Platinum Straight Stairlift

A recently installed straight stairlift in Co.Dublin. The staircase was narrow so platinum straight was the perfect choice lift for this house.

A stairlift, also known as a chairlift or stair chair. It is a motorised device designed to assist people with mobility limitations. It consists of a chair or seat mounted onto a rail system and attached to the side of a staircase.

The chair moves along the rail, allowing the user to move up and down the stairs.

Stairlift, used by individuals who have difficulty climbing or descending stairs due to age, disability, injury, health or mobility issues. Additionally provides a convenient and accessible solution for maintaining independence and accessing different levels of your home.

Here are some key features and components often found in stairlifts:

  1. The chair or seat provides a comfortable and secure place to sit during transportation. Some models may include extra features like armrests, footrests, and seatbelts for added safety and convenience.
  2. The rail system, installed along the staircase and serves as a track for the chair to move on. The rail can be straight or curved, depending on the shape of the staircase.
  3. Stairlifts equipped with a motor and drive system that powers the movement of the chair along the rail. The motor is usually operated and controlled using buttons or a joystick.
  4. Stairlifts have control panels or remote controls that allow the user or a caregiver to operate the lift. These controls include buttons for moving the chair up or down the stairs and may have more features like a power switch, speed change, or a swivel function to turn the chair at the top or bottom of the stairs.
  5. Stairlifts, equipped with safety sensors to detect any obstacles on the stairs. These sensors can stop the lift’s movement if they encounter an obstruction, ensuring the user’s safety.
  6. Stairlifts, while powered by rechargeable batteries, keeps the stairlift operational during a power outages.
Stairlifts are available in various models and configurations to accommodate different types of staircases, including straight, curved, or narrow stairs. They can be installed in residential homes, public buildings, or any other locations where stairs may pose a barrier to mobility.

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