As the name suggests, home lifts are advanced mobility systems that transport physically disabled and aged wheelchair users up a flight of steps. These lifts provide easy access to different parts of their home or place of business and are indeed a long-term investment. Home lift is available in various models and can be installed inside or outside the house. They are also available as ‘open' and ‘enclosed' models.
Residential home lifts include vertical home lifts, inclined home lifts, and portable home lifts. Vertical platform lifts come with platforms of different sizes and offer smooth movement from floor to floor. Inclined home lifts or home lifts are designed to fit turning stairways with intermediate landings. A portable home lift can be carried along anywhere and ensures accessibility to many sites including stages and platforms.
Home lifts are advantageous in that they are flexible, easy to install, easy to maintain, and easily customizable to suit your specific needs. They have excellent safety features and provide access to multi-level stairs. They feature user-friendly operation, don't take much space, and are durable, quiet, and comfortable.
Most of the residential home lifts as well as commercial home lifts come with standard features, such as constant pressure on-board controls enable easy movement of lift and ensure smooth operation, key lock controls prevent unauthorized usage of home stair lift, 3 drive systems, door interlocks, safety brakes, auto-folding ramp keeps the lift folded when not in use, emergency stop button on car allows the user to stop the lift in case of an emergency, non-skid platform prevents any kind of injury that may result from slips and falls, automatic battery recharging system, audio visual alarm, etc.
In the market, a wide range of home lifts are available to choose from. Before choosing one, it is necessary for the user to know all details about the product. While buying a home lift, users should take care to select the models that fulfill their requirements. They should ensure that the models are compatible with their wheelchairs. The most important factors to be considered while purchasing are the maintenance cost, safety features, and availability of spare parts. It is advisable to go for the brand that comes with maintenance services.