Curved Stairlift Inside Building

Humans are incredibly ingenious as exhibited by the technology revolution that we currently live in. From cell phones and computers to self-driving cars and drones, we are surrounded by inventions that make our lives easier.

The stairlift is one of those inventions that have allowed those with disabilities, mobility issues, or the elderly to stay in their homes longer. They are one of the most overlooked inventions that have made our lives easier.

Able Care Group in New Jersey offers the best stairlifts, vertical platform lifts, and wheelchair ramps for those who need them. Below, we’ll take a closer look at curved stairlifts. Contact us today to get started!

What is a Stairlift?

A stairlift (or stair glide, chair lift, or stair chair) is a device that usually runs on electricity or a battery that lifts people up and down stairs. These devices are quite simple when you think about it. A rail is installed either along a wall or on the treads of the stairs. Then an attached chair moves up and down along the rail with just a push of a button.


Stairlifts were originally designed to be straight. They are parallel to your stairs and are best suited for staircases with no turns, bends, or landings. However, many people don’t have a completely straight stairwell that goes up to the second floor of their home. Thus, the need for a curved stairlift fueled this invention.

Curved stairlifts use a rail system that can curve along with your stairwell. Most of these are custom made since most people’s house’s stairways are unique. Thus, with a curved stairlift, you can still go up and down the stairs in one continuous motion. Plus, with a curved stairlift, you can park the chair out of the way of the stairs so it’s not a hazard.

You can conceivably install two straight stairlifts instead of one curved stairlift, but that would require you to get on and off them mid-way, which may not be the safest idea. Plus, it may just be way too inconvenient. Curved stairlifts can be installed outdoors as well.

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Able Care Group offers curved rail stairlifts for our New Jersey customers. We offer custom fit chair lifts so your chair lift will fit your home and stairwell perfectly. Our chair lifts for stairs are battery-powered and use a locking swivel seat. It features a two remote call/send controls, a footrest, and a carriage safety sensor. There is a charging station indicator light at the top and the bottom of the stairs. These stairlifts are fully adjustable and can hold up to 400 pounds.

In addition, Able Care Group offers the Bruno Curved Rail Stairlift, as well as outdoor curved stairlifts to meet your needs. Our outdoor curved stairlifts are made extremely durable and hardy, featuring a weatherproof cover and exterior grade hardware and vinyl cushions.

Able Care Group has been installing and maintaining chair lifts for over 30 years. We care about our customers and offer 24/7 support for when your stairlift is giving you trouble. We are friendly, professional, and locally-owned. We guarantee a 72-hour install time frame, and we offer discounts to veterans. We guarantee our chair lifts for 100 days, and if you are not satisfied, let us know. We offer financing at 0% for up to six months for qualified applicants. There truly is not a reason to pick Able Care Group for your chair lift installation in New Jersey. We also offer wheelchair ramps and platform lifts. Give us a call today to get started!