Does the stairlift rail fix to the wall?
No all stairlift rails fix directly to the treads of the stairs, straight or curved, the stairs support the weight of the stairlift.
How long does it take to install a stairlift?
A straight stairlift can be fitted within 2 hours, a curved stairlift takes slightly longer.
What happens if there is a power cut?
Nearly all new stairlifts now run on batteries that automatically charge when the stairlift is not in use.
What is the maximum weight a stairlift can carry?
Maximum weight depends on model of stairlift, but it ranges from 120kg (18 stone) to 180kg (28 stone) for heavy duty models.
How much does a stairlift cost?
At Easystep Stairlifts, reconditioned straight stairlifts start from £950 supplied and fitted with 12 months parts and labour warranty. New straight stairlifts begin at £1395, again with 12 months full warranty. Made to measure curved stairlifts like the minivator 2000, prices are subject to stair configuration but start around £3000 for a reconditioned model. For a no obligation quotecontact us.
Can you rent stairlifts?
Rental stairlifts are available from Easystep stairlifts for straight stairs, the installation and removal cost is £350 then £10 a week to rent.
If we decide to have a stairlift, how long does it take to have it fitted from order?
Next day installation is available for new straight stairlifts, but usually it takes three to five working days. Curved stairlifts can usually be fitted in about 2 weeks from final site survey.