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Stair Lifts Calgary

Do both your grandmother and grandfather have difficulties in climbing stairs? Do their physical conditions restrict them from moving? If your answers to these questions are yes, you need stair lifts in Calgary for your staircases.

When mobility issues become a challenge, we believe you shouldn’t be hindered from continuing to enjoy life to the fullest. The right stair lifts in your Calgary home means you can access all levels, indoors and outside so you stay more independent and remain in your home longer.

Advantage Home Health Solutions provides high quality stair lifts for Calgary seniors and others with mobility needs. Our stair lifts have easy-to-use controls and features that enhance safety and peace of mind.

More About the Benefits of Stair Lifts for Calgary Homes

Having Advantage Home Health Solutions install a stair lift in your Calgary home provides many advantages, including:

Stair Lifts in Calgary Homes Help Prevent Injuries
Accidental falls are one of the most common reasons for injuries at home. Fortunately, accidents on your stairs can be virtually eliminated with the help of a stair lift. You don’t need to worry about exhausting yourself as you climb or slip while descending a flight of stairs and adjustable armrests and safety belts ensure you won’t fall off while the stair lift moves.

Stair Lifts in Calgary Promote Independence
A stair lift gives you freedom for safe and easy access to the different levels of your home once again. Stair lifts provide the opportunity to enjoy everyday activities like having a bath in an upstairs bathroom, continuing to use your bedroom on the second floor or the laundry in the basement.

Stair Lifts Can be Adapted for Use on a Variety of Staircases
Stair lifts are designed to fit on any type of staircase whether curved, straight, or even if it has multiple landings. The stair lift can be positioned on either side of the staircase and some feature the ability to park it out of the way to allow others to use the stairs easily.

Choose Advantage Home Health Solutions for Stair Lifts in Your Calgary Home
Our primary goal is to provide the information, knowledge, and alternatives you need to make an informed decision to enhance your daily living. We have a wide selection of mobility products and daily living aids designed to meet the specific needs of each of our customers. Contact us today to learn more about the different stair lifts in our Calgary store and enjoy freedom and independence in your home.

Stairlift | FAQ’s

What's the minimum width for a stair lift?

There are no specific width requirements to install a stairlift. All stairs in Canada are built to specific codes and standard widths, which we know will permit the installation of a stairlift. There are no renovations required; we install the stairlift in the staircase you have to meet your specific requirements. You do not have to remove handrails for a stairlift installation if it is important to keep the handrail.  However if the handrail could be moved to the opposite side of the staircase, the stairlift could be installed closer to the wall.

What's the average cost of a stair lift?

Many factors can influence the price of a stairlift such as number of stairs, curves, stopping points, nearby availability of power sources. We will always determine the most suitable, safe and cost effective solution for your specific needs.

Some of the price ranges for stairlifts can be found on our website. You may also qualify for funding

Do you carry anything similar to acorn chair lifts for stairs?

We represent the most advanced products in the marketplace with excellent warranties.

For example, our straight stairlifts use a friction drive – very unique! Our customers have found it worthwhile to ask us why.

For curved stairlfits, what’s important is our PhotoSurvey system to determine the exact measurements of your staircase. With this system, your stairlift will be a perfect fit and provides a safe, smooth and comfortable ride to where you want to go.

Have a look at both straight and curved stairlifts for various types of settings.  We are sure to have a model of stairlift suitable for your needs, safety and budgetary requirements.

Is it possible to install a stair lift myself?

If you have a construction, technical or engineering type background, it’s possible. But there are a number of factors you should consider. 

On the YES side:

If it’s a straight stairlift, it’s possible:

  • If there’s a supplier (manufacturer or dealer) willing to support you with installation questions
  • If you have technical knowledge, good measurements and understanding of mathematical information to make the necessary calculations to get the right parts. What that means…. the rail length needs to be exactly right!

On the NO side:

  • It can be complex or confusing
  • You need the correct tools for cutting and joining the rails
  • Most stairlfit manufacturers do not provide warranty for self installed stair lifts
  • If the stairlfit has a breakdown, it could be difficult to find technical support
  • If it involves a stairlift with turns or curves, it will be challenging to provide the exact measurements to ensure a perfectly smooth and safe ride  – if the manufacturer will even accept your order!

We are sure to have a model of stairlift suitable for your needs, safety and budgetary requirements.

My stair lift is beeping. What could be wrong?

Here are some possibilities that could explain why your stair lift is beeping:

Power off, receptacle issues, tripped breaker, charger issues, dislodged from the charge strip, connection issue between charger and rail, not in locked position and therefore can’t use remote, seat not in lock position, obstruction, armrests not in down position, some safety issue that needs tending.

If your stair lift needs service, we’re happy to help. Just give us a call and we’ll do our best to help. If it’s not urgent, you can request more information or a service call here.

My stair lift will not move. What could be the problem?

There are several possibilities for a stairlift to not work:

  • key is missing or in  the incorrect (off) position
  • armrests in the up position (they need to be in the down position when using the toggle on the armrest)
  • there’s an obstacle such as a cane or shoe in the way
  • if it hasn’t been plugged in, it will need to be charged – but the batteries might also need to be replaced if they’re completely drained (dead)
  • batteries are drained from age or other reasons such as recent power outage.

If these ideas didn’t solve the issue, you may need a service call. Reach out by phone and call 403-460-5438 or request more information about stair lift service here.

How is a stairlift installed?

Stairlifts are attached to the stair treads – not the wall!

When installing a stair lift, we get as close to the wall or railing as possible. We take measurements specific to your stairs or we use our PhotoSurvey system for curved stairlifts.  Our curved rail system is manufactured specifically for your staircase.

A stairlift can typically be installed in a half day. We’ll always ensure the stair lift installation meets your needs for safety of the user as well as others in the home.

Find Out More About Stair Lifts… 

Ask us for a free, no obligation in-home assessment. Just fill out our information request and get a FREE consultation today.