Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Stair Lifts Provide Easy Access For Physically Challenged

Now-a-days, stair lifts have become an essential part of any multistory building, be it residential or commercial. With the progress in technology, stair lifts featuring advanced technology are available to provide easy access for the physically challenged and aged individuals up and down the stairs.

A stair lift is a movable lift, which moves along a track on which a chair is mounted. Different kinds of stairlifts such as straight rail stair lifts, curved rail stair lifts and wheelchair platform lifts are available to fulfill the needs of different people with different conditions and disabilities. These safe and reliable floor-to-floor transportation devices are intended for indoor and outdoor applications. AC and DC operated stair lift systems are available in different models. Battery operated stairlifts function even during power outages. These are easy to operate and maintain.

Popular stair lift Models

In the accessibility equipment industry, some of the well known models such as Electra-Ride LT, Electra-Ride Elite, Electra-Ride II, Electra-Ride III, Electra-Ride Elite outdoor stairlift, Flow II, Citia, stair-Glide, Excel, B.07 straight stair chair and Step Saver straight stair chair are provided by the most popular manufacturers including Savaria Concord, ThyssenKrupp Access and Bruno. Most of these stair chair lifts come with advanced features.

Stair lifts Ensure Uninterrupted Performance

Bruno Electra-Ride Elite stairlift is yet another accessibility product, in which all controls are automatic. It comes in unique and ultra-compact design. For added comfort, this accessibility equipment has adjustable seat height, footrest height and armrest width. The flip up function of the arms, seat and footrest enables this system to allow space for others to use the stairs.

Stair-Glide from ThyssenKrupp Access comes with advanced features including hand held pendant control, overspeed brake, call/send controls, fold-up arms, joy stick control on arm, foot obstruction sensors, seat belt, and swivel seat cut-off switch.