Through Floor Lifts:
Domestic lifts in the home provide freedom for wheelchair users and senior members alike. Safety, comfort and ergonomics are the key factors that our disabled lifts are built around as each disabled lift is tailor made for every customer.
All our disabled lifts are made with pioneering lift technology and comply with British Standard BS 5900 as well as every lift being fitted with the Pollock Fire Response System to ensure the users safety.
We offer various types of disabled through-floor lifts, to read about each click on the links below:
Typical features of a through floor lift includes:
- self-levelling mechanism
- strong lightweight aluminium frame
- hydraulic or traction drive system
- easy access ramp for wheelchair users
- call stations
- light with time out delay
- large easy to use controls
- in car lowering
- vision panels
- interior mirrors and grab handles.
Why choose a Through-Floor Lift?
Through floor lifts are the perfect option to have in your home. Especially if a traditional stair lift will not fit your requirements.
They are very similar to a wheelchair lift or a vertical platform lift. However they allow the user to travel upwards from floor to floor. Domestic lifts or elevators allow the user to have the freedom to reach upper levels of their home without assistance. As a result, the users find them useful and appreciate them a lot.
These lifts are perfect for those who require the use of a wheelchair. They are also perfect for the elderly who want more ‘security’ than found with a traditional stairlift. So, to help you decide which lift is right for you, we provide the information required for you to make the decision.
Should the individual choose a through-floor lift, they can be used to travel up through approximately two floors. So, they are usually suitable for every house. Also, they are equipped with a remote control device to be able to control the where the lift is. Through floor lifts are the perfect way for a wheelchair user or less able person to reach a bedroom or bathroom without needing additional assistance. Although as a result, they cost more money to install.
Personalised Through-Floor Lifts
Not all Through-Floor Stairlifts are the same, because you can add a variety of different features to fit your individual needs. For example, see exactly how personalised you can make your lift below.
If the stairlift user feels they would benefit from a through floor lift instead of a traditional stair lift. It is worth noting that a seat can still be installed as a safety feature on a through floor lift. Thus, the user can get the best of both worlds. They are also often installed in locations that cannot justify or accommodate the installation of a stair lift or similar type of disabled lift. The engineers install these lifts so they don’t take up too much space in the home. They also ensure that the lifts come built with safety features in mind. So, you shouldn’t have any safety concerns.
Furthermore, A wheelchair is able to be secured on the platform which often has gates in place to keep the wheelchair secured. The lift also boasts easy to use controls to ensure the user always feels at ease while travelling up and down floors. As a result, you are likely to feel more relaxed knowing that you have control.
In order for the lift to match the user’s home, many companies allow the user to pick the colour scheme of the lift. As a result, your home will still look great. In addition to superficial appearance, you can add additional safety features. For example you could install features such as alarm buttons and an external power supply.
A professional will take precise measurements, work out the expected load of the lift and calculate all the necessary costs. So this means that through floor lifts, are all unique to their own location!
Through-Floor Lift Manufacturers
Examples of stair lift companies include Pollock Lifts, Wessex Medical Lifts and Terry Lifts. Pollock Lifts are pioneered to return the lift to the first floor automatically if there is a fire. Whereas, Wessex Medical Lifts offer a free standing design which does not require a load bearing wall. Your door opening and internal controls may be either left or right and can be changed from side to side. Thus, this enables you to relocate the lift. Additionally, Terry Lifts have employed an ingenious car design. As a result, the lift is only fractionally larger on the outside than it is on the inside. You will find that this fits your home really well because it makes the most of the room provided. As a result this can sway users to buy a through-floor lift through Terry Lifts.
In order to be sure that a through floor lift is the right option for you, please contact one of our advisors today on 0800 080 7997 and arrange a free stairlift assessment. Also, remember that you receive no added charge for our services.
Finally, if you wish to get in contact with us just call 0800 080 7997 alternatively, you can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or use our Free Stairlift Assessment Form on the right hand side.