Welcoming a stairlift into your home and hallway is a big step, so knowing where to start can be tricky. When doing your research, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is ‘Which is the best stairlift brand?’ You might also be asking ‘What type of stairlift is right for my home?’
There’s no doubt that size, style and model type are all important things to consider when finding your perfect stairlift match. To help you along your stairlift journey, we’ve compiled a handy list of the most important questions to answer before deciding on the perfect stairlift for your home.
Straight or curved?
If you’ve never had a stairlift before, the first thing you’ll find out is whether you require either a straight or a curve stairlift. This is dependent on the shape and size of your staircase. You can read more about the difference between straight and curved stairlifts here.
During a home assessment with Halton, an expert will assess the space for you. You’ll also be recommended a seat type, carriage type, and any additional safety features for your specific needs. A home assessment is the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you may have about your stairlift and the whole process.
New or Reconditioned?
The type of stairlift you choose will usually be guided by your preferred style and budget. The brand new Platinum Curved is a popular model for curved staircases. Alongside having lots of added features, it’s also one of the most comfortable and quietest rides.
The Reconditioned Acorn 130 Slimline Straight Stairlift is an excellent fit for straight staircases and comes with padded and adjustable seating. There are tons of high-quality makes and models to choose from when securing your stairlift, and you can always request a free brochure from Halton if you’d like time to browse through your options.
From to Brooks to Acorn, there are plenty of brand names to choose from when scoping out your ideal stairlift with Halton.
With swivel seat options and a choice of fabric colours available, the Sapphire Curved Stairlift is a great fit if you’re wanting a reliable stairlift that matches your décor perfectly.
For stairlift users who struggle with joint problems, the Brooks Slimline 130 Stairlift is a popular option due to it’s comfortable and durable design. This model is also suited to staircases that are slightly narrower that the average staircase.
Still unsure about which stairlift is right for you? Ask the experts!
The best way to be sure you’re getting the right stairlift for your home is by arranging a free, no-obligation home assessment with one of Halton’s expert consultants. They’ll be able to accurately measure your staircase and advise on the most appropriate stairlift for you and your layout.
Give our friendly team a call for a free no-obligation home quote on 0800 644 7766 or arrange your free home assessment today.