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Here’s a short video showing how to find and fix squeaks in a La-Z-Boy recliner. It’s easy to do and will help you relax and enjoy your recliner much more.
How to Fix Squeaks in a La-Z-Boy Recliner
Kim: Hi guys, I’m Kim with La-Z-Boy of Orlando. And today, we’re gonna talk about those squeaks that happens sometimes in our recliners. So today, I brought my expert, Reggie, he’s a 20-year service veteran, and Reggie’s gonna help us find those squeaks and fix them, right?
Reggie: We sure are.
Kim: Alright, let’s go. First thing we gotta do is we gotta turn the chair over so we can find where those squeaks are coming from. So Reggie, where do most squeaks come from?
Reggie: Most squeaks, in my 20-plus years of experience, comes from your rocker springs, and usually your rocker base against your rocker block, we will use a lubricant spray, never use WD-40.
Kim: Why not?
Reggie: Because WD-40 attracts dust, and build-up and dries out your spring, so you never wanna use WD-40.
Kim: Good to know.
Reggie: So we will use a silicone-based spray. And we will start by spraying in-between where your rocker spring coils turn into your metal of your rocker springs here, so you just take a little bit of lubricant, spray there and there. Usually both sides.
Kim: Do I need to worry about the spray getting anywhere else in the chair?
Reggie: Your spray will not hurt your chair, so just give it a little spray here and there, and that typically takes care of the noise in the rocker springs.
Kim: Well, that’s pretty easy. Do I need to shake it in or anything, rub it down?
Reggie: If you got a good lubricant spray, it’ll work its way down inside, just spray.
Kim: All by itself?
Reggie: All by itself. And like I say, some noise come from your rocker base against your rocker block, so we use a wax, a liquid wax.
Kim: So a liquid wax is what you bring to the house if you come.
Reggie: If I come, I usually carry a liquid wax, you can use a household candle.
Reggie: It’ll require a little rubbing, a little elbow grease, but you wanna typically tilt your base up as much as you can, apply a little bit of wax on your rocker base. And push it back and apply a little bit in the front.
Kim: Well, that seems pretty easy for you, but if I’m gonna use a candle, do I need to light it and melt it down a little bit or…
Reggie: You can, or you just rub it really hard.
Kim: And you apply some wax and that oughta control that friction between the wood on wood on your base and quiet it down for you. So what you’re saying is, I don’t need you to come to my house, I can do it.
Reggie: You can do it yourself at home.
This video was produced by La-Z-Boy of Orlando. You may also be interested in how to reduce other noises in your La-Z-Boy.
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