Saturday, October 16, 2010

Stair Lifts & Residential Elevators

Stair lifts are very good for people who are not able to climb up and down the stairs on their own and they become less dependent on the others to take them up and down the stairs. There are different kinds of stair lifts available, which are suitable separately for different kinds of people's needs and also for the different kinds of staircases.

There are also different kinds of residential elevators, which are also known as home elevators, which are used for the people mostly on wheelchairs to move between the different floors of the house. These elevators are available with different capacities and kinds as well as finishes.

Home elevators offer a smooth ride between different floors of the house and you can move smoothly without any discomfort. The home elevators are offered in the market in different capacities, so that the clients can get what suits them better. In buying a home elevator, an important matter is that of the chair that has to go into the elevator and the home elevator has to be bought according to the weight and the suitable capacity has to be bought.

There are also some manufacturers who make home elevators that are green and are environmentally friendly. These are suitable for the people who are conscious about the environment and are concerned with the emissions and elements that pollute the environment.

In case of the stair lifts, there are mostly two kinds of stair lifts that are the most commonly used. There is one which has a seat and the other is the one on which the person has to keep standing while moving up and down the stairs. The two categories of the stair lifts are straight and curved.

These two categories of stair lifts vary from each other in the respect of the staircase on which they have to be installed. If you have a straight staircase that does not curve anywhere, then you should get a straight stair lift. Otherwise, if you have a stair lift that has a slight or larger curve, you would have to get a curved stair lift. In case of the curved stair lifts, the exact specifications of the staircase have to be noted down and the stair lift has to be designed accordingly.

Some of the important things that you would have to keep in mind when you're thinking of getting a home elevator are, first of all the need for you to enter and exit the elevator. Your needs for the elevator are going to be different and depend on how many times you need to enter and exit the elevator and also on how many floors you house has.

When you are getting a home elevator, you also have to keep the point of the capacity of the elevator in view. There are many manufacturers of both stair lifts and home elevators and you can compare the prices and features of each and then decide on the one that is the most suitable for you.

There are multiple stairlifts on offer at Churchills Stairlifts

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