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Choosing the right stairlift

Buying a stairlift is a big decision and one not to be taken lightly. As a very considered purchase, there are a number of factors you and your family must take into consideration when looking to purchase a stairlift. As climbing the stairs in your home becomes a daily challenge, taking the decision to invest in a quality stairlift to improve your quality of life requires research and thought into which stairlift retailer will be able to best meet your needs.

Whilst price is a very important consideration for many people, finding the balance between an affordably priced stairlift, combined with the company who are able to provide you with impartial advice and the aftercare support for the installation, advice and maintenance are very important factors.

If you're doing your stairlift research online, you will be entering a whole new world. Do you need a straight stairlift, a curved stairlift, or a continuous curve stairlift? Should you buy or rent a stairlift. The answers to such questions can be answered by experienced and dedicated staff that are on hand to answer your calls about your life and your needs when it comes time to consider a stairlift.

Take for example the Leicester based Oakland's stairlifts. The team at Oaklands pride themselves on their professional service that revolves around listening and understanding exactly what their customer needs and then being able to offer the very best and most suitable stairlift solution that matches the needs of your home, your particular staircase and your own comfort.

The Oaklands team carry out a survey of your home, the full installation of the stairlift and ensure you are 100? comfortable with the full operation of the stairlift and are on hand for any further questions or concerns that their customer might have about their new, reconditioned or rental stairlift.

If you do decide that renting a stairlift is your preferred choice, Oaklands stairlifts offer a fully comprehensive rental service which represents very good value for money and for a time period that suits you, avoiding lengthy and detailed contracts, keeping it simple and cost effective. Prices to rent a stairlift can start from 15 per week.

If you would like to buy a stairlift, Oaklands have a large range of products to suit you, with prices from 1395 up to 3595 for brand new stairlifts, whilst reconditioned stairlifts can start from 995 in price, representing good value for money.

Those prices would include a free home survey, installation from start to finish and a full warranty. Prices will of course be subject to the results of the home survey and depend upon the complexity of the staircase in your home.

If you're in the market for a stairlift, you can't go far wrong considering to buy or rent from Oaklands stairlifts. As a family run independent stairlift business, with 20 years' experience in the stairlift industry from installation to reconditioning, why not give Oaklands a call today to find out how your quality of life can be dramatically improved and your independence returned.

Oakland will help you in choosing the right stairlift.

Straight Stair Type

Below are a few common
straight stair types:


Straight 90 Fan Turn

Straight 90 Flat with stap

If one of these resemble your stairs then a straight stairlift is the one for you.

If not, click here to see more typical stair configurations.

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