Bruno Elite stair lift installed on a curved stairway in a home, header image for a repair and troubleshooting guide

Bruno Stair Lift Repair and Troubleshooting Guide

Nathan Colburn Information

Use this guide to help troubleshoot and repair your Bruno stair lift. This guide is skewed for the Bruno Elan and Bruno Elite stair lifts models. Troubleshooting a stair lift from any other brand or manufacturer may vary by make and model. Is the beeping truly coming from your Bruno stair lift? You’d be surprised how many times we go …

Hoyer Lift versus ceiling lift collage and comparison

Hoyer Lift vs Ceiling Lift: A Guide to Safe Transfers

Nathan Colburn Articles, Blog

A Hoyer Lift is a brand of patient lift that has become a generalized term used in conversation – much like other trademarked brands like Frisbee, Thermos, and Escalator. Many professional caregivers are quick to recommend a Hoyer Lift, when in fact they could be referencing a number of patient/client lift systems available and that could be made by other …

SureHands Ceiling Lift System is 5-Star Genius

Nathan Colburn Articles, Education, Newsletter

Ceiling Lifts system by SureHands uses a wide range of options which can restore independence and increase accessibility throughout a home. These lifts provide customizable solutions that will allow physically challenged men, women, and children access the bed, shower, bath or toilet and aid in the changing of clothes, standing, and ambulation, and catheterization, at time independently or with the …

5 Case Studies of Home Accessibility Solutions

Armando Carillo Articles

Take a look at the following home accessibility solutions that sparked happiness from our clients, and let’s celebrate these families’ stories and lives. 1. Modular Wheelchair Ramp Installed in a Garage Michael is all smiles at the top of his newly installed modular wheelchair ramp in the garage of his Utah home. Installing a ramp in a home garage entrance …

3 Benefits of Adaptive Equipment Over Home Modifications

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Adaptive equipment or home modifications / remodeling – which is the best solution for people struggling with mobility in and around the home? When making a home accessible, our team helps clients explore adaptive equipment that can be installed to overcome mobility barriers, as well as remodeling projects. In some cases, modifying a home is unavoidable because, for example, if …

Collage of cheery elders as part of a home safety guide for seniors

The Home Safety Guide for Seniors

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles, Education, Resources

Most seniors want to age in place in their homes, well past retirement and into their golden years, and with a bit of help, they can. When circumstances change, specifically in the areas of mobility and ability, seniors may look for ways to make the rooms in their homes more easily accessible for themselves. Adult children of aging parents also …

Chair lift pricing varies and here is a Bruno Elite stair lift for a straight staircase in a home

Chair Lift Pricing

Nathan Colburn Articles, Blog, Information

Chair lift pricing varies by model, features, the type of stairs you have – straight, curved, L-shaped – your specific needs, where you are located and shipping requirements. Here  are some good budgetary tips to consider when shopping for your chair lift. Financing can be available for the right person or use case. Is the chair lift for a straight …

Garage stairs ideas to help plan for home accessibility

4 Intuitive Garage Stairs Ideas to Help You Adapt to Change

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

The first step through the door from the house into the garage is often the most disorienting and dangerous aspect of exiting a home. In homes with this type of design, the following 4 garage stairs ideas help solve the dramatic elevation change and can be adapted over time as change in circumstances occur for the homeowner. GARAGE STAIRS IDEAS …

How to qualify for a sales tax exemption for durable medical equipment and

How to Save Money with a Sales Tax Exemption for Home Medical Equipment

Armando Carillo Blog, Education

Because home accessibility is so important to healthy living, many states provide a sales tax exemption for durable medical equipment including stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, wheelchair lifts, overhead ceiling lifts and many other useful equipment. This can save you money if you understand how it works. Sales tax for many states is between 5% and 12% based on where you …