When buying an ADA wheelchair porch lift, Durham, NC residents are often confused by the name. Is this lift only for porches, they wonder.
Thankfully, however, the name is a bit of a misnomer, which is why this lift is also commonly referred to as a vertical lift or a platform lift. Porch lifts, despite their name, can work indoors and outdoors, are useful in a variety of situations, and carry many unique benefits.
Variable Lift Heights
In Durham, NC, wheelchair porch lift options are plentiful. This means that you can choose from lots of different options with lots of different capabilities. Lifts are commonly used for helping users get up and down stairs, on and off porches and decks, and so much more.
In fact, it’s not uncommon to find lifts that can hoist people up to 14 feet in the air or more. For best results, though, don’t choose a lift or a lift height on your own. Let the experts here at Orthopedic Service Company do the measuring and the deciding for you. We proudly offer free in-home assessments and general assistance to ensure you always end up with just the right lift to meet your needs.
One of the first things people typically ask us is whether or not a disability porch lift is expensive or not. Like most assistive devices, though, prices on these lifts vary greatly.
Luckily for you, if you go through us, we can work with just about any budget. Let us know what you are willing and able to spend, as well as the type of lift you’re looking for. From there, we’ll do our best to match you with a lift that meets your financial constraints. After all, your satisfaction is our main priority.
So, as great as a disability porch lift sounds, you’re probably wondering one major thing: is it safe?
The answer is a resounding yes! Lifts are, to start with, equipped with safety sensors that prevent them from working or moving if any kind of obstruction is the way. Thus, if you have small children or pets at home, you can rest easy with this type of lift.
Furthermore, most lifts are fully or partially enclosed, which can prevent accidents or injury in the rare case that someone slips out of a wheelchair or other assistive device while the lift is in use.
Contact Us Today
As you can see “porch” lifts are so much more than their name dictates. If you’d like to add one to your Durham, NC home or to learn more about this option, we invite you to contact us today. Our friendly, supportive team will always provide the assistance you need and will never steer you in the wrong direction!