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Installing your stair lift


Installing your stair lift

Installing stair lift is an intricate job hence it needs some basic steps to follow. Of course, installation is required to manage the use of the purchased item but for better safety, some pre-installation guide needs to be followed to avert any kind of after hassles.

The packaging of the item needs to be checked, if somehow it is damaged condition you should not receive it and report back to your purchase point.
Yu need to verify whether you have received the right box according to your purchase instruction and order. A 15-amp plug with proper grounding is pre-requisite for the installation of the stair lift. Before installation you need to collect required permission to install the same. For the floor type, need to check the floor strength and the space required for extension on the upper landing, it is wise to take help from the manufacturer. Otherwise to avoid all these verifications and evaluation it is better to contact the nearest installer or ask company for the reference of authentic installer. After pre –installation formalities are over come the question of installation of stair lift installation factor.

Normally stir lift boxes are available in three boxes .In the first box it contains, seat box, track box, unit and top2’ track; seat box and unit box needs to be set in the upper stair and has to keep aside.
Now track box needs to be unpacked and accordingly all the components have to be arranged for the fittings of the rail. Normally, track bracket bolts, adhesive clips, call control extension, wood screws, and cord and bracket are placed in this box.
After identifying the bottom track portion, lower track section will be placed on the bottom stairs and track and brackets will be placed against the molding and accordingly set the brackets.
Splice bar are used for the joining of track sections; to hold the track in the proper place the track need to be slightly slide and accordingly the screws are to be tighten.

Upper track section needs to be glided in the lower track section, the splice bar set screws need to make tight to hold the tracks in a firm way.
Lower call control wire needs to be routed properly and with the manual direction given in the instruction leafs.


While installing the main unit somehow certain assistance may be required because this unit is heavy in weight. The unit needs to be taken out of the box without opening it properly and shipping brace needs to be kept outside.
Slack cable reset procedure deals with motor belt and pulling pulleys upward which will help to move the unit in upward direction.
Plastic chain and traveling cord installation is done with adhesive clips, these clips needs to be fitted as per the specification with the wall.
Then come the step of installing the lower limit cam. As it is safety device and helps to stop the unit in every landing it is required to install it very neatly otherwise there is chance to occur accidents.
Installation of seat involves the placement of seat, it should be done according to user manual and back rest should be adjusted as per the comfort of the user.
Installing call is the next step and here final routing of the call control wire is done. According to the design of the staircase the track design needs to be completed.