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Make Stairs Less Deadly

Going up and down the stairs is something that most elderly people feel is the most dangerous element of their day. Having to balance and scale can lead to falling and severely injuring yourself, and is a dangerous mixture. This cans turn into an easy and enjoyable activity, instead of one you fear.

Bypass Serious Injury

The stairs are just one of the most dangerous spots at home, and just one fall can result in a serious harm that can substantially hinder you for years. You may add many added years to your life, and relish your family and grandkids for considerably longer, by preventing falling on the stairway. Avoid breaking a hip, knee or back using a tumble down the staircase.

Stop Having to Worry About Your Loved Ones safety

For the kids of aging parents, the daily worry of if their parent is not trapped and still healthy is a daily fear. By including a stair lift to the house, you make life much easier for everyone around, understanding that the stairs now are much safer than before, and can significantly reduce this worry.

Does the additional help you provide your aged parent or dependent seem too risky and overwhelming when it comes to following them up and down the stairs?

Has the thought of having to construct an additional bedroom on the first floor or move to a single floor home crossed your mind?

People dwelling in The Woodlands neighborhoods rely on our qualified professionals, because we focus on correctness and security when installing your stairlift and can match it within a few hours or within a day depending on your own stairs.

Alleviating pain for the fastest growing section of the world’s population is part of what makes our communities supporting.

Pain does not have to be a normal process of aging, but doctors acknowledge that aged patients often believe that it is. Pain can interfere with your social life and can impair your day-to-day tasks. Some loved ones depending on just how much pain their continual condition brought them on a daily basis and withdraw from tasks. Huge numbers of individuals suffer based on the American Pain Society and many of them neglect to seek treatment or search for relief.

By installing a stairlift in your The Woodlands home, you remain mobile and still can decrease your suffering.

In the interim,, a stairlift won’t fill you with stress every time you walk up the stairs. Seniors or those people who are challenged by mobility who endure a fall-related injury often require lifelong care after, or worse, totally eliminate living alone.

A stairlift will remove the fears and also the opportunities that you’ll aggravate your pain.

With a stairlift, you won’t have a debilitating tumble. You can relieve the pain by relying on our professional technicians to get you off your feet into a stairlift that will safely carry you up and down those stairway that are menacing that you currently experience.

Now as you deserve options that could enhance your life, you can pursue your daily activities with relaxation and advantage and quit the excruciating painful journey.

Appreciate on a regular basis, effort and love you have put into your house once more.

You’ll wish you had done it earlier, when you experience life with a stairlift.

For a lot of individuals dwelling in The Woodlands, dealing with pain or an injury or getting up a flight of stairs may eventually become a huge chore. The psychological consequences will begin affecting every aspect of your own life and are debilitating. People that have had a stairlift installed comprehend that they no longer have to self-restrict themselves and suffer the impacts of altering their behavior to take care of the chore.

Many, who continue with no remedy, even begin to experience other unwanted effects that are harmful health. These effects aren’t merely related to the immobility.

When you have found that you’re not as steady on your feet or that you are changing how your stairs scale, then you are already making your life more difficult than it needs to be.

 

Our Texas staff is ready to supply you with a quote and discuss your special prerequisites for installing a stairlift in The Woodlands, to set your loved ones minds at ease and to improve every day of your own life!

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Frequently Asked Questions About Stair Lifts

How are they powered?

When you're not using the stairlift, you can save energy by turning it away with the remote also. Stairlifts come in both battery-powered (D/C) and electric (A/C) models. One factor is whether you live in a location that experiences lots of power outages, as you don't want to be stranded mid-lift during a storm. (Yet, ask the manufacturer about the backup power system that should be included in your model.) Also, consider the cost of replacing the life of the battery and the battery. Normally, depending on the brand, it costs $30-$160 to replace the battery or batteries . While some prefer electric models for reasons that range from battery life to some apparatus issues unique to battery models, others prefer battery powered stairlifts, because they are able to lead to lower electric bills, although the cost of the electricity to control the stairlift has been considered insignificant by most makers. You really do not have to plug in a battery charger after every use, because the battery model has a wall plug to keep the battery charged. Another thing to consider is how mechanically inclined the user is, wires need to be disconnected and reconnected to insert the brand new battery and because housing and the seat on some versions have to be removed. Request instructions and see if it is something you'll want to replace yourself. We'd be pleased to assist you. In the event you decide on an electric model, make sure there is a spark plug within a couple of feet of the lift. No specific outlets are needed.

How do stair lifts work?

Essentially, it is like riding in your ski lift, minus the bitter cold. You sit in a motorized swivel chair snugly equipped to make you as comfortable as possible with attributes that are personalized. A safety belt keeps you securely in place and also a foot rest prevents you from hitting the steps while utilizing the lift. Some stairlifts come with mounted call/send controls on the wall near the paths for a user or you can definitely make use of a remote control to send the seat in which you want it to go. Occasionally the control panel can be found on the seat arm. Become familiar with the particular characteristics of your unit. Once you are prepared, determined by the model you purchased or leased, as you travel up and down your stairway, you can control the speed and adjust the seat. The lift consists of a a passenger car a motor, the control system, and your comfortable seat so that you could once again regain your mobility. Some versions rely on a belt like a conveyor belt and other versions use a rack and pinion system.

Is there any way to sell the equipment when we are done with it?

Yes. There are providers and producers that offer buy-back plans. Many of them will remove the unwanted raise also. Many buyers hate to purchase straight from a seller, because they should have it checked out by a professional to determine how well it functions and whether it will work on their stairs. Certain models sell simpler than others.

About how long does it take to fully install one of these lifts in my The Woodlands home?

A fitting can take between 1-2 hours for straight stairs. A Texas professional will install the rail initially, followed by the motor along with the seat. Proper installation comprises walking you through the characteristics of your new stairlift once it's been examined after the fitting. A fitting for a curved stairlift can take as much as a half day.

Does it increase or decrease the value of my home?

The total value of your home will not depreciate. Should you plan on selling your The Woodlands home, realtors used to recommend that a stairlift be removed prior to placing your house on the Texas market, nonetheless given increased life expectancy, this isn't any longer the case. You move or may also totally remove the stairlift with no signs of installation when you need or want it. Realtors can list that the stairlift is a high utility value for disabled people and that the home is suitable for living that is accessible independent and when a purchaser desires it removed, then they offer that possibility.

How much do stair lifts costs?

According to Consumer Affairs, the top nine stairlift brand names beginning with the finest-rated include: Reachable Construction Acorn Stairlifts, Ascent Stairlifts, Silver Cross, Bruno, AmeriGlide, Country Home Elevator, 101 Freedom and Stannah. Specialists rate these suitability due to situation, and based on an assortment of attributes, factors. Many of these firms do not publicize their costs, since every stairs is different. Used stairlifts can cost under $2,000. Rental and support systems are accessible. While some don't include installment in the cost, some products are sold as complete packages including installation and a warranty. The shape of the stairwell, the span of the seat style, the path, labor, and the characteristics you need determine the price.

Is there any permanent damage when installing one of these lifts?

No. One of the reasons that the stairlifts are attached to the staircase is to protect your The Woodlands dwelling from damage related to installment. The treads of the stairs can handle the few screws attached to the stairlifts. The holes are not difficult to cover. The carpeting will also have holes in it. The total worth of your home will not depreciate. If you're planning on selling your home, realtors used to recommend that a stairlift be removed prior to placing your house on the market, yet given increased life expectancy, this isn't any longer the case. You transfer or may also totally remove the stairlift with no signs of installation when you no longer want or need it.

How fast do stairlifts go?

Commonly the speed ranges from 13.78 feet per minute to 29.53 feet per minute with the speed changing with the rider's weight, all within the recommended industry standard. The maximum rate in the usa is 40 feet per minute. Units can have an emergency brake safety feature in the event you feel out of control descending. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers manages the standards for stairway chair lifts for issues of public safety, including speed under ASME A18.1.. Some manufacturers provide a changeable speed of 0 to 38 feet per minute.

What types of financing are available if insurance doesn't cover home modifications?

Depending on your medical condition, there are a few plans that help make the house modification more affordable. 1. Government grants which are offered for home modifications are listed by the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence. 2. Contact the National Council on Independent Living Center (703) 525-3406 on the best way to get backing and referral services in your town. 3. You may also contact the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) which is part of the US Department of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to apply for a loan to cover your stairlift through a mortgage insurance plan. Call (202) 708-1112. 4. It might reassure you to know that if your insurance doesn't cover the price, several of the stairlift makers have partnered with banks to provide financing options, including loans and monthly payment alternatives. 5. There are other options to think about. The Internal Revenue Service may determine your house alteration qualifies for tax deductions. Phone the Internal Revenue Service to determine if you're able to deduct the cost of installing your stairlift. IRS Publication 502 is a great resource that will help you judge whether changing your stairs qualifies you to deduct it as a medical expense. You may also call them at (800) 829-1040. 6. Some Area Agency of Aging use funds from the Older Americans Act Title III to change homes if you qualify. Call the Eldercare Locator at (800) 677-1116 or visit www.n4a.org 7. Many cities and towns use Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for home modifications, so check with your The Woodlands, Texas office. You can call them toll free at 877 866 2476 or visit http://www.nahro.org

Does AETNA cover the cost of these lifts?

No. Aetna bases this conclusion on whether several standards are fulfilled. The Aetna member must be: (1) incapable of standing up from a regular armchair at home; (2) and must have severe arthritis of the hip or knee, or have acute neuromuscular disease; (3) and the seat lift mechanism should be prescribed to effect improvement, or arrest or retard deterioration in the member's condition; (4) and once standing, the member should possess the capacity to ambulate. Afterward, Aetna would consider seat lift mechanisms medically necessary durable medical equipment (DME). Nonetheless, Aetna does not cover stairlifts because they are considered home changes. As explained in the question that handles Medicare coverage of these medical devices, they basically follow the rules for aerodynamic lift mechanisms of Medicare.

Can you rent a stair lift for an extended period of time?

As a result of individual circumstances you might be facing, you might need to rent a stairlift instead of purchase one. Some manufacturers offer this option understanding that there are certain occasions when a customer may just want it for a short period of time. Maybe you may have firm for a length period of time that can reap the benefits of its use, maybe you rent your home, or someone in your household has had surgery or an injury and desires it briefly. Occasionally, determined by the medical condition, you just can not be certain how long you'll want the stairlift and renting seems like the best choice on a month-to-month basis. Rental programs often offer a minimum of 3 months and generally comprise the setup and de-installation in the rental package. Some Texas companies even offer rent to own programs. Nonetheless, it is very important to consider the expense of installation and de-installation before selecting this alternative instead of buying a used stairlift.

How much do electric stair lifts cost in The Woodlands?

Used electric-powered stairlifts can start at about $1,299.00, while battery powered stairlifts can start at about $1,399.00 in Texas. Both versions are comparably priced when you buy them new. The price difference is minimal initially. In the long term, electric-powered stairlifts may cost you less, if you factor in the amount of replacement and upkeep batteries. Often, although there are batteries which are reasonably simple to install depending on the model it is recommended to have the battery replaced rather than attempt to replace it yourself. Most batteries are rated to last for approximately 3,200 one way trips, but the life of the battery actually depends on how frequently you use the stairlift.
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