Do stairlifts require regular maintenance?
Many lift systems require lubrication, battery replacement and other general upkeep. BILD provides low maintenance stairlifts that are reliable and dependable. Available packages include in-house factory certified technical repair services for additional peace of mind.
Can a stairlift actually look good?
BILD provides stairlifts that provide the greatest amount of available options for finishes and upholstery. Our stairlifts are designed to look nice and can be customized to your decor.?
Are extended warranties available?
BILD offers the most durable systems available. Nonetheless maintenance is required. We offer preventative maintenance agreements and extended warranty programs.
Does the track extend past the stairs?
Chair lift track will generally extend 12 inches past the top or bottom of the stairs. Thankfully, BILD offers the option of the Harmar Mechanical Self Folding Rail System: a uniquely designed system that allows the track to automatically fold up or down flush with the stairs.
Do I have to get out of my wheelchair to use a stairlift?
BILD offers many options for getting up and down the stairs in your wheelchair. We provide inclined wheelchair platform lifts which have platforms that fold up out of the way. We can also provide elevator systems which save space and can be installed into your existing home. We are one of the few companies nationwide that provides both lift and hoistway construction, all with our in-house staff!
What happens if the power goes out?
Power outages are a frightening reality. Outdoor lifts run off from direct power because weather can make battery packs unreliable. However, our indoor lifts run off battery power, which will make multiple runs in the case of a power outage. Our most efficient model will make up to 40 trips solely on battery backup power.
Why would I buy through a local dealer?
Accountability. BILD is a local, family owned business that treats you like we'd want our own family to be treated. This is why our factory-certified technicians provide regular service, upkeep, and support. And it's why we maintain our own in-house staff of service technicians. By avoiding sub-contractors, we can assure you consistent, high-quality results.
How much do stairlifts cost?
Stairlift systems can vary greatly in cost. Straight stairlift systems generally cost between $2,500 - $4,500. Curved stairlift systems are custom made to specific dimensions and will likely cost between $10,000 - $14,000. BILD assists individuals in finding financing options. See our financial resources page for more information on grant programs, financial assistance, and lending assistance specifically for accessible modifications. Call us today for a free consultation and we can explore the best options for you.