A: No, stairlifts are very efficient and do not use a great deal of electricity to run.
A: Our quotations are free. Our sales staff have a great deal of industry knowledge and not commission driven so our advice is informed and impartial. Call 0800 068 8462 to speak to an advisor.
A: Stairlifts are fixed to the stair treads, not the walls so it does not matter what type of internal walls you have.[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Q: Can a stairlift go round corners?”]
A: Yes, curved stairlifts can be fitted to go around the corners of most staircases.
A: Stairlifts are designed to take up very little space, we will almost certainly be able to find a stairlift solution for your installation. Alternatively we offer two types of lift which require little modification to you house of flat and are quite inexpensive to install and run.
A: We offer three comprehensive levels of service agreement to give you the best support options and peace of mind.
A: Depending on the installation, stairlifts can carry up to 25 stone or 160 kilos safely.
A: Our pre-installation survey will highlight any preparation work required and will be included within our quotation.
A: Stairlifts and both lifts we supply are reasonably quiet in operation.
A: Most installations should not create much mess. Our engineers will be tidy and will make good after work is completed, but not decoration.
A: Your stairlift will be fitted to your staircase, not your wall so in most cases the answer will be no. In some instances you may have to have a handrail or a window sill reduced in order to avoid clashes with your new stairlift, in which case some minor re-decoration may be needed after the lift is installed.
A: Your stairlift can be removed and refitted to allow for the laying of new carpets or floor tiles. Bentley Mobility Services Ltd. offers this service and if you need more advice please call us on 0800 068 8462.
A: There’s no need to worry, all stairlifts supplied by Bentley Mobility Services Ltd. are operated by batteries, these re-charge when your stairlift is left on a charge point. This means your stairlift will continue to work if the power supply is interrupted for a limited number of trips. Curved stairlifts have designated charge points whilst straight stairlifts will charge wherever they are left on the track.
A: Audible and visual signals will alert you that your lift is not on a charge point. The power supply to the stairlift should remain switched on at all times. If stairlift batteries are allowed to go completely flat they may need to be replaced.
A: Yes, there are stairlifts designed for outdoor installation.