If you’re beginning to struggle to move freely around your home, it may be time to consider
purchasing a home stairlift. A home stairlift helps give you your independence back by
making it easy for you to access all areas of your home. In this guide, we’re going to talk
you through the different steps you need to complete when purchasing a home stairlift.
Before Purchasing a Home Stairlift
As with any major home improvement purchase, it’s important that you take the time to talk
through your different options with friends, family and professionals:
It may be useful for you to contact a local Occupational Therapist. They can advise
you on the best solution for your personal requirements.
If you have friends or family who already own a stairlift, make sure to have a chat to
them. They will be able to give you an honest opinion about the advantages of a
Look into a free no obligation survey and quotation to get a better idea of the overall
cost of a stairlift.
Which is the Best Stairlift For You?
If you are unfamiliar with home stairlifts, there are various types to consider. It is important
that you choose one that best suits your current and future needs.
A straight stairlift can only travel up and down a straight staircase. This usually makes them
a more affordable option, with the whole installation process lasting only a few hours! This
type of home stairlift is fitted to the stair tread rather than the wall of your staircase. This
means you needn’t worry about sorting out any painting or decorating.
A curved home stairlift has the ability to move around bends in your staircase. It can also
glide across landings. Any curved stairlift is made to order. A curved stairlift operated on a
rail that fits very close to the wall. The vast majority of curved stairlifts run on rechargeable
batteries. These batteries are constantly topped up by charging points at both the bottom
and top of your staircase.
If you want more information on the different stairlifts we offer, don’t hesitate to get in touch
for a free no obligation survey and quotation today!