Stair lift is one new technology invention product. Stair lift is usually used for people who have “special” needs. Mostly, a stair lift is used by old people, disable, and temporary disable. The existence of stair lift is very useful for those people. It helps them a lot to how to be independent without anybody’s hands.
Using stair lift will ease their life since stair lift is easy to be operated and it is not dangerous because it can be operated by all age level. There are some kinds of home stair lift; sitting stair lift, standing stair lift, or chair lift. If you want a stair lift to be applied in your house you should consider some things. Here, we will give you some information about what things to be considered if you want to buy or install a stair lift. Here are the tips.
- Choose AC or DC stair lift. Some people may choose AC lift because it is cheaper than DC. The fact you should know is that AC uses electricity, while DC uses batteries. Thus, if you choose the AC one you should take the risk when there is a blackout. The AC lift will not work. On the other hand, if you install the DC stair lift you can still operate it when blackout comes. What you have to remember is that you should prepare to charge your battery after it is empty. DC is recommended because it gives more comfort than the AC one.
- Pay attention to the safety. Safety is the most important thing you should consider in this case. You don’t want your family member hurts because you ignore this point, do you? Well, you should make sure the stair lift’s safety before installing it. Make sure that the product you bought is well certified. Check whether it can stop operating when there is something wrong with the seat, the holder, etc. You can go to home stair lifts for the stair lifts with a high reputation of its safety. Remember, cheap and good looking is nothing without safety. Thus, put the safety into your first criteria list.
- This third point will also be important because we will talk about your financial. You should think how much budget you have. After that you should think whether you need a new stair lift or the second one. If you have had a choice, now you should consider the place where you will buy. Make sure that the store has the guarantee of the product you will buy.