Man cleaning his wheelchair

DIY Wheelchair Maintenance for International Wheelchair Day

International Wheelchair Day, held on March 1 every year, is a day when wheelchair users across the world celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives – making the world a more accessible place for people with mobility issues.

In recognition of this year’s International Wheelchair Day, we put together some helpful tips on wheelchair maintenance and cleaning. Keeping your wheelchair clean, dry and odor free will help extend the life of your chair and all its parts. It will also help you look and feel better engaging in social interactions throughout the day.

Watch this video for some quick DIY tips on how to properly clean your wheelchair:

Watch this video for some quick DIY tips on rear wheel maintenance:

Click the image below to check out our printable Wheelchair Maintenance and Cleaning Guide: