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Stairlifts Northallerton

How to Effectively Choose a Home Stair Lift

Looking up those stairs to your target landing spot can be daunting when you need a little assistance. A home stair lift from Stair Lifts Northallerton can certainly help you there. But many are unnecessarily intimidated by choosing a home stairlift. There are just a few basic elements to understand before purchasing a stair lift. Then once you have carefully contemplated these elements, you are home free.

Elements of Consideration Prior to Purchasing a StairLift:

Type of Staircase Involved:

The first thing you need to survey is the staircase that you will be using the chairlift on. Is the staircase straight to the target or does it curve? This is the first most important thing to consider because there are two different types of stair lift. One is straight and one is suitable for curved staircases.

The Main Difference Between Straight and Curved Varieties of Stair Lifts:

The straight stair lift is your bog standard variety. It goes one way up to the target landing and it goes down. That’s it, nothing too fancy. The curved stairlift however can do some nifty tricks and truthfully is the one most purchased. This is because it’s made to make stops, go different speeds and most importantly — it’s made for curves and corners. Most people’s homes do not have a straight staircase. There is at the very least, one landing that you have to negotiate and two turns before you hit your target landing.

Consider the Size of the User:

If the user has mobility issues and has a larger than average build—you have to consider that. The size of the chair lift and the weight of the rider are all factors. Every stairlift from Stairlifts Northallerton comes with a standard chair but custom fits may have to be made according to the rider’s dimensions. This may run you a bit more money. But we have some great deals and a variety to choose from.


Call Us For All Types Of Stair Lifts In Northallerton – 01609 510181

Stairlifts Northallerton

Do Stairlifts Have Any Limitations?

Other Types of Lifts:

We offer the best in perch lifts for those who have issues with bending their knees and weather proof lifts for outdoor steps. There is rarely any stairlift that Stair Lifts Northallerton don’t have or can’t find. We have state of the art stair lifts with swivel seats, fold up foot plates and armrests. They are super sturdy because they don’t hook up to the wall. They hook up to the stair treads. So, there is never any need to worry about an accident.

Choices in Power:

You may want to consider either a battery or an electric stair lift. Battery power will work if the person should find themselves alone and with a power outage. We have choices that will charge either at the base or anywhere along the tread.


Purchasing a stair lift doesn’t have to be complicated. Chairlifts Northallerton make it super easy and with a knowledgeable and friendly staff — you have no worries at all. It can be done fast, easy and to customer specifications.

Stairlift Repairs Northallerton

Do you have an issue with your current stairlift? We can help!

You may already have a lift in your home and just need to find stairlift repairs Northallerton and someone who can service your stairlift.

We provide a quick service and will give you honest advice about how easy it is to repair your stairlift and the cost involved.

Any issues or repairs – call us: 01609 510181

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