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Second Hand Stairlifts

People need stairlifts if they have a disability or affliction that means they're unable to get up and down the stairs safely or with ease. Arthritis is an incredibly debilitating condition and can mean that people are unable to sit down at all, let alone bend their knees. In cases such as these a standing stairlift is most appropriate and will make life much easier for the stairlift user. This is ultimately what a stairlift is all about and serves no purpose if not this.

The many brands of stairlift that are available for purchase mean that anyone looking for a stairlift has a wide range to choose from. This is important as a stairlift is usually necessary and essential to someone's life, but if they don't like the design or colour then they'll be forced to buy something they don't necessarily want in their house. This could've put people off of buying a stairlift in the past and meant that they've had to suffer as a result.

Stairlifts can be really expensive. The reason for this is that there is a lot involved in the installation and maintenance of a stairlift that people don't consider when looking to buy one. Firstly an assessment must be made to see whether it is feasible to install a stairlift in a staircase. After this then a person must choose what kind of stairlift they want in their house. Maintaining a stairlift can be expensive if it breaks a lot, and there are few ways to insure against spending a lot of money on a stairlift after the initial purchase.

Some stairlift suppliers will offer their customers the chance to purchase second hand stairlifts as opposed brand new ones. The reason for this is that second hand stairlifts will be cheaper and more easily available to those with a restricted budget. Many stairlift companies exclude these customers due to their prices, but suppliers such as Oakland Stairlifts are able to meet their needs as well as those of customers with larger budgets.

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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