ service, however, it’s even easier to prolong the life of your existing gym equipment with a service and maintenance programme.

BUT…why choose an independent service provider to maintain your gym equipment rather than replace your existing gym equipment with new?

Here are 7 great reasons why:

  1. Cost-effectiveness: Repairing and maintaining gym equipment is generally more cost-effective compared to replacing the equipment entirely. Replacing your existing equipment can be a significant expense, especially for gyms with a large number of assets. By opting for annual services and ad-hoc repairs, you will save money compared to purchasing new equipment and ensure you get even more return on your original investment.
  1. Equipment Longevity: Proper maintenance and timely repairs can significantly extend the lifespan of gym equipment. While purchasing new equipment may provide a temporary solution, properly repairing and maintaining existing equipment allows you to maximise your investment and get the most out of your equipment over an extended period.
  1. Familiarity and Customisation: Your members have already become familiar with their existing equipment. Replacing all equipment may disrupt member routines and necessitate new training programs or orientations. By opting for a maintenance programme, you can maintain the familiarity and consistency that your members appreciate.
  1. Environmental Considerations: Replacing gym equipment contributes to environmental waste, as the discarded equipment adds to landfill sites. By choosing repairs and maintenance, you will contribute to sustainable practices by minimising waste and reducing their ecological footprint.
  1. Expertise and Specialisation: Independent service and repair providers specialise in gym equipment maintenance. We have the necessary expertise, knowledge, and skills to handle a wide range of equipment issues efficiently and effectively. Our experience enables us to diagnose and address problems accurately, ensuring that the repaired equipment performs optimally.
  1. Minimal Disruption: Replacing gym equipment usually requires a period of downtime during installation, calibration, and staff training. This downtime can negatively impact members’ experience and the operation of your gym. On the other hand, opting for repairs allows you to maintain continuous operations with minimal disruption to member usage.
  1. Flexibility: Equipment advances quickly in the fitness industry, and new equipment may become outdated within a few years. Choosing repairs and maintenance offers flexibility to adapt to changing trends and technological advancements without committing to a full-scale equipment replacement.

In summary, you should consider using an independent service and repair provider to maintain your gym equipment because it is typically more cost-effective, extends the equipment’s lifespan, maintains familiarity for gym members, is environmentally responsible, provides access to specialised expertise, minimises disruption, and offers flexibility in adapting to industry advancements.

For further details regarding the service of your gym equipment or a maintenance programme to prolong the life of your gym equipment, drop our team an email at or call 01257 264 738.