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Compare deck lifts and home inclined platform lifts

Vertical Platform Lifts

Vertical platform lifts carry a person in a wheelchair or other mobility device on a platform that moves up and down. For home use, the most common use of a vertical platform lift is to access the porch or deck in order to gain easy access to the home. The most popular deck lifts are featured below in this comparison chart.

 VPL Savaria MultiliftVPL BrunoVPL Garaventa Genesis OpalVPL Harmar RPLVPL RAM Trustlift Porch
SAVARIA
MULTILIFT
BRUNO GARAVENTA
GENESIS OPAL
HARMAR
RPL
RAM TRUSTLIFT
PORCH
Capacity750 lb750 lb750 lb600 lb750 lb
Largest platform36" x 60"36" x 48"36" x 48.875"36" x 54"34" x 54"
Maximum travel 72"72"63"77"168"
Number of stops22222
Entrance/exitstraight through or 90 degreesstraight through or 90 degreesstraight through or 90 degreesstraight through or 90 degreesstraight through or 90 degrees
Drive systemACME screw driveACME screw driveleadscrewACME screw driveACME screw drive
Finishbeigebeigegreyoff whiteblack/gray
Parts warranty3 years1 year2 years2 yearsunpublished
Commercial optionyes, most regionsnoyes, with hydraulic unitnoyes
Notableknown as a workhorse lift!options for higher travelknown more for commercial liftsalso make auto liftssmaller company
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Top 3 Inclined Platform Lifts

Inclined platform lifts travel over the stairs on a rail affixed to the stairs and the wall. The platform allows a person in a wheelchair or using a mobility device to easily access the lift. Some models may also feature a fold out seat for those not in wheelchairs. Here are three popular inclined platform lifts for straight staircases.

 Savaria Delta Inclined Platform Lift | Silver CrossXpress II Inclined Wheelchair Lift | Silver CrossButler Inclined Wheelchair Lift | Silver Cross
SAVARIA DELTAGARAVENTA XPRESS IIBUTLER IPL
Capacity550/660 lb495 lb500/750 lb
Platform sizes26.5" x 36", 30.5" x 49.25, and custom sizes 31.5" x 49.25", 31."5 x 39.5", 29.5" x 35.5" , 26.5 x 39.25" (optional)width of stairs
Entrance/exitstraight through or 90straight through or 90straight through only
Folds upyesyesno
Drive systemrack and pinionrack and piniondual chain drive
Finishlight grey platform and railssatin grey/champagne railsbrown + diamond plate floor
Parts warranty3 years2 years5 years limited
Commercial optionyesyesno
Outdoor use?yes, depending on climate, consult dealeryes, depending on climate, consult dealerno
Notablehigh capacitya variety of other optionstwo rail system, rails on both sides of stairs

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