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No More Worrying About Your Loved Ones

For the children of aging parents, the daily worry of if their parent continues to be healthy and not trapped is a daily anxiety. With the addition of a stair lift to the house, you can significantly reduce this worry, and make life easier for everyone around, knowing that the stairs are now considerably safer than before.

Add Value to Your Juneau Home

As the baby boomer population proceeds to get older, availability and mobility equipment already set up in your Alaska house will be a significant advantage. It’ll make your home more valuable, and be bought quicker in case something happens. A new lift can considerably raise your Juneau home’s value.

Bypass Breaking a Hip

The stairway are just one of the very dangerous places in your home, and one fall can lead to a serious injury that may greatly hinder you for years. By avoiding falling on the stairs, you may add many added years to your life, and relish your family and grandkids for considerably longer. Avoid breaking a hip, knee or spine with a fall down the stairs.


Has the idea of having to construct an additional bedroom on the first floor or move to one floor home crossed your mind?

People residing in Juneau neighborhoods rely on our qualified professionals, because we focus on safety and precision can fit it within a day or within a few hours depending on your own staircase and when installing your stairlift.

Keep your Autonomy in Alaska, because the stairs do not have to restrict which part of the house you go to.

Unexpectedly having to deal with restricting your movements as an effect of elderly age or a disability can cause you to lose your confidence. It can reduce the quality of your life. That is not mandatory with new technologies which can be installed in your home in order to quit letting those stairs destroy your day.

A lot of people face the tough choice of how to continue to live in their own home and enjoy greater levels of dignity when facing freedom limitations. We are stuck with by our want to help you to get about and live an independent lifestyle, if our bodies change with age.

Getting to your own comfy bed or needing to wait around for someone to aid you in routine tasks can take its toll. In fact, it’s among the core values that health professionals focus on, making sure that they keep a good sense of dignity and also admiration for a loved one.

No wonder, the desire for respect and dignity actually develops more powerful when someone becomes sick, disabled, or challenged with mobility issues.

It is not impossible that you’ve already decided to live at home, instead of an assisted living facility, despite needing to confront a disability or age-related challenge coming your way.

Perhaps you are unfamiliar with installing a stairlift can help you maintain your accessibility to every area of your home. The amazing thing about living at home is that there are lots of choices and they’re yours to make.

We desire to assist you keep your freedom so you do not have to move away from the Juneau home you love.

Decide to set the minds of family and friends at ease.

We worry about people who are closest to us. Peace of mind is an essential element of living in an emotionally supportive way. What occurs to your own body, including the apprehension that you experience with the loss of your mobility and freedom affects people you adore, and that includes neighbors, family, colleagues and friends.

When you have a stairlift properly installed by our Juneau team, then your loved ones can stop picturing the worst when you’re alone at home. They can feel more assured that you are getting about your house and they’re able to put to rest the notion of putting you into an unknown setting at a care facility.

By giving your nearest and dearest peace of mind, you can stay in your home as well as your family can take pleasure in the time on you, since you will have fewer things to worry about.

All of us need to be mindful in our own lives and that means paying attention to our present needs. If you are prepared to fit a stairlift into your Juneau house, without altering the nature of your home, our Alaska team is prepared to install one in your house right away.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Does the VA cover the cost and installation of lifts?

According to AARP, The Department of Veterans Affairs offers a few grants to qualified veterans with disabilities for security advancements in the house. Those include: the Home Improvements and Structural Alternations (HISA) Grant; The Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant; and also the Special Home Adaptation (SHA) grant. Upon qualification, a veteran can receive both a HISA grant and either SHA or a SAH grant. Contact the form 10-0103 to make an application for the HISA grant. Contact the VA and ask for VA form 26-4555 to submit an application for SHA or SAH grant. For information on all advantages call 1 800 827 1000.

2) Can a stair lift go around corners?

Yes. Although straight stairlifts are generally much less expensive, curved stairlifts can be custom built to fit any stairway. Modern rail layouts to fit your lifestyle, leaving plenty of room for individuals to walk up and down the stairs, and effortlessly can help the stairlift traveling around corners tightly, comfortably.

3) How are they powered?

In the event you've ever fought for the remote, here's another remote to add to your set. When you are not using the stairlift, you can save energy by turning it off with the remote also. Stairlifts come in both battery-powered (D/C) and electric (A/C) versions. One consideration is whether you live in a location that experiences a great deal of power outages, because you don't want to be stranded mid-elevator during a storm. (Nevertheless, ask the maker about the backup power system that should be included in your model.) Also, consider the cost of replacing the life of the battery and also the battery. Generally, determined by the brand, it costs $30-$160 to replace batteries or the battery . While some favor electric versions for reasons which range from battery life to some device difficulties unique to battery models, others prefer battery-powered stairlifts, since they can result in lower electric bills, although the cost of the electricity to use the stairlift has been considered negligible by the majority of producers. Because the battery model still has a wall plug to maintain the battery charged, you really do not have to plug in a battery charger after every use. Another thing to think about is how mechanically inclined the user is, cables have to be disconnected and reconnected to fit the newest battery and because casing and the seat on some versions must be removed. Occasionally, this becomes a service call to an installer to make life simpler. Ask for instructions and see whether it is something you will want to replace yourself. We'd be very happy to help you out. Make sure there's a spark plug within a couple of feet of the lift, if you decide on an electrical model. No specific outlets are needed. Request the best way to change the back up fuse on an electrical stairlift.

4) How much would a cheap one cost?

You can likely locate a stairlift that is affordable for about $1,000, but we also recommend that you be careful of scams. Some people have bought a very affordable unit and soon learned that there were defects in the unit or they didn't operate properly once they got them. Quality is essential because you may end up spending more to keep an economical purchase. As a way to discover a reasonable alternative, consider buying used versions or letting one. Scroll through this page to see our guidance on looking for units that are affordable and financing alternatives.

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

No. One of the reasons that the stairlifts are attached to the stairs is to shield your Juneau house from damage related to installation. The treads of the stairs can manage the few screws. The holes are not difficult to cover. The overall value of your house won't depreciate. Realtors used to urge that a stairlift be removed prior to putting your house on the market, nevertheless given increased life expectancy, if you're planning on selling your home, this is not any longer the case.

6) How much does a good stair lift cost?

The cost averages around $3,500 to over $10,000 for a great stairlift. that is Aid and rental systems are available. $6,000 and for a custom curved railing stairway costs are around $10,000. to for a straight flight of stairs look to spend between $2,500 While some usually do not include setup in the purchase price, some products are sold as complete packages including setup and a warranty. The shape of the stairwell, the span of the seat style the path, work, and also the characteristics you want determine the price.

7) Does health insurance cover equipment cost and installation of a lift?

For the reason that they're home alterations, not durable medical equipment, Medicare doesn't cover installation prices and stairlift equipment. Durable medical equipment comprises elevators which are accustomed to help a patient in out of bed or a chair. Medicaid in your state may cover stairlifts through Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers. In Alaska, persons with limited financial resources might be eligible for the Alaska Medicaid COPES Waiver, recently replaced by the Community First Choice Alternative. It empowers individuals who require nursing home level care to receive that care at home and supports independent living, including coverage for home alterations. Family can be compensated for supplying caregiving help. It is best to review insurance policies that are different. Some private health or long-term care insurance can help pay for small house alterations. Check with your Juneau insurance insurance company to review coverage choices.

8) How much do electric stair lifts cost in Juneau?

Used electrical-powered stairlifts can start at about $1,299.00, while battery-powered stairlifts can begin at about $1,399.00 in Alaska. Both versions are priced when you purchase them new. The cost difference is negligible initially. In the long run, electric-powered stairlifts may cost you less, if you factor in the purchase price of replacement and maintenance batteries. Frequently, although there are batteries which are pretty simple to install determined by the version, it is recommended to possess the battery rather than attempt to replace it yourself.

9) Can the track be shortened?

Yes. The tracks could be fixed as well as the length can be reduced. Nevertheless, using the right personal protective equipment is highly recommended. Some manufacturers of supply that is stairlifts do-it-yourself cutting instructions. Hereis the catch though. Ensuring you get the span of the staircase to correspond with the course length is highly critical. Without proper measurements, you may realize that the installation leads to more problems instead of relying on professional installers with expertise. Should the courses cut incorrectly, you might have trouble returning them depending on the yield policy. We highly advise that you cut yourself to the path or do not install your own stairlift. It is not too safe. An incorrect shortening of the path or the wrong length of path can prove to be extremely dangerous, especially when the course is too short. At the top of the stairway or if the individual who desires the stairlift steps off of the seat short of the ground floor, they are able to injure themselves. It is crucial that the tracks as well as the seat work precisely. Accredited installers will save you from lots of headaches and worry and potential prevent injuries that are awful.

10) How fast do stairlifts go?

Typically the speed ranges from 13.78 feet per minute to 29.53 feet per minute with the speed varying with the rider's weight, all within the recommended industry standard. The maximum speed in america is 40 feet per minute. Units can have an emergency brake safety feature in case you feel out of control descending. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers oversees the standards for stairs chair lifts for matters of public safety, including speed under ASME A18.1.. Some manufacturers offer a changeable speed of 0 to 38 feet per minute.

11) How much do they weigh?

The units are not light, which is among the reasons we do not recommend attempting to install them yourself. The lightest units on the market weigh 165-180 pounds installed (chair and course). Some units weight over 250 pounds installed. Chair assemblages and courses come in different sizes and shapes and are made of different kinds of substances depending on its greatest features and the model.

12) Can these lifts be used on wood flooring?

Lifts can be set up on all kinds of flooring (carpet, concrete, tile, marble, linoleum, or bare wooden stairs). Holes will be apparent without carpeting when the stairlift is removed. But, the holes are small and may be filled. Stairlifts can also be set up on wooden outdoor steps. Actually, most professionally installed stairlifts in Juneau price between $500 and $1,000 for the work given a variety of variables based on the problem of the occupation. Tile, metal staircases, or concrete are more troublesome than wooden stairs. Having wooden stairs as a construction material of the stairway makes the occupation for an installer less labor intensive and affordable for you.

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