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Buyer's Guide Bathing Aids Adjustable Beds Recliner Chairs Mobility Scooters Stairlifts Hearing Aids Buying A Stairlift How to look for a stairlift A stairlift can give a person back their independence, enabling an individual with mobility problems to get up and down the stairs without difficulty or at risk of falling. While stairlifts offer numerous Firstly, you should consider your current benefits, choosing a suitable wants and how these might change over the coming years. Think about one can often be difficult. what features would be most beneficial As a stairlift is an expensive for you. Do you need a wheelchair purchase, most people want stairlift or one operated with a joystick to get the best value device for example? from a quality company. Safety is a key consideration so make Talking to someone who already has a sure the stairlift comes with security stairlift is often a good idea as they have features and is made by a reputable company.The two main types of first-hand experience of the benefits of stairlifts are straight stairlifts and curved the mobility aid. stairlifts, with various models available for all types of stairs. maintenance and how long it will take Visiting a showroom can also provide to install. consumers with a better idea of what As the name suggests, straight stairlifts stairlift they should consider buying, only work on a straight staircase or Having a family member or friend on series of steps, while a curved stairlift hand when the sales person comes while flicking through brochures can is able to travel around bends and around can also be a good idea as they help people learn more about products. might think of a question which you along landings and half landings. It is important to ensure that you purchase forgot to ask. As it’s a big decision, it Although there are numerous can also be beneficial to have a chat companies which sell stairlifts, the right mobility device for your stairs to ensure that it works well. with the family member or friend about contacting each of them for information the product after the visit as they can can be time consuming, especially if When deciding what stairlift suits you, it offer their opinion on the device. you just want to weigh up your options. is also important to consider the chair. There are various chairs available and While the visit is taking place, the By using MobilityCompare, consumers these should be comfortable and easy sales person should make a thorough are given the opportunity to highlight to get in and out of. assessment of staircase dimensions and the needs of the user. This should their exact needs, which are then factor in any quirks, such as a half- matched with suitable items, enabling What to expect from a sales landing, and how easy it will be for you you to compare prices, the functions visit? to get on and off the stairlift or if you will and the advantages of different stairlifts. need assistance. After weighing up options, the next step What sort of stairlift would is arranging a visit from stairlift company The sales person should provide you suit you? representatives. Make a list of any with a written quotation for the entire questions you might have beforehand cost of the stairlift, including installation. Deciding what stairlift will suit you will so that you are fully prepared when the Take time to think about the offer and depend on your needs and the style of representative visits. Consider asking don’t be pressurised into a sale before stairs you have. about warranties, additional benefits, talking to other companies. Mobility Compare is owned and operated by Attinger Jack Interactive Ltd 4th Floor, River House | 143-145 Farringdon Road | London, EC1R 3AB firstname.lastname@example.org an easier choice ph: 0207 520 1580. Buyer's Guide Bathing Aids Adjustable Beds Recliner Chairs Mobility Scooters Stairlifts Hearing Aids Buying 1 As stairlifts are not a common purchase, it can be difficult to know if you are making the right decision. However, there are a number of things you should tips? consider when buying a stairlift which can help make your purchase a success. Firstly make sure the stairlift is made to measure. 2 To find stairlifts that suit your Stairs come in different shapes and sizes, meaning needs, use the MobilityCompare a stairlift needs to be made to measure in order to fit site to compare stairlifts www.mobilitycompare.co.uk perfectly. 3 Similarly, make sure the stairlift company is considering your personal shape, size and needs. As the stairlift will play a key role in helping you get 4 around your home, it is important that you know someone who can fix it quickly if something happens to it. A 24 hour call out service can offer peace of mind and can ensure that your stairlift is up and running as fast as possible if something does go wrong. Also weight up the warranty options - a two year warranty is usually best. Mobility Compare is owned and operated by Attinger Jack Interactive Ltd 4th Floor, River House | 143-145 Farringdon Road | London, EC1R 3AB email@example.com an easier choice ph: 0207 520 1580.
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