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Are Used Stair Lifts a Good Deal?

Absolutely! Used stair lifts can be a great deal in many cases, but some deals should be considered with caution. Much like any other used item, the company or individual you are purchasing a used stair lift from is one of the most important factors. You can evaluate whether or not to purchase a used

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Purchasing an Affordable Stair Lift in 2021

Affordable stair lifts are always in demand. Finding a cost effective way to stay in the home that you love is a priority for many older homeowners. However, the cost of a stair lift can make it difficult for some to afford, causing them to look for cheaper, more affordable stair lifts. Many individuals begin

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Stair Lift Price Quotes

Stair Lift Price Quotes After considering whether a stair lift is the right solution for your home, often the next step is finding out how much one costs. The exact cost of a stair lift can sometimes be difficult to track down, as the cost of a stair lift in your home can vary, depending

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Choosing the Best Wheelchair Lift

Choosing the Best Wheelchair Lift for Your Home or Business If you need wheelchair access for your home or business, a wheelchair lift is often a great solution. Many homes and businesses do not have the space needed for a wheelchair ramp, as ramps require one foot of length for every inch of rise or

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Holiday Safety

The holidays are usually a time to gather with friends and family and enjoy moments spent together. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has altered or put many family plans on hold. Without the assistance of visiting family members, many seniors are wondering how they will accomplish tasks around the house. Additionally, families who have a senior coming to

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Options HME’s COVID-19 Precautions

Options HME’s COVID-19 Precautions March and April of 2020 was an uncertain time for many. With COVID-19 arriving in full force and many wondering what the months ahead would look like, many families were concerned for their safety and limited their exposure by staying home and avoiding interactions with others. Thankfully, healthcare professionals have continued

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Nursing Home Alternatives

Nursing Home Alternatives COVID-19 has made the decision between living at home or moving into nursing home care even more complex. Many seniors and their families are very hesitant to consider a nursing home because of the health concerns, limited family time, and cost that COVID-19 has brought to the nursing home environment. However, there

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Installing an Outlet for a Stair Lift

It is not necessary to install an outlet for the vast majority of stair lift installations. Since modern stair lifts plug into a standard outlet, we are typically able to make one of your existing outlets work. However, in some instances, an outlet is not nearby and would require the use of a longer cord,

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Stair Lift Installation

Stair lift installation can be very simple or quite complex, depending on the stair lift model and the stairs it is being installed on. Every stair lift installation requires the same essential steps:   Measurement Stair Lift & Stairway Preparation Assembly & Fitting Mounting Final Adjustments & Testing Measurement One of the most important parts

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Stair Lift Price Guide

Stair Lift Price Guide New Stair Lifts $2700 – $4000 Backed by both a warranty on parts and warranty on labor. Available from a number of manufacturers. Include top of the line safety and ease of use features. See New Stair Lifts Used Stair Lifts $2000 – $2700 Used stair lifts are lifts that have

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DIY Stair Lifts

Considering the cost of a stair lift, you may be thinking about installing it yourself. The cost of a new stair lift after installation can range from $2000 to $4000. The company that the lift is purchased from has a big impact on the cost of the lift itself, as well as the cost of the installation. Installing a stair lift yourself has its benefits, but also its shortcomings.

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History of Stairlifts

Believe it or not, the history of stair lifts begins in 1500 with King Henry VIII of England. After suffering from a jousting accident, the King became nearly immobilized and unable to climb the steps in Whitehall Palace. Henry VIII’s stair lift differed vastly from the stair lifts we know today as it required numerous

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