Comparing Stair Lifts for Straight Staircases
Below is a comparison chart of the top straight stairlifts in the industry. The stair lifts featured below are straight rail stair lifts that EHLS offers to those living in the greater Chicago area. Please note that there may be some features and options that were not included in the chart.
|Photo of Stairlift Model|
|Weight Capcity||300 lbs.||400 lbs.||310 lbs.||350 lbs.||350 lbs.|
|Hidden Gear Rack on Rail Track||Yes||Yes||No||No||No|
|Charges Anywhere on Track||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No (Available as Option)|
|Adjustable Seat Heights||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Seat Swivels Full 90° at Top Landing||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Warranty — Major Components (Motor & Gearbox)||Lifetime||Lifetime||Lifetime||Lifetime||36 months|
|Warranty — Parts||2 years||2 years||2 years||2 years||3 years|
|Rail Distance from Wall||5”||6”||6 ¼”||6”||9”|
|Average Speed||15 fpm||25 fpm||24 fpm||24fpm||15 fpm|
|STAIR LIFT OPTIONS|
|Manual Folding Track||Available||Available||Available||Available||Available|
|Power Folding Track||Available||Available||N/A||Available||N/A|
|Power Swivel Seat||Available||Available||N/A||Available||N/A|
|Power Folding Footrest||Available||Available||N/A||Available||N/A|
Bruno Independent Living Aids
Bruno is one of the top stair lift manufactures in the United States. They are a family-owned business and their headquarters is located Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. As seen above, Bruno offers two different straight rail stair lift models. EHLS is proud to be Bruno’s only stairlift diamond dealer located in the greater Chicago area!
Handicare is headquartered in and offers a number of other accessibility solutions besides stair lifts. EHLS has been proudly offering Handicare products to Chicago area customers over the past several years, including Handicare’s new Freecurve stairlift.
Savaria offers a variety of accessibility solutions for home use and commercial applications. In addition to stair lifts, Savaria manufacturers a range of wheelchair lifts, home elevators, LULA elevators, and vehicle lifts.