7 Frequently Asked Questions About Stair Lift Installations

When it comes to choosing a stairlift, you want to make sure you’ve made the right choice. Whether this is your first stairlift installation, or you’re an experienced stairlift user, making the right choice regarding your stairlift will make a huge difference to your home. Our blog dives into some of the most asked questions regarding stairlifts! To find out more, keep on reading.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read below to find the answer to some of the most asked stairlift questions!

How Do I Choose A Stairlift?

It’s important to think about your needs and your budget when it comes to choosing a stairlift. Here at Alfix, we offer a selection of stairlifts for your home. If you’re unsure of what type of stairlift you’re after, get in touch with our team!

Can Stairlifts Go Around Corners?

Yes! Curved stairlift installations can accommodate most staircases, even if they are curved! On top of that, cursed stairlifts can even go around 90 degree angles. You can find our range of curved stairlifts here.

Can I Rent A Stairlift?

Absolutely! It’s important to check with your installation company first, however many stairlifts can be rented. Here at Alfix, we offer both curved and straight stairlift rental options across our various locations.

Are Stairlifts Safe?

When installed correctly, stairlifts are extremely safe. The vast majority of people who use stairlift have no issues at all, and stairlifts are able to accommodate a range of physical health requirements, making your life much easier!

Do Stairlifts Use A Lot Of Electricity?

No! Stairlifts can be powered differently, some are plugged into the mains while others are powered by battery, usually giving you about 20-40 trips. Stairlifts are extremely efficient to run, using up about as much electricity as a small TV that is on standby.

How Do Stairlifts Work?

In their simplest terms, stairlifts are essentially a seat or a chair that is attached to a rail (or track) which takes you up and down the stairs seamlessly. Your stairlift may be powered by a remote control or a control panel that is installed in your home.

How Often Should A Stairlift Be Serviced?

Your stairlift should be serviced at least every 12 months. This is just to ensure that everything is operating smoothly and there are no faults with your stairlift.

Alfix Stairlifts

Here at Alfix, we specialise in a range of stairlift services, operating in several different locations. Whether you’re looking for a stairlift repair in Cheltenham, a stairlift installation in Coventry or a stairlift rental in Worcester, we’ve got you covered. To learn more about our services, feel free to contact us today at mail@alfixstairlifts.com.