For people with limited mobility, climbing stairs or managing rooms on different levels of a building can be challenging and time consuming. Vertical platform lifts can resolve these issues by providing easy and flexible access to a raised deck, porch, or other elevations, and floor-to-floor access. These devices are safe and economical solutions when stairs are not a viable option.
The safety and convenience of the mobility challenged user are the major factors to consider when choosing a wheelchair lift. Popular manufacturers in New Jersey offer vertical platform lifts in a variety of designs integrated with high-end safety features. Below discussed are some of the main points to keep in mind before making a final decision regarding your vertical platform lift.
- Loading capacity and space – Consider the total loading capacity of the device and check whether the lift can fully accommodate the size of the wheelchair. As the loading capacity of each lift model varies, it is important to select a model that correctly matches your specific wheelchair requirements.