Don’t buy a new stairlift until you’ve read this:
So, you want to buy a new stairlift for your relative. Before you buy just any old stairlift, have a think about their needs and decide which stairlifts will be best.
Steps to take before you buy a stairlift
At UK Stairlifts, we recommend that you or your relative talk to a stairlift user. Ask them how they’ve found their new stairlift,, also ask about the drawbacks and advantages. This is because it gives you a detailed account of someone who has been in the same situation as you or your relative.
Look around the new stairlifts market, too. So this would help you understand several good companies and what types of stairlift they specialize in. For example, research some of our partners such as Stannah and Acorn. However, because we are completely impartial, simply just looking on this site is a great starting point for advice. Your relative can also try out new stairlifts, a bit like taking a car for a test drive just call us for advice on this on 0800 080 7997. Whichever stairlift you choose, remember that safety is your number one priority.
Before you buy your new stairlift, you’ll also need to think about the features that suit your relative’s unique needs not just now, but in the future. Do they need to buy a new stairlift that’s straight or curved? Or do they need an outdoor stairlift? What kind of chair do they need on their stairlift?
If your relative is expecting a sales representative to call, it’s a good idea if you or another loved one or friend can be there to ask the right questions. The company representative should thoroughly assess the staircase and how easily your relative can use the stairlift. Remember, any quotes for new stairlifts must include installation.
Finally, If you wish to get in contact with us just call 0800 080 7997 alternatively, you can email us at: email@example.com or use our Free Stairlift Assessment Form on the right hand side.