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Welcome to our free stairlift advice page!

Our customers have told us that in their experience when they start to find out about lifts they can find it to be quite a minefield.  They are not quite sure about who to trust or where to start – so the answer is start right here on our free stairlift advice pages.  Here you’ll find all the information you need to make the best decision on having one fitted

Colin and Coral Major, 1st Choice Stairlifts Directors
Stairlift Trusted product advisor

We can help you make the best decision

At 1st Choice, we’ve helped to transform over 4,500 customers lives and we can help transform yours too.  We want to help you to remain independent and live your life, your way, in the home you love

50 Years Experience

Here on our advice pages you’ll find lots of useful educational articles to help you in your research.  Together we have a combined industry experience of over 50 years, working both for the manufacturers and ourselves in sales, engineering and customer service.  Quite frankly what we don’t know about lifts isn’t worth knowing!  We want to share with you our wealth of expertise and what we’ve learnt from our customers, to help you make sure you make the right choice when buying a lift.  Our advice can be relied on as we are qualified “Trusted Assessors” and as we run an independent company, our reviews and advice is totally unbiased and independent of any manufacturer.

Browse our articles below or use the search bar to search for specific questions.  If you can’t find the answer, why not call our expert team or email us [email protected] or even chat with us on live chat and we’ll only be too pleased to help you.  You can also connect with us on Facebook and Twitter too.

You can find more information on our carefully selected product range on lifts for straight stairscurved stairs and vertical lifts pages.

Why not book a showroom visit to try our range of products in person or contact us to arrange a free home assessment visit on 0800 019 22 10.

Happy Reading!

Coral Affleck-Major & Colin Major

Directors & Owners and Your Trusted Stairlift Experts

Authored by:  Coral Affleck-Major, Joint Managing Director and Owner, with 24 years of industry expertise Expert advice on how to maintain and

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