Scooters and wheelchairs are versatile and offer tremendous freedom, but their most common obstacle is the dreaded staircase. Depending on the configuration of your front yard, a ramp may not be the best option—aesthetically or spatially—for everyone. That’s alright, a vertical platform lift can do the trick. With temporary or permanent options, circumventing the porch stairs is a click away. A vertical platform lift allows safe use of indoor and outdoor stairs, making it even easier to comfortably remain in your own home.
Engineered for both indoor and outdoor spaces, the Trus-T-Lift is an intuitive wheelchair lift for vertical rises up to 14ft. Oversized Soft Touch Controls offer riders total independence, even with limited dexterity.
The Trus-T-Lift’s durable design employs a non-slip metal platform and high-sided safety enclosures to make safety a priority year-round. And with its proprietary drive system, the Trus-T-Lift is quiet, reliable and weather-resistant. Even in the most extreme conditions – like coastal and flood-prone areas and extreme heat and cold – the Trus-T-Lift is a platform lift that keeps riders moving with confidence.
Porch Lift Capacities
Your average porch lift is capable of supporting well over 600 pounds. This means that you will rarely be limited to only allowing one person to ride on the lift or worry about exceeding the weight capacity. It is important to consider the weight of your mobility vehicle though, because many mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs weigh more than 200 pounds though, so you will want to consider the weight of the person who will be using the porch lift as well as the weight of their mobility vehicle.
Questions about Ceiling Lifts?
The porch lift experts at Careage Home and Health are on call to answer your questions questions you have about porch Lifts, or looking to order your own. We can help create you a customized plan of care that is right for you.
Porch lifts are very popular in commercial settings because they are often an easy and inexpensive way to make a building ADA compliant. Portable lifts are also very popular, especially in churches and schools. These models are not permanently installed and can be set up or moved in only a few minutes. Usually these lifts are not able to support as much weight or lift as high as other lifts though, but most support around 550 pounds.
Stairs can be hard to overcome if you use a wheelchair or mobility scooter user, but don’t forget that devices such as Vertical Platform Lifts can make your life much easier.