✅ Who can benefit from a stairlift?
Stairlifts are designed to help those that have impaired/limited mobility. Stairs can be a huge struggle for those who aren’t very mobile, making it ideal for people who are suffering from a health condition. People who suffer from arthritis or another type of bone condition and have gone through major surgery can also benefit from a stairlift. Some people may be suffering from injuries which reduces strength, flexibility & mobility. These people can also make use of a stairlift as it eases the effort they use just trying to navigate the stairs.
If you live in a home that has multiple floors, stairlifts can give you the freedom to move around in your home freely. Stairlifts allow you to access your entire home which is usually a daunting thought when you have difficulty walking.
If you’re still stuck on deciding whether or not you need a stairlift, an occupational therapist can assess you. They will be able to decide whether or not you would benefit from a stairlift in your home. Speaking with your GP would be the first step, as they can refer you to an OT.
✅ What are straight stairlifts?
The straight stairlift is the most common types of stairlift, designed to fit onto a set of stairs that have no curve or bend. Most residential properties are going to have straight stairs which is what makes the straight stairlift the most common form. Straight stairlifts can be built into almost any staircase, regardless of how narrow or steep your stairs are.
✅ What are curved stairlifts?
Curved stairlifts are an ideal solution for those who are looking to fit their curved or bent stairs with a stairlift. These stairlifts can be made to match the curve or bend of your stairs. Domestic Lift Services work to custom fit your staircase perfectly, giving you a bespoke fit.
Whether you have stairs with a corner, landing or spiral, curved stairlifts from DLSL are an ideal solution to keep you mobile and independent. Domestic Lift Services help people retain their independence in their homes by installing and maintaining curved stairlifts quickly and reliably.
✅ Should I consider a reconditioned stairlift?
Reconditioned stairlifts are something you should consider if you are looking for a reliable stairlift at a lower price point. The term reconditioned may put you off as you think of it as second hand. Reconditioned stairlifts from a reputable provider like Domestic Lift Services are serviced to a manufacturer level. This ensures that they are as good as when they left the factory. Our reconditioning process is stringent and rigorous, using manufacturer grading to ensure quality. We want to ensure that our reconditioned stairlifts are ready to be used.
All reconditioned stairlifts that we supply have also undergone full safety checks to make sure they work as they should with guarantees. Any parts that have shown wear and tear have been repaired or replaced.
Domestic Lifts also offers a used stairlift buyback scheme for those looking to get rid of unwanted stairlifts. Dependant on the age, model and make, we scout the stairlifts making sure you are given a fair price for your unwanted stairlift! We also remove and transport the stairlift for you, so you don’t have to waste time dismantling the stairlift.
Stairlifts are perfect for people that have lesser mobility since stairlifts can help them go up and down stairs. People with disabilities making them unable to walk up and down stairs can benefit significantly from a stairlift. As with all other types of stairlifts, they come with a seatbelt for added safety and security when in use.
If you’re in a position where you’re unable to use a conventional stairlift or need a way of transporting a wheelchair up and down the stairs, then a through the floor lift may be the best lift solution for you. A common misconception is that a through the floor stairlift is too big for a regular sized home, but this is often not the case. Many of our customers are surprised when they find out they are eligible for a through floor lift.