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A guide to stairlift prices

The ‘right’ stairlift is one that allows you to stay in the home you know and love by taking away the difficulties that a staircase can pose.

You are now able to purchase a stairlift on our website, or alternatively we are still here to guide you through the available options to suit your needs and requirements.

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How much does a stairlift cost?

Buying a stairlift can be life-changing, allowing you the freedom to move around your own home and to keep on doing the things that make you “you”. It’s an important purchase, so it’s natural that one of the most frequent questions we’re asked is “How much will it cost?”.

The price of a stairlift is influenced by lots of factors and can differ from home to home. To help you get an idea of the factors that can affect the cost, we’ve outlined many of the factors below. Alternatively, you can book a free consultation or get an online quote by clicking the buttons below.

Factors that affect stairlift costs

For many, having a stairlift installed is a more desirable alternative to some of the more expensive options – such as remodelling your home or even moving to a new house. When choosing a stairlift for yourself or a loved one, there are many questions to ask and factors to consider, not least how much it will cost and what makes the price of a stairlift vary.

When it comes specifically to stairlift prices, it’s important to remember that not all stairlifts are the same. Prices depend on several factors, such as:

  • Whether your stairs require a straight or curved rail
  • Whether we need to trim a windowsill, move a radiator or make any other minor adjustments
  • Whether you’ll want or need to opt for additional functions and features

Straight or curved staircases

The layout of your staircase will be the deciding factor in which kind of stairlift rail is suitable for your home, and therefore what sort of price bracket you can expect. Stannah curved stairlifts for stairs that have turns or landings are made to match the exact contours of your staircase, requiring specialist craftsmanship and technical expertise.

Stairlifts for straight stairs generally cost less but are still made to measure and, exactly like our curved stairlifts, can be customised to suit your taste and needs.

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Optional extras and additional benefits

Our range of optional extras can help to make your chair your own and cater to each individual’s circumstances.

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Power swivel feature:

As an alternative to manual swivel seats, our range of stairlifts are available with a power swivel seat option. This option allows the user to pivot the seat using ergonomically designed controls on the arm of the chair in order to more easily disembark from the stairlift.

Alternative seatbelts:

In addition to our standard lap belts, we offer a variety of seatbelts to cater to different needs. Our easy-to-fasten seatbelts have been specifically designed for a stairlift and can be easily secured with one hand for those with limited dexterity. Our five-point seatbelt provides extra support between the user’s legs and over their shoulders.

Upholstery choices:

Our stairlifts are available with a range of upholstery options to complete your stairlift, with customisable colours, fabric and finishes. You can choose one of the upholstery options available to you when buying a stairlift online, or you can find them detailed on our product pages.

Chair types:

Although it is important for your stairlift chair to be comfortable, it’s just as important to select a seat that caters to your individual needs. There are a range of different stairlift chairs available to choose from, each with its own practical features to suit every scenario – from tilted, saddle-style seats, to smart space-savers, to the ultimate ergonomic support.

Some of our additional functions and features may contribute towards the overall cost of a stairlift.

How much do stairlifts cost?

Insight from a 2020 Which? survey of stairlift owners reported that the industry average stairlift price (including reconditioned, straight and curved) is £3,284.
You can now buy our stairlifts online. We will guide you through the range of options available to suit you and your home.

Straight stairlift and curved stairlift prices

Straight stairlifts start from £2795 and include a 2-year warranty and 2x services. Custom curved stairlifts start from £4995 and also include a 2-year warranty and 2x services. Given the range of variables for each custom design, curved staircase stairlift prices are dependent on the length and shape of your staircase(s), as well as your preferences for specific features and optional extras.

You may prefer to opt for a reconditioned stairlift, or make use of our stairlift rental service.

We will give you a fair and honest quote

We take pride in being a company you can rely on to give you a fair and honest quote for you to consider in your own time. We don’t do ‘only if you buy today’ deals and all our quotes account for:

  • All preparation work, including installing power points, windowsill trimming, moving radiators etc as required
  • Full installation by our own NVQ qualified installers
  • 2 years’ free warranty including expert aftercare, advice and on call engineers available 24/7

For advice you can trust, give us a call today 0808 239 5602 and find out how a Stannah stairlift could help you keep on being you. Feel free to take a look at our reviews page for detailed testimonials left by our customers over the years.

Pricing FAQs

Are stairlifts tax exempt?

The vast majority of stairlift customers are eligible for a VAT exemption. There are two types of VAT exemption which provide discounts to eligible customers. View our VAT eligibility guide for more information.

Can I get funding for my stairlift?

There is not an official stairlift grant, however, if you are eligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant, it is possible to get your stairlift installation partially funded by your local council. Visit our grants for stairlifts guide for more information.

Will I need to pay for servicing?

Like most mechanical appliances we recommend that you service your stairlift once a year. Once your warranty period has expired during which all your servicing needs are covered, we are happy to offer annual service contracts to ensure your stairlift continues to perform at its best. Remember it is always more cost effective to take out an annual service plan than pay for one-off visits.

How much does it cost to run a stairlift?

After the initial cost, customers often worry about the running costs of a stairlift as an additional expense. But there is no need to worry, a Stannah stairlift is cheaper to run than a kettle!

Stairlifts made for you

All our stairlifts whether straight or curved are customised to suit you and your home so call now to arrange a visit to get your FREE personalised quote!