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Handicapped Pool Lift: A Guide Plus an Alternative Solution

Armando Carillo Lift & Transfer Systems, Articles, Blog

To escape the summer heat, nothing can be more relaxing than a dip in the pool. Or when it’s cool, a dip in the hot tub can be just as rewarding. For people with a disability, the handicap, anyone bound to a wheelchair, and even older adults that have lost some coordination, balance and overall mobility, taking a dip can …

Elder woman smiling riding down her stair lift to access her basement crafting room in her Huchinson Kansas home

Stair Lift to Basement Crafting Room in Hutchinson Kansas

Armando Carillo Stair Lifts, Projects

Stair Lift to Basement Crafting Room in Hutchinson KansasCity: Hutchinson State: KS, Kansas Project Type: Ceiling Lift and Transfer SystemMarvin called Accessible Systems of Wichita, Kansas, in an anxious rush. The nervousness was evident in his voice. His wife, Marion, had been receiving medical treatment and she was now finding it difficult to get up and down the stairs to …

An older woman gives a thumbs up while riding on a Bruno stair lift installed on the spiral stairs in her home in Paradise, TX

Bruno Stair Lift on Spiral Stairs

Armando Carillo Projects, Stair Lifts

Bruno Stair Lift on Spiral StairsCity: Paradise State: TX, Texas Project Type: Bruno Elite Curved Stair LiftThis older couple needed access to the upper balcony of their home, which provided a serene view of the stars shining bright upon the valley down below. The home is in Paradise, TX, about one hour Northwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area. The …

Rich riding a stairlift installed on his back patio deck allowing him to access his back yard as he lives with MS

Living With MS: Curved Stair Lift to Heaven

Armando Carillo Projects, Stair Lifts

Living With MS: Curved Stair Lift to HeavenCity: Boulder State: CO, Colorado Project Type: Curved Stair LiftThis is the story of Ruth and Rich living with MS (multiple sclerosis). Rich was diagnosed with MS years ago. As time passed, his coordination, balance and mobility worsened. Moving about his multi-level home became more difficult. They had a sunken garage with steps …

One Bruno Elite curved stair lift versus two Bruno Elan straight stair lifts

2 Straight vs 1 Curved Stair Lift – Which is Better?

Nathan Colburn Information, Stair Lifts

Many companies want to sell certain types of chair lifts for stairs with landings, but we encourage you to do more research.  A straight stair lift is designed to take you up a single flight of stairs, but when you have 2 stairways and a landing (also called a transfer point), what is the best option between using 2 straight …

Wheelchair Lift layton in garage next to door

Wheelchair Lift Layton, Utah in Garage Next to Door

Nathan Colburn Projects, Wheelchair Lifts

This Wheelchair Lift in Layton, Utah was installed directly to the doorway to the house. We removed the stairs and didn’t put in the normal wooden platform. With this lift, there was still room to park 2 cars, and the door automatically locks with the lift is not at the top level for safety.

loveland wheelchair lift and platform

Vertical Platform Lift in Garage in Loveland, CO

Nathan Colburn Projects, Wheelchair Lifts

This vertical platform lift was installed in a garage to go up the 3 steps. A Ramp would have taken over 24 feet and more including platforms. This lift has a custom platform with a safety gate that locks when the lift is not in the up position securing the platform. Steps are on the back of the platform and a removable section of the plywood allows for storage underneath the platform.