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Make Living Every DayEasier and Hurt Less

Going up and down stairs could be incredibly debilitating for several people with failing knees and hips. A fresh elevator makes that procedure totally pain-free, and turns something you have to do multiple times in a day into an enjoyable encounter, instead of a painful one. A new lift will make your daily life much more easy.

Be able to Remain in Your Oakland House for Much Longer

With a fresh stair lift you’ll be able to stay in your own Oakland house for much longer, without needing to go to a brand new and unfamiliar place. It makes going up and down the stairs certainly will let you stay in the California home you love for years more than you normally could, and every day a pleasure activity rather than a distressing one.

No More Worrying About Your Loved Ones safety

For the kids of aging parents, the daily worry of if their parent is not trapped and still healthy is a daily anxiety. By adding a stair lift to the house, you can considerably reduce this worry, and make life easier for everyone around, knowing the stairs now are considerably safer than before.


Does having to take the staircase at home make you wish you’d the same option to take the elevator whenever you are in a public place, just like you do?

Does the extra assist you to supply your aged parent or dependent appear too risky and overwhelming when it comes to accompanying them down and up the stairs?

Individuals residing in Oakland neighborhoods rely on our qualified professionals, because we focus on accuracy and security can match it within a day or within a few hours depending on your own stairs and when installing your stairlift.

Keep your Autonomy in California, as the stairway don’t have to limit which part of the house you go to.

No one likes to feel weak. Suddenly needing to deal with limiting your movements as a consequence of a disability or elderly age can make you lose your confidence. It can decrease the quality of your life. In order to quit letting those stairs ruin your day, that’s not needed with new technologies that can be installed in your home.

Plenty of people face the tough choice of the best way to continue enjoy greater rates of dignity and to live comfortably in their own home when facing mobility limitations. Even if our bodies change with age, our want to help you to get about and live an independent lifestyle sticks with us.

Getting to your own comfortable bed or having to wait around for someone to help you in routine jobs can take its toll. In fact, it is one of the core values that health professionals focus on, making sure that they maintain esteem and a sense of dignity for a loved one.

No wonder, the desire for dignity and esteem actually grows more powerful when someone becomes ill, disabled, or challenged with freedom issues.

It’s not impossible that you’ve already determined to live at home, rather than an assisted living facility, despite having to confront a disability or age-related challenge coming your way.

Perhaps you’re unfamiliar with installing a stairlift can help you keep your accessibility to each area of your home.

We desire to help you maintain your freedom so you don’t have to move away from the Oakland home you love.

Decide to put the thoughts of family members and friends at ease.

We worry about people who are closest to us. Peace of mind is an essential part of dwelling in an emotionally supportive way. What occurs to your own body, for example, apprehension that you expertise with the loss of your mobility and freedom affects people you adore, and that includes co-workers, neighbors, family and friends.

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

When you have a stairlift correctly installed by our Oakland team, then your loved ones can stop envisioning the worst when you are alone at home. They are able to feel more assured that you are getting around your home and they can put to rest the idea of putting you into an unknown setting at a care facility.

You can stay in your house by giving your nearest and dearest peace of mind as well as your family can enjoy the time with you, since you’ll have fewer things to worry about.

All of us need to be mindful in our lives and that means paying attention to our present needs. If you are ready to fit a stairlift into your Oakland home, without changing the character of your home, our California team is ready to install one in your house immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Can you build one of these yourselves?

It certainly depends upon your practical know how. It's an extremely daunting process. Because their stairs are excessively narrow to use the ones in the marketplace, some people decide to create a homemade stairlift or they are attempting to work on a tight budget. Some designs are offered online, nevertheless, without the right tools, materials and welding knowledge, this strategy might take plenty of problems plus quite a while to build. Additionally, when you compare layout plans that are common for a stairlift to purchasing a tried and true tested model, a homemade variant and commercial models can not compete as much as compactness and appearance. It is a rugged strategy to use. Also, remember safety is a real concern for anybody who's going to rely on the raise, so it is crucial that you do thorough testing and frequent checking of your handiwork.

2) How are you supposed to run power to a stair lift?

Electric power (AC) stairlifts demand a grounded normal 110v/20 amp outlet found at or close to the bottom or top of the stairs. Plug in the DC powered stairlift when it's not being used to recharge the battery. There are additionally DC powered units that empower the batteries to constantly charge while the stairlift uses the DC power from the batteries. The charger unit will convert the voltage to DC. If there is a power outage, the battery used stairlift will continue to run until it runs out of power. In case the transformer burns out, the DC stairlift is not going to run and you also must have the charger.

3) How sturdy are these lifts to install?

The sturdiness of the seat assembly and track of a stairlift can vary so it's good to do some assignments. Some companies claim that the toughest in the industry is the model that offers the heaviest weight capacity at 400 lbs.. Heavier duty models require bigger batteries and more sturdy trails. Most lifts are made to fit passengers who weigh 250 pounds or less. Heavy-duty versions cost more so make sure you get the model that fits the person who will use the stairlift. Always check whether the manufacturer has an established reputation for sturdy, safe and well-made products.

4) 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 lift also. Many buyers hate to purchase straight from a seller, because they need to have it checked out by a professional to ascertain how well it works and whether it'll work on their stairway. Certain models sell not more difficult than many others.

5) How are these lifts fitted?

Making your purchase can entail an excellent deal of effort, time and decision-making once you consider which features matter most to you and all the multiple types of stairlifts that are accessible to you that will best suit your needs. After you've decided, fitting the lift entails making certain that the best attention is given to the system fitting properly so that you don't have to worry about its safety or reliability. Your best option is to have it fit by licensed Oakland professionals. These certified professionals measure the step heights and pitch angle to achieve accuracy. The professional will visit the site--indoor or outdoor--and determine the stairlift can fit your stairway. They are going to fasten the track to the stairs with supports fixed to the stairs. Often people wonder if it is connected to the wall, but the stairlift is right fitted via the floor covering of the stairs. In case the stairwell is removed, your staircase is free of damage.

6) Does health insurance cover equipment cost and installation of a lift?

Because they are dwelling adjustments, not durable medical equipment, Medicare will not cover setup costs and stairlift equipment. Durable medical equipment comprises elevators that are used to help a patient in out of a seat or bed. In California, persons with limited financial resources may be qualified for the California Medicaid COPES Waiver, recently replaced by the Community First Choice Alternative. It enables individuals who need nursing home level care to receive that care at home and supports independent living, including coverage for home modifications. Family may be compensated for providing caregiving support. As stated by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), some private health insurance providers may offer financial assistance for some home modifications in the event the elevator is recognized as a medical necessity. It is best to review insurance policies that are different. Some private health or long-term care insurance can help pay for limited house modifications. Check with your Oakland insurance carrier to review coverage choices.

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

No. One of the reasons that the stairlifts are attached to the stairs is to shield your Oakland dwelling from damage related to installation. The few screws attached to the stairlifts can be handled by the treads of the stairs. The holes are not difficult to cover. The entire worth of your house will not depreciate. Realtors used to advocate that a stairlift be removed prior to placing your house on the market, however given increased life expectancy if you plan on selling your home, this is not any longer the case. You may even completely remove the stairlift with no signs of installment when you no longer want or need it or move.

8) Can these be used on carpeted floors?

Lifts can be installed on all forms of flooring (carpeting, concrete, tile, marble, linoleum, or bare wooden stairs). The truth is, most professionally installed stairlifts cost between $500 and $1,000 for the labor given a variety of variables based on the difficulty of the occupation. Installers can screw right through the carpeting. All you will see is the tops of the screws through the supporting brackets underneath the rail. Because the aluminum processors are very difficult to remove from the carpets, the paths do not cut inside the house. One thing that pros mention is that if your carpeting will probably need replacing in the next FIVE years, before you have a stairlift installed you may want to replace it. Otherwise, you'll have to factor in the cost of uninstalling and re installing the stairlift.

9) Why are they so expensive to install?

Most importantly, they contain regular care and help you every step of the way. Professional installation is significantly more economical in the long-run with regards to warranty, service and long-term care because they may be trained to follow security measures and experienced at installation. The installer is getting paid to properly install your unit in order you don't face serious dangers that do result when an inexperienced individual opens the manual for the first time and installs a stairlift. A Oakland professional also knows how to make sure that the stairlift follows fire exit demands, how to ensure the charger connections are working properly to avoid serious injuries, and ensure that all the proper operating attributes are enabled. The price you pay to really have a trained and trusted technician ensures your security as well as the longevity of your purchase. Also, setup includes lifting a reasonable quantity of weight. Many setups can be completed in a couple of hours by a professional.

10) What types of financing are available if insurance doesn't cover home modifications?

Depending on your own medical condition, there are several programs that help make the house modification cheaper. 1. The Fall Prevention Centre of Excellence lists government grants which are offered for home modifications. 2. Contact the National Council on Independent Living Center (703) 525-3406 on getting capital and referral services in your town. 3. You may also contact the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) which is part of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to make an application for a loan to pay for your stairlift through a mortgage insurance program. Call (202) 708-1112. 4. It might reassure you to understand that if your insurance doesn't cover the price, several of the stairlift manufacturers have partnered with banks to provide funding options, including monthly payment choices and loans. 5. There are other options to think about. The Internal Revenue Service may determine that your home alteration qualifies for tax deductions. Phone the Internal Revenue Service to determine if you're able to deduct the price of installing your stairlift. IRS Publication 502 is a good resource that will assist you to estimate whether altering your staircase qualifies you to deduct it as a medical expense. You may also phone them at (800) 829-1040. 6. Some Area Agency of Aging use resources from the Older Americans Act Title III to change homes, should you qualify. It's possible for you to call them toll free at 877 866 2476 or visit

11) How much would a cheap one cost?

You can likely find a stairlift that is affordable for about $1,000, but we also recommend you be cautious of scams. Many people soon learned that there were defects in the unit and have bought a unit that was very affordable once they got them home or they did not work properly. Quality is essential because you might wind up spending a lot more to keep an economical purchase. As a way to find a reasonable option, consider purchasing used models or renting one. Scroll through this page to see our guidance on searching for affordable units and finance choices.

12) Are there any good options for used or recycled lifts in my area?

Yes. Stairlifts that are reconditioned and recycled are an alternative and are available. Custom designed curved stairlifts are less easy to resell, since the angles around the curves really should be an extremely close match. Otherwise, a recycled stairlift is fundamentally good only because it's used and offers lots of edges. Many California stairlift firms buy back stairlifts and resell them used. A used stairlift resold and may have been removed, as the man who depended on the lift improved within their condition, they went, or the demand for it was temporary. They cost significantly less than new models. Be sure you ask some questions when purchasing a lift that is used. Ask about their weight and the prior owner /height demands. We advise that you really do not purchase one that is 10 years old, because that model is close to retirement. Ask mechanical questions regarding the condition of the battery, the working condition of the tracks the raise, and its own motor. You can shorten the span of tracks if needed, as stated before. However, be sure to stick to quite a measured approach for cutting tracks, because a mistake will cost you.

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