A veteran is suspended in mid air by the Body Support system of his SureHands ceiling lift.

Body Support System Grants Veteran Freedom of Movement

Armando Carillo Projects, Lift & Transfer Systems

Body Support System Grants Veteran Freedom of MovementCity: Colorado Springs State: CO, Colorado Project Type: Ceiling Lift with Body Support SystemWe worked with this client on his SAH project years ago and then I got a call from a VA rep at the Denver VA saying they have a Vet in Colorado Springs who’s sling is uncomfortable and does not …

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 …

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 …

Wheelchair lift to second floor, level apartment over a barn-shaped garage installed for a handicap father in Salida, CO

Wheelchair Lift to Second Floor Apartment Home

Armando Carillo Projects

Wheelchair Lift to Second Floor Apartment HomeCity: Salida State: CO, Colorado Project Type: Wheelchair LiftsShawna’s father had a stroke so she wanted him to be close by. She also wanted him to maintain his independence and have his own space. Instead of moving him into their own home, they offered him the full apartment above their garage. The only problem? …

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 …

Wheelchair Lift vs Modular Wheelchair Ramp: What’s Right for You?

Armando Carillo Blog, Education

Both a vertical platform lift (VPL) and a modular wheelchair ramp are ideal solutions that grant a user home accessibility. There are various factors to consider between these two durable medical equipment options. This side-by-side comparison should help steer you in the right direction. Factors VPL Modular Wheelchair Ramp This comparison serves as a guide and Accessible Systems highly recommends …

A Bruno straight stair lift installed at Accessible System's Denver, Colorado showroom

Do Stair Lifts Damage Stairs or the Wall?

Armando Carillo Blog, Articles

Many people with physical disabilities or mobility challenges hesitate installing a stair lift because they think stair lifts damage stairs or the wall in their home. There is a myth that stair lifts are attached to the wall and that when it comes time to remove them, they damage the wall. The truth is that a stair lift does not …