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What is a Stair Elevator?


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A ladder or lift elevator is an engine piece of equipment designed to help the elderly and disabled live comfortably within a multi-floor housing or access to an entry raised. The most common type of lift the ladder is the ladder lift. In some situations, such as levels with a deck or a home with a wide open second floor loft area, a ladder or lift wheelchair lift is more convenient.

A stairway lift is basically a seat that runs on a track installed directly to the ladder. Most of the stairs, either straight or curved, can accommodate a stairway lift. There are many different types of stair lifts to suit different needs. Some are more compact and collapsible offer a role to maximize space when not in use. Some have wall-mounted controls and other controls are mounted chair, while other models wireless handheld controls.

A stairway lift can be described as a residential elevator installed directly next to a set of stairs. In open spaces within the home or outdoors, a stairway lift provides an easy way for people to travel between floors, but some plans simply do not permit a lift. Wherever possible, residential stair lifts can accommodate a wheelchair as well as a lift for wheelchair users, but they are attached. They operate like a commercial elevator, only a much smaller scale.

It is not normal practice of health insurance or Medicare to cover the cost of a ladder or lift chair lift, but certain circumstances could justify a partial coverage, so check with your insurance company or Medicare representative. Before purchasing any stairway lift, get some good references to local distributors of medical supplies from a store or ask your insurance company for information. Also, the user considers the specific needs including its ability to easily and independently functioning team, the weight of the lift capacity, and if you need or prefer permanent or temporary installation. A stairway lift residential requires permanently installed, while a stairway lift can be moved and resettled elsewhere if necessary.

I hope this article has helped you a bit on deciding which stairlifts will suit you best. For more info please visit


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