Make Going Up and Down
Dangerous Stairs SAFE Again and Reclaim Your Freedom with a Stair Lift

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No More Worrying About Your Loved Ones

For the children of aging parents, the daily worry of if their parent continues to be healthy and not trapped is a daily anxiety. You make life easier for everyone around, understanding the stairs now are much safer than before, and can considerably reduce this worry by adding a stair lift to the home,.

Make Living Every Day MuchEasier and Less Painful

With failing hips and knees, going up and down stairs could be very distressing for several folks. A new elevator turns something you need to do multiple times per day instead of a painful one, into an enjoyable experience, and makes that procedure entirely pain-free. A fresh elevator will make your everyday life easier.

Potentially Avoid Breaking Bones

The stairs are just one of the very most dangerous spots in your house, plus just one drop can lead to a serious injury which will greatly hinder you for years. You can add many additional years to your life, and enjoy your family and grandkids for much more by preventing falling on the stairs. Avoid breaking a hip, knee or spine with a fall down the staircase.


Does having to take the stairs at home make you wish you had the same alternative to take the elevator whenever you are in a public place just like you do?

Does the additional assist you to supply your elderly parent or dependent seem overwhelming and too risky when it comes to following them down and up the stairs?

Individuals living in Rockville neighborhoods rely on our capable professionals, because we focus on security and accuracy when installing your stairlift and can fit it within a couple of hours or within a day depending on your staircase.

You’ll wish you had done it earlier, once you experience life with a stairlift.

For many people dwelling in Rockville, dealing with pain or an injury or getting up a flight of stairs may become an immense chore. The emotional effects can begin influencing every part of your life and are debilitating. Those who have had a stairlift installed recognize that they have to self-limit themselves and suffer the effects of changing their behavior to manage the chore.

Many, who continue with no solution, even begin to experience other negative effects that are detrimental health. These effects aren’t merely directly related to the immobility.

If you have found that you are not steady on your feet or that you’re altering the way you scale your stairs, then you are already making your life harder than it must be.

The happiness we experience in life, because we feel like we are in control is increased by addressing issues and we are removing hurdles that could endanger us.

Choose to set the thoughts of friends and family members at ease.

We worry about people who are closest to us. Peace of mind is an important element of residing in an emotionally supportive manner. What happens to your own body, including the apprehension that you experience together with the loss of your mobility and freedom changes people you adore, and that includes friends, neighbors, colleagues and family.

For many loved ones, it pains them to see you endure and they would like you to make this part of your life easier.

When you’ve got a stairlift properly installed by our Rockville team, then your family members can stop envisioning the worst when you are alone at home. They can feel more reassured that you are getting about your house and they can put to rest the concept of placing you into an unfamiliar setting at a care facility.

By giving your nearest and dearest peace of mind, you can stay at home as well as your family may enjoy the time with you, since you will have fewer things to worry about.

Our Rockville staff understands how important it is to get your questions answered and is available right now to give you the support and assistance enable you to move around again and you must make an informed decision.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) How sturdy are these lifts to install?

The sturdiness of the chair construction and course of a stairlift can fluctuate so that it's not bad to do a little bit of assignments. As a way to find out how sturdy a stairlift is, make sure it is powerful enough for the most significant user by comparing maximum weight capacities. Some companies maintain that the most durable in the business is the model that offers the heaviest weight capacity at 400 lbs.. Heavier duty versions require more sturdy tracks and larger batteries. Most elevators are designed to fit passengers who weigh 250 pounds or less. Heavy-duty versions cost more so be sure to get the model that matches the individual who will use the stairlift. Always check whether the producer has an established reputation for strong, safe and well-made products.

2) How fast do stairlifts go?

Normally the speed ranges from 13.78 feet per minute to 29.53 feet per minute with the speed varying with the rider's weight, all within the recommended industry standard. The most rate in the US is 40 feet per minute. Units can come with an emergency brake safety feature in case you feel out of control descending. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers manages the standards for stairs chair lifts for matters of public safety, including speed under ASME A18.1.. Some makers offer a changeable speed of 0 to 38 feet per minute.

3) Can a stair lift go around corners?

Yes. Although straight stairlifts are generally not as expensive, curved stairlifts can be custom built to fit any stairway. Modern rail layouts to suit your lifestyle, leaving a lot of room for individuals to walk the stairs up and down easily, and effortlessly can help the stairlift travel around corners closely, comfortably.

4) Is there any permanent damage when installing one of these lifts?

No. One of the reasons that the stairlifts are attached to the stairway is to shield your Rockville home from damage related to setup. The few screws attached to the stairlifts can be handled by the treads of the stairs. The holes are not difficult to cover. The carpet will even have holes in it. The complete value of your house won't depreciate. Realtors used to urge that a stairlift be removed prior to putting your house in the marketplace, nonetheless given increased life expectancy, should you plan on selling your home, this isn't any longer the case.

5) Can you apply for one of these lifts if you are on disability?

Someone qualifies for Social Security disability benefits when they have worked in a job that was covered by Social Security and have a health condition which meets their definition of handicap. Benefits may be insured in case you're on handicap or injured. Since SSI is a needs-based program and an SSI recipient must have limited income and resources, eligibility for the Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS) allows a person who has a disability to achieve an occupational objective. The money that is set aside under a PASS could be used for anything that contributes to an occupational goal and may be used to cover home modifications via an SSI savings strategy. You will learn more about PASS through your Maryland Social Security Administration office or call toll free 800 772 1213.

6) Does the VA cover the cost and installation of lifts?

According to AARP, a couple of grants are offered by The Department of Veterans Affairs to qualified veterans with disabilities for safety developments in the residence. Those include: the Home Improvements and Structural Alternations (HISA) Grant; The Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant; along with the Special Dwelling Variation (SHA) grant. Upon qualification, a veteran can receive both a HISA grant and either SHA or a SAH grant. Contact the form 10-0103 to apply for the HISA grant. Contact the VA and ask for VA form 26-4555 to submit an application for SHA or SAH grant. For advice on all benefits call 1 800 827 1000.

7) Is there any way to sell the equipment when we are done with it?

Yes. There are suppliers and producers that offer buy back programs. Many of them are going to remove the unwanted raise also. Lots of people want to buy reconditioned stairlifts, or so the demand is there. Many buyers hate to buy directly from a seller, because they need to have it checked out by a professional to ascertain how well it functions and whether it will work on their stairway. Certain versions sell simpler than many others.

8) Can you build one of these yourselves?

It really depends upon your practical know how. It is an extremely daunting process. It's possible for you to find used stairlifts and save yourself from the hassle that is inherent and potential risks of building one yourself. Some designs are offered online, however, without the right tools, materials and welding knowledge, this approach might take quite a while to build plus a lot of concerns. Also, when you compare design plans that are shared for a stairlift to buying a tried-and-true tested model that is, a home made version can not compete with commercial models as much as appearance and compactness. It is a solid way to go. Also, remember safety is really a headache for anyone who is going to rely on the lift, so it's vital that you do regular checking and thorough testing of your handiwork.

9) Does it increase or decrease the value of my home?

The entire worth of your home will not depreciate. If you plan on selling your Rockville home, realtors used to advocate that a stairlift be removed prior to placing your house on the Maryland market, however given increased life expectancy, this isn't any longer the case. You may also completely remove the stairlift with no signs of installment when you want or need it or move. Realtors can list that the stairlift is a high utility value for disabled people and that the house is appropriate for living that is reachable independent and if a purchaser wants it removed, then they offer that possibility.

10) How much do they weigh?

The units are hefty, which is one of the reasons we don't recommend trying to install them yourself. The lightest units on the market weigh 165-180 pounds installed (seat and track). Some units weight over 250 pounds installed. Trails and seat collections come in various sizes and shapes and are made of several types of materials depending on its best characteristics and the model.

11) How are they powered?

When you're not using the stairlift, you can conserve energy by turning it away with the remote also. Stairlifts come in both battery powered (D/C) and electrical (A/C) models. One factor is whether you reside in a region that experiences lots of power outages, because you don't need to be stranded mid-lift during a thunderstorm. (Nonetheless, ask the maker about the backup power system which should be included in your model.) Also, consider the cost of replacing the life of the battery and the battery. Normally, determined by the brand, it costs $30-$160 to replace the battery or batteries . While some favor electrical models for reasons that range from battery life to some apparatus problems particular to battery models, others favor battery-powered stairlifts, because they are able to lead to lower electric bills, although the expense of the electricity to operate the stairlift has been considered negligible by most manufacturers. Since the battery version has a wall plug to maintain the battery charged you don't have to plug in a battery charger after every use. Another thing to consider is the way inclined the user is, wires need to be disconnected and reconnected to add the new battery and because the seat and housing on some versions have to be removed. Request directions and see whether it is something that youwill wish to replace yourself. We'd be very happy to assist you. Make sure there's a plug within several feet of the lift, in the event you choose an electric version. No special outlets are needed.

12) How much do electric stair lifts cost in Rockville?

Used electrical-powered stairlifts can begin at about $1,299.00, while battery powered stairlifts can begin at about $1,399.00 in Maryland. Both models are comparably priced when you get them new. The cost difference is minimal initially. In the long run, electrical-powered stairlifts may cost you less, if you factor in the amount of replacement and maintenance batteries. Frequently, although there are batteries which are fairly easy to install determined by the model, it is recommended to have the battery replaced rather than attempt to replace it yourself. Most batteries are rated to last for around 3,200 one way trips, but the life of the battery really depends on how frequently you use the stairlift.

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