Stair Wheelchair Lifts
SILVER CROSS is not a incline wheelchair lift for stairs manufacturer. This free service saves you time and money by comparing platform lift models and finding recycled or low priced new wheelchair platform lifts. An incline platform lift carries wheelchairs up a straight set of stairs.
Key Incline Wheelchair Lift Questions
Weight and height of client using wheelchair lift for stairs? Width and length of equipment to be used on wheelchair lift? Can client self propel chair onto wheelchair lift? Is there a load bearing wall on which to mount wheelchair lift? Amount of space in inches at bottom of stairs for a stair wheelchair lift? Width of stairs in inches? Head room available?
- When an incline lift is at bottom of stairs space necessary is approximately 5-7 ft.
- Wheelchair lifts are mounted on a load bearing wall.
- Stairs need to be approximately 36" wide.
- Head room is critical and to fit a wheelchair lift it must be measured on site by a qualified installer.
- If he does not have sufficient strength the user may have difficulty wheeling up the auto fold ramp or lift.
Note: This type of lift is limited for a number of reasons. Requirements are: a load bearing wall , sufficient head room, a straight set of stairs, enough space at the bottom of the stairs (about 6') to allow the platform to land about a 36" wide stair way.
If the person requiring the stair wheelchair lift can transfer to the seat of a chair then a stair lift could be a much less expensive option....please go to the stairlifts comparison page. If the lift user is in need of a vertical lift for either inside or outside their home to lift a wheelchair in a vertical position please go to our vertical wheelchair lift page.
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