27 Apr What You Need To Know About Platform Lifts
The platform lift is a revolutionary and cost-effective option for existing or new buildings, restaurants and homes to provide a genuine alternative for disabled people who are unable to climb stairs or go up a ramp.
Not only do they provide mobility access for wheelchair users, but the lifts themselves are stylish, easy-to-use and compliant with all industry standards, which makes them a hugely popular solution for companies or individuals that want to attract disabled people.
- Advantages of a platform lift
There are several advantages, and not just for the user, but also for the individual or company who is installing one. As previously mentioned, they are cost-effective, quick and easy to install, and don’t require a load-bearing wall or machine room. Therefore, with minimal build works, it won’t disrupt your business and you’ll end up with a quality platform lift that makes your premises far more appealing.
For users, a platform lift will provide you with safe and secure travel up and down levels, ensuring you have access to important locations. It allows you to live your life to the fullest with minimal restrictions and more independence.
- What you should know before installing a platform lift
Consider the exact location you would need to install the platform lift, how far up and down the travel is, whether it is easily accessible and will provide enough space getting in and out. You’ll also need to factor in the positioning of the door to ensure ease of use and streamlined travel. These considerations will help you gauge how much space is needed and what size platform lift would be suitable to your needs.
Now that you have a better understanding of how a platform lift works, you can use it to appeal to disabled customers if you’re are a business owner, or if you want to provide easy access to your home for a loved one.
If you need more information about which platform lift is best for you or your business, feel free to contact us today so we can access your needs.