Buying a 2nd Hand Stair Lift
By procuring a used hand stair lift one can be able to save from around three hundred to one thousand five hundred dollars.
The best way to find a reconditioned or a used stair lift is thought advertisements in magazines, newspapers, buy and sell news papers, and online. Some stair lift dealers are also selling second hand units or reconditioned ones too.
There may be a lot of people needing stair lifts, but because it is very costly only a few people can afford to buy one, even though they need it.
The only reason why lots of people in the United Kingdom are able to buy one is because of the public sector funding available given to them there. In fact the ratio of people who have stair lifts in the United Kingdom is at one is to sixty five.
Cost and Price Concerns
For people who have no public sector funding available or just consider stair lifts expensive but they really need one, buying a second hand stair lift may be an option.
By procuring a used stair lift one can be able to save from around three hundred to one thousand five hundred dollars. The best way to find a reconditioned or a used stair lift is thought advertisements in magazines, newspapers, buy and sell news papers, and online. Some stair lift dealers are also selling second hand units or reconditioned ones too.
When buying a used stair lift, it is not as reliable as buying a new one. And finding a stair lift for curved staircases is not that easy. Because most staircases that are curved have got custom stair lifts. It will be nearly impossible to find an exact stair lift that can match your stair case. The only solution for your problem if you are really decided in having a stir lift even if you have a curved stair case is to try to straighten out your curved staircase.
Warranty and Service
Buying a used stair lift may seem to save you a lot of money, but you have to consider some of this factors that may eventually add up to the cost. Because it is second hand the warranty will be less compared to a new one. Aside from warranty, there is a chance that you will need to call on a service man more.
When buying a second hand model, there is a chance that when being repaired, the parts that you would need will be hard to find. Before deciding to buy a second hand model try to check with the manufacturer if the parts of the second hand model you buy are still available and still being sold.
When you decide to buy a used stair lift, try to research properly about the unit you are about to buy. Check every inch if possible. It may be able to save you a lot of money but you need to be very lucky to find a seller that is really honest and has ethical values to tell you every problem his stair lift has had.