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					                                                                                                                  Buyer's Guide
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Buying A
Recliner Chair
How to look for a recliner chair
Many people with back problems can find sitting in a
chair for any length of time uncomfortable. A recliner
chair can be a good solution for people with back
problems, or for those with muscle weakness or
mobility problems.


Over the past few years,                                recliner chairs tend to have a high seat    would suit you and your needs best.
recliner chairs have become                             and need to be located near to a power
                                                        socket to ensure that they can work.        Before the visit takes place it’s
much more stylish and it is                             Electric recliner chairs are generally      important that you clearly assess your
now possible to buy leather                             controlled by a handset which may           needs and wants. For example, do you
recliner chairs, which can be                           have push buttons or a rocker switch.       need to be able to adjust the back and
a fashionable addition to your                                                                      footrest separately or would you like a
home.                                                   Other options include chair beds, which     style option like a leather recliner chair?
                                                        look like a bed but can be electronically
Before buying a recliner chair, it is                   changed to assume the shape of a            Make a list of any questions you might
important to do some research. If any                   chair, and riser recliner chairs. As        have before the visit takes place. This
                                                        well as reclining, these feature a seat     will help ensure that you don’t forget to
of your friends or family have recliner
                                                        lift. Often the whole chair rises which     ask any important questions while the
chairs, ask them for their advice and                                                               sales representative is there.
try out their seats to see if you have a
preference for any particular style.                                                                As the sales visit takes place, the
                                                                                                    representative should make a full
It is also beneficial to have a flick                                                               assessment of your needs and talk to
through a catalogue or visit a showroom                                                             you about your options. He or she could
as this will help give you a better idea                                                            also take measurements to ensure that
of the types of recliner chairs available.                                                          the company supplies a chair with the
                                                                                                    correct seat height, width and length
Mobility Compare can also help you                                                                  and may also factor in where the chair
                                                        makes it much easier for the user to get    could be located, especially if you plan
find a suitable recliner chair. With the
                                                        in and out of a chair.                      on buying an electric recliner chair.
website, you just highlight your needs
and Mobility Compare will provide you                   Recliner chairs generally feature           By the end of the visit, the representative
with a list of suitable chairs.                         leg rests, which help support your          should be able to provide you with an
                                                        calves. On some recliners, the leg          idea of what products the company has
What sort of recliner chair                             rest operates simultaneously with           which might suit you and the cost of
                                                        the backrest, while on others the two       each item.
would suit you?                                         operate independently, which can be
                                                        better for people who need to elevate       It’s important to take your time
Deciding what recliner chair will suit                  their legs while sitting up.                and not rush into a purchase. Take
you will depend on your needs, budget                                                               a few days to think about it and
and style.                                                                                          consider asking other recliner
                                                        What to expect from a sales
                                                                                                    chair companies to speak to you
It is possible to buy manual or electric                visit?                                      about their products.
recliner chairs. The first option is
generally operated using a lever or                     Arranging a sales visit can help you
wheel on the side of the chair. Electric                get a clearer idea of what recliner chair


  Mobility Compare is owned and operated by Attinger Jack Interactive Ltd
  4th Floor, River House | 143-145 Farringdon Road | London, EC1R 3AB
  general@mobilitycompare.co.uk
                                                                                                            an easier choice
  ph: 0207 520 1580.
                                                                                                             Buyer's Guide
                                                Bathing Aids Adjustable Beds Recliner Chairs Mobility Scooters Stairlifts Hearing Aids




As a recliner chair can be an expensive product, it is important to carefully consider
each of the options available:


Buying                                                       1
                                                                      The first thing to consider is the seat height. People
                                                                      with mobility problems may find that a higher seat is
                                                                      easier to get out of. Riser recliner chairs can also be

tips?
                                                                      a good option as these lift people up, which makes it
                                                                      easier to get out of the seat.

                                                                      Another factor is the seat width. It should be wide
And finally, never buy a recliner
                                                                      enough to allow you to sit comfortably and narrow
chair without first trying it out! To                        2
find a recliner chair that suit your                                  enough to ensure you can use the armrests. A good
needs, use the Mobility Compare                                       guide is that the seat should be the width of your hips
site to compare recliner chairs                                       plus two clenched fists on either side.
www.mobilitycompare.co.uk

                                                                      If you have weak hands, consider investing in an
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                                                                      electric recliner chair with a rocket switch as these
                                                                      can be easier to use.

                                                                      Make sure the recliner chair suppliers are factoring in
                                                             4
                                                                      your current needs and how these might change. This
                                                                      will help ensure you get the best device for you.

                                                                      Find out about call-out services and the warranty on
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                                                                      the recliner chair. A longer warranty is best and can
                                                                      offer peace of mind.




  Mobility Compare is owned and operated by Attinger Jack Interactive Ltd
  4th Floor, River House | 143-145 Farringdon Road | London, EC1R 3AB
  general@mobilitycompare.co.uk
                                                                                                       an easier choice
  ph: 0207 520 1580.

				
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