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Specialist Stairlifts

Stairlift Installers in Edinburgh

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Here at Stairlift Installers, we are specialist Stairlift Company who have installed hundreds of Stairlifts up and down the UK.

Having a Stairlift installed gives you a safe and secure way to reach both your basement and your upper levels. We have found that elderly people in Edinburgh benefit massively from Stairlifts as it allows them to gain back some of the independence they have felt like they have lost.

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After you have expressed your interest and locked in an order we can send a qualified stairlift engineer out to the site to access the project and the options they would suggest.

Our experts have carried out loads of projects and have provided excellent work and customer service to our clients.

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Why Choose Us?

At Stairlift Installers, we are a professional stair lift installer with over a decade in the industry. Our team have also carried out a wide range of stairlift installations in your local area.

We have worked with hundred of clients to provide bespoke stairlift services, and our high quality projects have allowed us to build up a loyal client base, with a lot of our work being pulled in through word of mouth and recommendations.

Most Edinburgh stairlift companies won’t give you bespoke design advice or even a site visit unless you pay upfront, however this is something we actually offer as we feel it is very important to look after our customers properly.

If you are unsure on the benefits and bonuses of installing a stairlift, continue reading to discover the many benefits our stairlift company offer here at Stairlift Installers.

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Choosing Your Stairlift

Choosing your stairlift maybe a daunting process, here at Stairlift Installers we want to make this process smooth and simple. We have listed some of the more popular stairlifts in the UK and some information about them.

If you don’t see a stairlift that you think you would be interested in, just fill out the enquiry form to talk with our stairlift company for custom services.

Each Stairlift Explained:

There are a wide variety of stairlifts that we offer in Edinburgh, if you aren’t sure about which staircase maybe right for you, have a read below to find out more information on each of the staircase that we offer.

Curved Stairlifts Edinburgh

It is common for homes to have Curved Staircases, curved stairlifts are designed to accommodate curved staircases so you can still travel up and down whenever you want.

Platform Stairlifts Edinburgh

A Platform Stairlift is similar to a normal stairlift, but they come with a platform rather than a seat. They work by rolling the wheelchair onto the platform, safety bars lower, and a constant pressure joystick controls movement along the staircase.

Straight Stairlifts Edinburgh

A Straight Stairlift is designed for a flight of stairs without any turns or landings. The way they work is that the Straight stairlift rails are cut to match the length of the staircase, the seat can also come with customisable features and options if you want to add something extra to your Stairlift.

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Types of Stairlifts We Install

As a professional stairlift installer, we install a wide variety of different Stairlifts in the UK. Below you will find some of the Stairlifts we install in Edinburgh and a little information about them.

Stairlifts for Elderly Edinburgh

Stairlifts play a huge role in safely transporting elderly people up and down stairs. Not only are they attached and secured to the wall, but the addition of the seatbelt means that they can safely ascend or descend their staircase without any fear of falling.

Disabled Stairlift Edinburgh

Disabled Stairlifts can carry one person safely over a flight of stairs, usually seated in a wheelchair or the seat provided on the lift. The Disabled Stairlift we offer is one of the slimmest available in the UK.

Narrow Stairlift Edinburgh

We offer bespoke Stairlift designs for Narrow Staircases too, we understand that some houses maybe fitted with a more narrow staircase, it is important to us that we are able to provide our services to as many homes as possible up and down the UK.

Outdoor Stairlift Edinburgh

Outdoor stairlifts are designed to work all year round so whatever the weather is you can get out and about. The Outdoor stairlift is made to withstand the elements all year round, and Operational between -10°c and 40°c

Curved Stairlift Edinburgh

Curved Stairlifts can have a wide variety of different designs, anything from spiral to half or quarter landings. Due to the complexity of curved staircases we custom make each stairlift for each home.

Straight Stair lift Edinburgh

The straight rail staircase is the most common staircase that require stairlifts, these stairlifts can usually be installed within just a couple of hours. Straight staircases are those with no turn, landing or bend in them.

Heavy Duty Stairlift Edinburgh

Heavy Duty Stairlifts were designed to carry larger users with physical disabilities. They allow heavier people to stay in their home and travel up and down in their home.

Stairlift Features Worth Considering

When thinking about purchasing a Stairlift there are some things that you should consider, the stair lift installation process may seem simple and easy from a far, but there are a lot of features and factors that you need to take into consideration. Below you will find some features that we would recommend having a think about:

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Stairlift Benefits

There are many benefits to having a staircase installed in Edinburgh. Listed below you will find some of the most common benefits. These are the benefits that we hear clients talking about the most when opting for a Stairlift Installation with us.

Safety

The most noticeable benefit is obviously safety, stairlifts provide a much safer way to use the stairs at home. Using a stairlift to go from floor to floor massively reduces the risk of an injury in your home, as the stairs are one of the most common areas that present a high risk for a fall.

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Easy to Use

Stairlifts are a very simple and easy thing to operate for most people. We always make sure that we send out two remotes with the product, this is so multiple people can control the stairlift. It is quite common for more than one person in a property to need a stairlift so having the stairlift at the top landing while you are at the bottom doesn’t seem ideal.

Comfortable Ride

Our clients have described using our stairlifts as a comfortable experience. Some of the stairlifts we offer are built with extra cushion to ensure comfortability with every ride. We ensure this by having padded back, seat, and armrests.

Restores Independence

If your stairs are preventing the use of either your basement or the upper level in your property, you may feel like you have lost your independence. You may even require assistance from a friend or family member when using the stairs, however with the installation of a stair lift, you can restore your independence and freedom in your own home.

How Much Are Stairlifts?

The average stairlifts cost £2,175 in Edinburgh, this would be for a standard 13 step straight staircase new stairlift installation. For a curved stairlift installation the price points jumps to around £3,985.

You could also expect to pay around £1000 for a reconditioned stairlift, if you are interested in stairlift hire you should fill out the enquiry form as this is something we would need to have more information on before offering a price.

How much does a stairlift cost?

What Can Effect the Cost of a Stairlift?

The price of a stairlift can fluctuate a lot depending on various factors. Below you will find a list of the main stairlift cost factors.

When determining the cost of your an important cost factor is whether the stairs are straight or curved. When it comes to staircases with multiple landings, this can also impact the cost and the design will need to be tailor made.

The type of lift that you install will also impact the price, this is because some stairlifts are more expensive than others. The three major types of lifts include horizontally retracting stairlifts, vertically retracting stairlifts and platform only lifts.

The price of a stairlift in the UK can also be determined by the installation costs, which can be upwards of £1,500 this is on top of the cost of the stairlift itself. Our team of experts guarantee that the finished product is safe to use for any of our clients in Edinburgh.

Our Testimonials

“I would not hesitate to recommend stair lift installers after installing a Straight Stairlift in my home. At the grand old age of 90 and I find the new system a Godsend, Thank you.”

“Super easy to company to deal with, very personable from the surveyor to the fitter, all done expertly and efficiently, no hassle and no mess.”

“I was very pleased wit the service that stair lift installers provided and the stairlift is excellent. After checking all the prices stair lift installers came out best!”

FAQs

How Do Stairlifts Work?

Stairlifts employ a battery powered rack and pinion drive system, allowing the user to move up and down the rails by using the remote control.

How Are Stairlifts Powered?

A Stair lift us usually powered by two batteries, when you use the stairlift to move up and down it is batteries that operate the unit.

When Were Stairlifts Invented?

Stairlifts were invented in the 1920s and the original name for the invention was known as the “inclinator”.

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What Are the Best Stairlifts?

The answer to this question usually depends on your needs and requirements. There are three different types of stairlift that you can choose from.

How Long Do Stairlift Batteries Last?

Stairlift Batteries usually last around 2 to 5 years, of course this can depend on the usage. If the stairlift is often left off its charge point, it can reduce battery life.

Do Stairlifts Use A Lot Of Electricity?

Stairlifts are energy efficient and use approximately .024 kWh of electricity and will cost you less than £12 per year.

Summary

If you want to find out more information on the services and an in-depth look at the cost, be sure to fill out our enquiry form to get in touch with us today. We can provide expert advice, and any additional information you may need.

We are the perfect company in Edinburgh to take care of your stairlift needs. Unlike many other stairlift companies, we want to give the ultimate customer satisfaction which is why we feel it is important to go above and beyond with our customer service.

Our experts are amongst the best stairlift professionals in the market, use their knowledge and experience to help plan out your Stairlift installation, making it a carefree and hassle free experience for everyone.

Our aim is always to make the perfect stairlift for you and leave our clients extremely happy after every job we carry out.

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Make sure you contact us today for a number of great stairlift installation services in Scotland.

Here are some towns we cover near Edinburgh.

Leith, Morningside, Portobello, Colinton, Barking
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What Others Say About Our Services

We absolutely love the service provided. Their approach is really friendly but professional. We went out to five different companies and found The Stairlift Installers to be value for money and their service was by far the best. Thank you for your really awesome work, we will definitely be returning!

Louie Scott
Edinburgh

We have used The Stairlift Installers for many years as they are certainly the best in the UK. The attention to detail and professional setup is what makes this company our go-to company for all our work. I highly recommend the team for the immense work - we highly recommend them!

Max Rogers
Edinburgh

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