You may be wondering why curved stair lifts are more expensive than straight stairlifts.
The rail . All staircases with curves or bends are different, some may look similar but can vary by just a few inches, for this reason the stairlift rail must be tailor made to order, hence the extra cost involved.
If your stair case is not straight like A but you have one or more sub / quarter landings like stair cases B, C or D , Then it might be possible to have two or more straight stair lifts , This can often be a cheaper alternative to having a curved stairlift. The stairlift user will need to be able to transfer from one lift seat to the other , the transfer distance would be very small , a good money saving option for a lot of people that cannot budget for a curved stairlift .
If you have a staircase with a sub landing / quarter landing similar to stair case G , Then the below option could be for you . Maybe you have just one extra step at the top ( left or the right ) , in that case your curved stair case will be converted to a straight staircase , if you have two steps this infill will leave you with just one step that might be manageable for the stairlift user .
Either way will be a much cheaper option than a curved stairlift !
If you have a staircase similar to H it is possible that your only option will be a custom made curved stairlift.
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