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How to Prepare Your Home for a Stairlift Installation

How to Prepare Your Home for a Stairlift Installation

As we age and our mobility declines, navigating areas in our homes can become increasingly challenging. If you have decided to install a stairlift, it's essential to prepare your home ahead of time to ensure a seamless and stress-free installation. In this blog post, we'll share some tips on how best to prepare your home for stairlift installation. 

1. Ensure All Entryways are Clear

As installation day gets closer, it is important to ensure that all entryways and access points in your home are clear and free of tripping hazards. Clearing entryways ensures that the installation team can simply and safely access your home to efficiently install your stairlift. 

2. Discuss the Flooring on Your Stairs with the Installation Team

It is important to contact the contractor who will be installing the stairlift, prior to the date of installation, to discuss the current flooring on your stairs. Typically, carpet and rugs are not a problem when installing stairlifts, but it is helpful to check ahead of time to prevent any delays with the installation. 

3. Remove Decorations and Wall Hangings

Wall decorations can be a hazard to the team installing your stairlift and decorations can become damaged through the installation process. It is helpful to remove any hazardous decorations and wall hangings prior to installation to avoid broken items or risk of injury. 

4. Schedule a Professional Cleaner

Throughout the installation process, a lot of dust and debris may accumulate in your home. To prevent any breathing problems, do a deep clean yourself or hire a professional cleaner to give your home a deep scrub after installation.  

Stairlift installation is a quick and simple process. Advanced preparation will save both you and the team installing your stairlift time to ensure the day of runs smoothly. Your safety is important to us, and we offer reliable stairlifts that can help you get from each floor of your home safely. Visit our website to find a stairlift style that will fit perfectly in your home, if you need any assistance, please reach out to our team!