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Buying the proper stair lift


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How to Buy a Stair Lift: 5 Physical Therapist Tips

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Buying the proper stair lift

  1. 1. Buying a Stair Lift: 5 Tips from a Physical Therapist Jeff Roth, MPT Physical Therapist & Home Health Specialist
  2. 2. 1) Costs Installation: Can you do it yourself? New or Used: No Warranty w/ Used Chair Itself: Need bells and whistles like Extra Remote or Wider Seat?
  3. 3. Example: Ameriglide Lift Chairs Can Run on AC or DC 10 Year Warranty Holds up to 300 lbs Safe: 16+ Years of Wear
  4. 4. 2) Home Setup # of Stairs (>15 may need extra track) Is there a landing requiring >1 Chair? Need one for the basement to get to car or laundry area?
  5. 5. 3) Look into the Future Planning on Staying in Your Current Home? Is a move to a 1 Level Setting Inevitable? Financial
  6. 6. 4) Reselling Your Home Removing Stair Lift Very Cumbersome Potential Home Buyers Will Not want to See this when searching Or: Can Market Home to Disabled Individuals if You so
  7. 7. 5) Safety & Function Will this chair allow you to finally leave your home? Is your only bathroom upstairs? Do you rely on others too much simply because of the stairs in your home?
  8. 8. @Visit Save 3% or more on any purchase via our Medical Supplies website affiliate Tell a friend about us More Free Physical Therapist advice on other equipment including lift chairs, scooters and