Those of us who have experienced mobility challenges understand firsthand how much stairs can limit how you move about your home. However, there are solutions out there that can help you or a loved one maintain independence and mobility within your home.
Stair lift technology has come a long way since its inception and choosing the right stair lift for your home is key. Stair lifts fall into two primary categories: straight and curved. Both types of stair lift function similarly, and have the same basic components. The key differences are best understood by the differences in how these components are manufactured.
Straight stair lifts are designed for stairs that have no curves, bends, or landings. They offer a straight path from one level in the home to another and have a rail that can be customized to fit the length of the stairs in your home. Curved stair lifts, in contrast, are manufactured for stairs that have landings, curves, or bends. They travel along a rail that is designed specifically for the bend in your home’s staircase and customized for your needs.Read More