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Stairlift Rails

Written by Stannah on 27th March 2020

If you’re considering a stairlift, one of the first things to think about is how it will fit on your stairs. How is the rail secured? How far does the rail stick out past the bottom stair? What is the rail length? Can it go around corners? What if you have a door at the […]

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Stairlift, home elevator or platform lift?

Written by Stannah on 16th March 2020

If stairs have started to become a problem for you or a loved one, you may be looking for a solution. However, you’ve realized there are lots of different options to consider – so, which one do you choose? We’re here to help. Although any of the three options would help you or your loved […]

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Did You Know? 8 Curious Facts about Stairlifts

Written by Stannah on 9th December 2019

At first glance, a stairlift might not seem so exciting, but there’s more to this helpful home appliance than meets the eye. Read on to learn more about the curious world of Stannah stairlifts! https://www.stannah.co.uk/ Historians now believe that Henry VIII was the owner of the world’s first stairlift. Listed among a detailed inventory of the […]

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Stairlift Batteries, discover everything you need to know .

Written by Stannah on 17th September 2019

Yes. Stairlifts run on batteries that receive a constant charge from the main power supply; this is the case for both curved and straight stairlifts. Stannah stairlifts employ a battery-powered rack and pinion drive system that is continuously being charged by a nearby outlet at the top or bottom of your stairs. This means all […]

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Affordable Alternative to Residential Lifts and Elevators

Written by Stannah on 5th September 2019

New Zealanders have become increasingly determined to age just where they are. As the population grows older, there’s a concerted effort to ward off moving to an assisted living facility. The installation of residential lifts in single-family homes has emerged as a popular option everywhere around the world as we see an increasingly aging population. […]

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Curved Stairlift Dimensions

Stairlift Dimensions

Written by Stannah on 7th August 2019

Finding the Right Stairlift to Fit in Your Home For those considering a stairlift to address their mobility struggles, one of the most common concerns is how the stairlift will fit on their stairs and in their home. So, is a stairlift feasible? Let’s explore some stairlift dimensions and specifications to find out! Stairlifts – […]

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When is the right time to buy a stairlift?

Written by Stannah on 1st July 2019

What happens when a staircase is no longer an ally in your journey, but a recurrent reminder of your physical limitations? Stairs can have so many shapes and forms. They can form straight or spiral staircases, be indoors or outdoors, and you can build them for practical reasons, for the way they’ll look, or both. […]

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Folding Stairlifts that don’t get in your way

Written by Stannah on 27th June 2019

Because they fold away neatly to take up even less space Are you worried about a stairlift getting in your way? Often, people avoid buying a stairlift because they think it will block their stairs. Family members or friends might visit, and they’re worried their stairlift will get in the way. There’s absolutely no need […]

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