We make steps easy. Call us today - (877) 257-0456

Category Archives: Vertical Lifts

What Are the Benefits of a Vertical Platform Lift?

Bruno’s VPL-3300 series wheelchair lift series

We’ve written quite a bit over the years about the benefits of installing a stair lift. But with this blog post, we’re moving outdoors and focusing on a device that performs a lot of the same functions as a stair lift. It’s time to meet the VPL, otherwise known as the vertical platform lift. Continue reading "What Are the Benefits of a Vertical Platform Lift?"

Is There a Difference Between a Stair Lift and a Chair Lift and a Lift Chair?

Senior Woman on stair Lift

The English language has a lot of terms that tend to get used interchangeably, like “sofa” and “couch” or “dinner” and “supper.”

We’ll add to the list “chair lift” and “stair lift.” Depending on who you ask, these are either two very different devices or two ways of describing the same thing. In this blog post, we’ll investigate the difference between a stair lift and a chair lift. Continue reading "Is There a Difference Between a Stair Lift and a Chair Lift and a Lift Chair?"

Winter Tips for Wheelchair Users

Winter Safety with Vertical Lifts for WheelchairsThe world doesn’t always seem designed with wheelchair users in mind.

Steps, steep curbs, broken sidewalks. Any one of these things can be a problem. Taken together, they can make even a simple errand a giant headache.  We’ve got you covered when it comes to stair lifts and vertical lifts for wheelchairs, but there are many other challenges that you will need to overcome this season.

Things get even worse when winter arrives, with snow and icy sidewalks making conditions even more challenging – if not dangerous for people using wheel chairs and their caregivers. With that in mind, we’d like to offer a few winter tips for wheelchair users.

Continue reading "Winter Tips for Wheelchair Users"