As with every other stage of life, growing older comes complete with its own unique set of pros and cons. It’s an unfortunate fact that the cons are probably the aspects of senior living we tend to talk and think about the most.
If you’re someone who has experienced a loss of mobility, for instance, you may be under the assumption that many of the hobbies and past times you once enjoyed will someday soon no longer be available to you. That’s certainly an understandable worry, especially if you live in a home with multiple floors, and with hobby rooms set up in various locations around the house.
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If you’re the owner of a new stairlift—or if you’re thinking about purchasing or even renting a model—you’ve probably already given some thought to the sort of maintenance and upkeep you’ll need to perform.
When customers ask us for advice about keeping their stair lifts in top working order, we usually begin by suggesting they think of their stair lift just as they would any other piece of expensive machinery, such as an automobile, a lawn mower, or even a dishwasher.
As with those three examples, a stair lift is a complex machine with many moving parts. In order to keep it operating in the same manner it did when you first purchased it, and in order to keep it safe, you need to look after it on a regular basis.
The service techs we employ at PA Stair Lifts are more than capable of performing any sort of maintenance task, no matter how complicated or seemingly insignificant. But throughout the long life of your stair lift, you’ll save a fair bit of money if you get in the habit of servicing your machine on a regular basis.
Performing light maintenance and cleaning every few weeks is generally sufficient. We suggest simply adding the tasks to your regular housecleaning routine. That’s an easy way to turn regular upkeep into a habit.
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Comfortable, efficient, and user-friendly, stair lifts make moving up and down the stairs safe and fast for the physically disabled and the aged. While a stair lift is an important part of your home, it can cause severe injury if it ends up in the wrong hands or if it’s poorly handled.
If you have a stair lift in your home or you are planning to get one, it is paramount to ensure that you are completely familiar with the basic safety measures and mechanisms of the equipment in order to keep the rider or other family members out of harm’s way whenever the stair lift system is in operation.
Here are a few stair lift safety tips:
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