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Stairlift Safety with Children and Pets

In an ideal world, buildings would be designed with multiple levels of mobility in mind, providing ramps and elevators to help the mobility-impaired navigate easily between different floors and levels.  In reality, many spaces have been constructed for the able-bodied, including houses and other residential buildings.  Stairlifts can be a great solution for maintaining your independence if you have a disability or as you age, but if you live with small children or have pets, you may be wondering how introducing this equipment will affect them.  Furthermore, you may have concerns about their safety around the stairlift; after all, both kids and animals can be very curious about new things.  In this post, we will discuss some of the safety features built into stairlifts to prevent accidents, as well as mention some additional measures you can take to keep all members of your household safe.

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