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Installing a step lift at home

Step lifts truly are important pieces of kit, especially if you struggle with mobility and it is affecting your day to day life. Whether this is as a result of an injury that has left you wheelchair bound, general health conditions that affect mobility such as vertigo or old age, you could benefit from a steplift at home. They can be a great way of going about your everyday life as normal and can assist in tasks such as reaching the bathroom for a shower or accessing your bedroom to go to sleep.

If you feel like you could benefit from a step lift, great! We’re sure you will instantly see improvements and you’ll be able to regain your independence and perform everyday tasks with ease. But how do you go about installing one in your home? There are a number of things to consider, let’s highlight them together in this blog…

Picking the perfect spot

As you can probably imagine, step lifts are not tiny pieces of equipment that can be placed anywhere. Whether they are needed for outdoor or indoor use, you should always measure up your preferred space with the size of your lift of choice.

Here at Level Lifts, we offer plenty of options to choose from, so be sure to check their specifications and compare them with your own. In order to fit you on safely, the step lifts will need to be a certain size. By making sure you measure your required area accurately, you are met with no nasty surprises when it comes to installation.

Should I install a step lift myself?

Now that you’ve decided exactly where your platform lift will go, it is time to get to the nitty gritty of installation. Many people ask us if it is possible for them to install a steplift themselves. Or we get asked whether they can fit one with the help of a family member or friend that crucially isn’t a professional.

Our answer to this would always be to err on the side of caution. Installing a platform lift is a complex activity that needs to be done to a top quality standard. If any mistakes are made, it can prove disastrous later down the line for the safety of the user.

This is why we would always recommend hiring a professional from Level Lifts . With our vast experience (almost 20 years!) we can offer you full peace of mind and will ensure you receive the best possible service. All of the relevant safety checks will be made, giving you the assurance that your product is safe and meets all of the necessary standards. We install our top of the range step lift solutions all over England, Scotland and Wales so you can be rest assured that you will receive a top quality, pillar to post service that provides you with a steplift you can be happy with.

Get in touch with Level Lifts today

Do you feel like now is the time to install one of our excellent step lifts in your home? If so, we don’t blame you! No matter where you are based in the three countries listed above we can be of assistance, offering you top-quality service each and every time. We even provide you with a 12 month warranty period and servicing in case you discover any faults.

If you have any questions regarding the installation of platform lifts in the home or any other aspect of our service, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team now! We are available to call on 023 8081 4924 or you can email us at info@levellifts.co.uk. With any detailed enquiries, you can also fill out our online form and we will respond as soon as we can.



Author: Nick Dade. Sales Director (Level Access Lifts Ltd).
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed within this Education Centre are solely those of the original author/s. These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of any given lift manufacturer or lift industry association.
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