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Tuesday, 05 January 2016 18:14

Different Stair Lift Options and Designs

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Different Stair Lift Options and Designs

Choosing the proper model and configuration is an important step in the purchasing process. New or used straight or curved there is a solution for every staircase and user. Let’s take a closer look at the some of the options on the market.

Stair Lifts: Choosing the Right Brand and Dealer

All stair lifts and stair lift dealers are not the same and care should be taken when choosing both. As with anything else if it seems to good to be true it probably is. We realize that everyone has a budget and that you may not want or need the most expensive stair lift on the market. That being said you should never sacrifice safety or quality when choosing a stair lift. Take a moment to think about the consequences of falling down the staircase because of a malfunction.

Friday, 09 October 2015 18:54

Considering A Stair Lift

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Having a stair lift installed in your home or business is a great way to safely retain your independence. There are many different styles and brands of stair lifts on the market today, which can make choosing the best one for your situation an overwhelming choice. The purposeof this guide is to help you make an educated decision when choosing a stair lift. Let’s start by debunking some of the myths that are associated with stair lift installation.

  • Stair lifts are attached to the home through the stair treads so there is no damage or attachments to the wall.
  • All of the quality stair lifts on the market are battery powered and only need a standard household outlet to run a charger that maintains the batteries. No special outlet is required.
  • My stairs are too narrow to install a stair lift. Stair lifts can be installed on stairs as narrow as 27” wide.

Important Considerations

  • Staircase configuration
  • The weight of the user
  • Intended length of use
  • The physical and mental abilities of the user
  • Safety features of the stair lift
  • Quality, reliability and warranty of the stair lift
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Sometimes, would be stair lift buyers are put off by the notion that stair lifts are for the "disabled" or "handicapped." No one wants to be perceived as such. In reality, the modern stair lift in St Louis is an attractive, sleek and assistive device that adds significantly to the users day to day life. Stair lifts offer greater independence, freedom and safety to people who wish to enjoy life despite illness, injury or the natural aging process. Stair Lift installation in St. Louis and the surrounding areas can be accomplished quickly and unobtrusively into your home saving you the cost of an expensive move into a single story home.