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Stair Glider/Chairlifts

Stair Glide

This type of home lift for the disabled has become increasingly popular in recent years as a solution for many more people besides individuals with severe mobility problems. Stair glides are the same as the term stair lifts.

Stair glides can allow for a return to old routines and give you access to your whole home. There is no need to change or limit daily routines if the stairs are all that hold you back. The ability to be independent and self-sufficient is a basic desire for most people and a stair glide is one of the items that can give that back to you. There are various stair glide models and designs that suit most any home and all stair glides mount on the stair treads so your homes structure is not a hindrance to installing a stair elevator. No special power requirements are needed. Does the lift user have the ability to apply constant pressure on the up/down switch? All stairlift models require that the user or an attendant put constant pressure on this switch.

In order to safely transfer on and off the seat of the stairlift, the track must be allowed to come all the way to the top landing and bottom landing.

Lifts that are battery operated need their batteries changed every few years. To charge the battery properly, the chair must be parked at the end.

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