A stairlift, often known as a staircase lift, is a chair that is fixed to the edge of a straight or curved household staircase. its purpose is to convey a person with limited mobility up and down the steps. A stairlift is normally fixed on a rail that runs parallel to the stairwell’s flight.
Our stairlifts are available in a variety of styles and pricing. Stairlift options include a full chair option, which includes seat height adjustment, a foldable step, and speed controls, among other features. it is also possible to install a simple platform for mounting a wheelchair.
What are the benefits of a stairlift?
A Stair lift can offer mobility to people who would otherwise have difficulty climbing stairs such as elderly and disabled people. It can be an essential aid for getting to the second story of a home or office building. Stairlifts travel up and down the stairs for people who live alone or have difficulty walking.
Is a stairlift easy to install?
Installing a stairlift is not difficult or expensive and often requires little or no renovation. A stairlift can be installed by a professional in about a day.
Is it expensive to buy a stairlift?
When it comes to stairlift prices, the average price for a new stairlift is £2000-£4000. However, the cost of a stairlift will depend on a number of factors.
What stairlift’s design do you require? Do you want a straight stairlift or a curved stairlift?
What is the layout of your staircase? Stairs can be narrow, curvy, straight, short, or lengthy, and the design can affect the prices
Do the users have any unique requirements? Things such as height, weight, and any other physical or health issues will have to be taken into consideration. A variety of stairlift models will cater for these requirements, but it will influence the cost of the stairlift.
Do stairlifts require a lot of maintenance?
Maintenance is fairly simple. To prevent parts from wearing out, all moving parts such as hinged sections, hinges, and cables must be lubricated regularly. The moving parts of stairlift gliders should be lubricated at least every month. Worn parts like hinged sections, hinges, and cables should be replaced. Martlet are happy to offer servicing and maintenance options for your stairlift.
What age range are stairlifts suitable for?
The minimum and maximum age limits for stairlifts can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, but typically, they are designed for those who are at least 5 years old and weigh at least 100 pounds. Our stairlifts are suitable for elderly people who have trouble with mobility, and can also assist younger people with disabilities.
Does Martlet supply new and used stairlifts?
Martlet can assist you if you are seeking a less expensive option, such as a second-hand stairlift. We offer reconditioned and new stairlifts for sale, ensuring that you can buy something that matches your budget. All of our second-hand stairlifts are under warranty and come with a Martlet guarantee.