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Wheelchair Stair Lifts

Wheelchair Stair lifts are similar to the standard chair lifts but are build to hold a lot more weight. Standard wheelchair stair lifts run off standard 120v power which canstair lift be plugged into existing wall sockets or wired into the wall for a seamless install. Due to the heavy duty nature of wheelchair lifts its recommended to get them professionally installed.

Most wheelchair lifts come with many standard safety features such as bump sensors and folding sides. When the lift is activated the side ramps fold up to prevent the wheelchair from rolling of the sides. Battery wheelchair lifts is also another popular option. In the event of a power outage your lift will still function preventing you from being trapped to a single floor.

The alternative to Wheelchair stair lifts is the minivator or the stair elevator. These units can cost a considerable amount more then the standard ones but are often more esthetically pleasing or work in high traffic areas where a wheelchair stair lift might be in the way.

Wheelchair Stair lift installation
Unlike normal stair lifts their big brother wheel chair lift require a lot more space due to their heavier duty capabilities. Wheelchair lifts have a large platform with folding rams that will either rest at the top or bottom of the stairs. The supports attach to the side wall and bolt down every few stairs.

If you are interested in more information or purchasing a Wheelchair stair lift check out our manufacture's section.