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How to Install A Stair Lift | A Complete Guide | Behope

How to Install a Stair Lift  A Complete Guide

Proper Guidance About How To Install a Stair Lift

Installing a stair lift Firstly, measure the length, width and height of your staircase. This will ensure you choose the right stair lift that fits properly. Next, clear the area where the stair lift will be installed to make the installation process smoother. Attaching the rail to the stairs, attaching the seat to the rail, and connecting the power source. The rail is the most important part, it must be installed securely to ensure the lift works properly. After that, connect the lift to an electrical outlet or install a new one. Finally, test the stair lift to ensure that it is working properly and make sure the seat and footrest are level and that the lift moves smoothly up and down the stairs. 

How Much Does a Stair Lift Installation Cost? 

How to Install a Stair Lift  A Complete Guide

A straight staircase typically costs between $2,000 to $5,000, and a curved stairways, can cost anywhere from $10,000 to $20,000 or more. In addition to stair lift installation, we also offer affordable rental options for those on a budget.

When choosing a Behope stairlift, you can rest assured with its industry-leading warranty, expert installation by certified technicians, and thorough training on how to operate your new lift.

During a Stairlift Installation?

The installation of a stair lift is a quick process that typically only takes a couple of hours and will not cause significant disruption to your home.

Our friendly technicians will work efficiently and will clean up after the installation is complete. You can even be present during the installation and watch the process, however, if you have dust sensitivity, it might be best to stay away from the area where the stairs are located as there is some light drilling involved. Our main goal is to make sure you are 100% confident with the use of your stairlift before we leave your house.

How to Install a Stair Lift  A Complete Guide

Average Times Takes to Fix Stair Lift 

The average time taken for a stairlift installation is 4 hours, we take an extra step to ensure you know how to use your stairlift safely and comfortably.

Can a stairlift be installed on any staircase?

How to Install a Stair Lift  A Complete Guide

When it comes to purchasing a stairlift, there are various options available on the market. These include straight stairlifts, which are best suited for traditional staircases, and curved stairlifts, which are designed to fit unusual or unique staircases. This can lead to confusion for those who are unsure if a stairlift will fit their specific staircase, and whether they should go for a straight or curved model.

To address this, it's a good idea to schedule a home visit with an advisor who can assess your staircase and advise on the appropriate model for your needs. This will ensure that you get the best possible solution for your specific staircase and your needs. So, whether you have a straight or a curved stair, there is a stairlift model available that will fit your staircase, and an advisor would be happy to help you find the best option for you.

After Stairlift Is Installed ? 

How to Install a Stair Lift  A Complete Guide

The installation of your stairlift is a quick and efficient process that typically takes only a couple of hours, causing minimal disruption to you and your household. You have the option to be present during the installation and observe our skilled technicians as they work. If you have sensitivity to dust, it is recommended to keep a distance during the light drilling involved, However, our technicians always ensure to leave your home clean and tidy upon completion. In no time, you will regain your independence and ease of mobility in your own home.

Our experienced engineers will ensure your stairlift is properly installed and provide you with a comprehensive demonstration on how to use it. They strive to ensure your safety and comfort with your new purchase and will remain until you are fully proficient in operating it. You will be impressed by how seamlessly it integrates into your home, and when not in use, it can be easily folded away, leaving ample space for others to use the stairs.

What to Expect After the Technicians Leave

When you purchase a Behope stairlift, you gain access to our dedicated support network. We are always available to assist you with any concerns or questions you may have. Our technicians thoroughly explain the operation of your stairlift before leaving your home, but should you have any additional questions, our team is just a phone call away. We are committed to providing prompt and thorough assistance, whether it be answering a simple inquiry or dispatching a technician to your home. Our technicians are extensively trained on our products and are strategically located throughout Canada, ready to ensure your safety and comfort in your own home.

what to do before installation stair lift and how should you prepare your self ? 

How to Install a Stair Lift  A Complete Guide

Before the technicians arrive to install your stairlift, it is important to clear any obstructions from the stairway. This includes items such as plant pots or photos that may be in the way of where the stairlift will be installed. If you have any concerns about potential damage to your home, you can take a picture of the stairs prior to installation for added peace of mind. Our technicians are highly skilled and take great care to ensure that your home is left in the same condition as when they arrived.

It is important to note that the only requirement for a stairlift is a nearby electrical outlet to plug the lift into. The stairlift runs on batteries, but plugging it in ensures that they are always charged. In the event of a power outage, the lift will continue to operate, ensuring your safety.

Our goal is to get your stairlift installed as soon as possible, so you can regain your independence and move freely in your home. We will work with you to schedule the most convenient time for installation and ensure that your stairlift is fitted to your satisfaction.

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