Chair Stair Lifts More Comfortable to Use Than a Fireman’s Pole
Have you been thinking that perhaps you need something to help you cope with the stairs in your home? Are you finding it increasingly difficult to climb them?
The answer for you could well be a chair stair lift because you would never have to struggle again. A lift like this in your home could make all the difference to your quality of life.
There are many different models to choose from, some go straight up, some go round curves, some are run on mains electricity and some work from constantly re-charging batteries.
The chair stair lifts can be used in other environments as well as the private home, they could be in a duplex apartment, an office, etc.
They just make the difference in accessibility to someone with mobility problems.
Of course, not every chair lift user will be elderly. We have to consider the use of this appliance for other age groups with some sort of disability.
This could be a godsend for families trying to cope with a physically disabled family member who cannot cope with stairs in any way without help. If you have previously had to manhandle this person up and down the stairs you will know how upsetting and physically exhausting this can be.
With a mechanical chair stair lift to help you will at least get over one of your big obstacles in living with stairs.
If it is the case where the stair lift is for an elderly person, perhaps living alone, it can be such a relief to know that your family member will be so much safer negotiating the stairs when they need to use them.
Of course there is another bonus, installing one of these lifts means that you are adding to the value of your home, and it could be as much as 10% – this surely is good news.
Naturally this is not something you just rush out and buy, it needs careful planning and plenty of thought. You need to know just what you expect from this installation. Does the means of running it suit your situation, i.e. electricity or battery. Batteries could be more useful to anyone living in an area which has constant energy interruptions.
The width of your stairs is a crucial consideration. You need to consider the maximum weight the lift will carry. Don’t buy too complicated a piece of equipment that gives you more functions than you actually need because this is just going to cost you more money.
Whilst these chair stair lifts can be expensive, naturally prices vary, there are ways to cut the costs a bit. Consider buying a second-hand lift as long as you have it checked and it is sound, you should be alright.
Whatever your reason for contemplating a chair stair lift always do your homework, never rush into anything, take advice where you can get it.