How much does a chair lift up stairs cost?

We carry multiple options and at one of our stair lift showrooms you’ll be able to see Stannah, Bruno and Acorn chair lifts on the stairs. Generally, straight stair lifts cost between $2,500 and $5,500. Several popular stairlift models with enhanced safety and reliability features cost between $3,000 to $4,500.

Will the government pay for a stairlift?

Grants for stairlifts If you are eligible your local council may be able to help towards the cost of installing your stairlift and adapting your home. The grant is means tested and awarded when the council considers that necessary changes to your home will improve your living environment and make life easier.

How much does a used stairlift cost?

These pre-owned units are in great condition and can be purchased at a discount compared to the price of a new stair lift. The cost of a new stair lift, starts around $2,800, plus installation. The cost of a used stair lift starts at $2,200.

Can I claim for a stairlift?

It is possible to get the full cost of a stairlift covered through financial aid, meaning that you can essentially get a stairlift for free. However, the process of applying for financial aid for a stairlift is not as simple as getting a stairlift fitted for free through a local council or through a charity.

Can I install a stair lift yourself?

Can I install it myself? It is possible to buy a straight stair lift as a do-it-yourself installation, but like many DIY projects, it is important to know what is involved before you choose this option. You may need to hire an electrician to ensure power is available where you need it.

Does anybody buy second hand stairlifts?

Many people are looking to buy second hand used stairlifts as they’re generally much cheaper than buying brand new. Selling an old stairlift is cost effective as it helps you get back a portion of your original investment, which can go towards a new stairlift or help cover other costs.

How long does it take to fit a stair lift?

approximately two to three hours
A straight indoor or outdoor stair lift takes approximately two to three hours for complete installation. The dealer technician may arrive with the rail pre-cut to the length of your stairs, or they may choose to take final measurements at your home and cut the rail outside before securing it to your stairs.

How easy is it to remove a stairlift?

Stairlift removal is a quick and easy task which can be carried out by one of our highly skilled technicians. Stairlifts should only be removed by a trained professional because attempting to remove one yourself might result in damage to the fixtures and fittings.

How wide do stairs have to be for a stair lift?

Generally speaking, straight stair lifts can only be installed on a staircase that’s at least 28 inches wide. Curved stair lifts need approximately 30 inches.

How long does it take to install a stair lift?

Is it easy to install a stair lift?

Stairlifts are fitted to the stairs rather than the wall, making the entire installation process much easier and less disruptive for you.

How do you dispose of a stair lift?

Many unwanted stairlifts have been found by the authorities on ‘fly-tipping’ sites. A reputable company would arrange for your stairlift to be environmentally scrapped at the nearest recycling plant.