Types of Stair Lifts
There are three different types of stair-lifts: straight, curved and outdoor.
a) Straight stair lifts: They are suited for stairs that have no bends.
Pros: They are cheap and easy to install.
b) Curved stair lift: They are suited for stairs which have curves or bends in its structure.
Pros: Custom-built to suit the customer’s requirement.
Cons: They are costly and time-consuming, because the curved stair lift has a lot of customization and is installation is not easy.
c) Outdoor stair lifts: If you have stairs leading up to the house or stairs in your backyard, this type of stair lifts are used.
Pros: provided easy access to and from the house. It is easy to install.
Cons: weather-proofing is a must.
The choice of the type of stair lift depends on type of stairs in your home. The stair lifts are available for narrows stairs as well.