How Long Do Stairlifts Last?
How long will my stairlift last? Good question! The average lifespan of stairlifts is around 7-8 years, but there are too many factors in the equation to give a precise figure. Things that can impact a stairlift’s lifespan include; how often the stairlift is used, the weight of the user and th...Read more
Can You Sell A Used Stairlift?
We get asked a lot about stairlift removals and buy-back schemes. Sadly, for whatever reason, there comes a time when your stairlift is no longer needed, and it’s natural to wonder can you sell your used stairlift? Stairlift buy-back schemes can be hit and miss. Simply put; you don’t get a lot...Read more
Finance and Grants for Stairlifts
Looking at the different options for getting a new stairlift? There are a multitude of ways to pay for a stairlift including grants, finance options and even renting stairlifts if you don’t want to own the chair long-term. All of these are designed to make the process simple and accessible so...Read more
Do Stairlifts use a lot of electricity?
A question that arises often from prospective buyers do Stairlifts use a lot of electric/electricity? This question is now a major concern due to the huge increase in gas and electricity prices Electricity prices have trebled in 2022 and are expected to rise even higher at the end of the year so one...Read more
Stairlift servicing is an important part of looking after maintaining your Stairlift. Just as one would have an annual service on a car it would be wise to have your Stairlift checked over by a trained engineer to ensure its constant reliability. Stairlift Servicing preventive maintenance Stairlift...Read more
Stairlift Batteries Frequently Asked Questions
What type of batteries does my stairlift require? The most common type of Stairlift batteries used in most Straight and curved Stairlifts are normally sealed lead acid batteries. Stairlifts requires two 12V 7ah batteries they are wired in series to produce 24 Volts to drive the stairlift motor. The...Read more
Why Is My Stairlift Beeping?
Stairlift Beeping? A stairlift beeping is a sure sign something isn’t right? This is a sound indication feature to inform you that the Stairlift is not on charge, the battery has depleted or has not been fully docked parked at the bottom or top of the rail Simply moving the Stairlift up or down ensu...Read more
How To Clean A Stairlift
Cleaning Stairlifts should be undertaken with caution! Some Spray cleaning solvents could have an adverse affect and spraying cleaning products directly onto a surface or componenet could damage the stairlift We understand you want to keep your Chairlift Spick n Span and rightly so; all that said ca...Read more
Can you rent a Stairlift
We get asked this question a lot! “Can you rent a Stairlift” the simple answer is YES you can rent a Stairlift. Renting a stairlift can be the most cost effective way of obtaining a chairlift if only required for a short period of time maybe due to an illness or relatives visiting etc Many.....Read more
Should we leave the Stairlift Switched on
You should always leave the Stairlift Switched on! There really is no need to switch it off in fact switching it off could cause problems when you come to use it Stairlifts are designed to be left switched on 24 hours a day 7 Days a week, even if not in use for long periods...Read more