Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why do I want or need a boat lift?
Q: What capacity boat lift should I buy?
Q: What is better, Aluminum Lifts or Galvanized Steel Lifts?
Q: What features make an IMM cradle lift a better aluminum boat lift?
Q: Will the cradles on an aluminum lift float?
Q: What are the advantages and disadvantages of “elevator” style lifts?
Q: I need an elevator lift for my application, why use an IMM elevator?
Q: Are so-called, “beamless” boat lifts better than traditional “top-beam” lifts?
Q: Why don't more boat lift manufacturers utilize Stainless Steel Drive Shafts?
Q: What types of drive shaft bearings are best?
Q: I noticed that IMM lifts were sold through dealers, why should I buy through a contractor?
Q: I’ve seen cheaper lifts being made locally and others being sold over the internet, why pay more for an IMM lift?