Ameriglide Stairlifts Review

Ameriglide Accessibility Solutions

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From its inception in 2004, Ameriglide has distinguished itself as a mobility aid provider through the manufacture and supply of virtually every kind of mobility aid at very affordable prices per the company’s mission which is “To provide the correct mobility and accessibility solutions for clients needs at the best possible prices, by streamlining the manufacturing, fulfillment, and installation/assembly process.”

Ameriglide is a company founded and headquartered in the United States whose sole devotion is to create an environment that promotes accessibility, freedom, safety, and social engagement. Besides manufacture of stairlifts, Ameriglide is also involved in the production of other mobility aids such as platform lifts, elevators, wheelchair vehicles, vehicle lifts, bath lifts, power wheelchairs, and so on.

To ensure that you have quick and convenient access to affordable stairlifts, Ameriglide has partners and distributors all over the world including Canada that help facilitate a seamless distribution network of mobility aids.

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PRODUCTS

Ameriglide Accessibility Solutions offer a wide range of stairlifts for both indoor and outdoor use at very affordable prices.

Horizon Plus

The Ameriglide Horizon Plus is a quality stairlift built with your comfort and convenience as a priority. This stairlift model, made for straight stairs, integrates all the newest features available in stairlift engineering into one inexpensive unit.

 

Key Features

  • Battery Powered
  • 308lb capacity
  • Footrest safety sensor and an obstruction sensor
  • Self-installable
  • Remote
  • Slim, Easy-fold design
  • Ergonomic joystick
  • Other safety features include a seatbelt and a security key switch
  • Swivel seat

Pros

  • Remote can be used to call stairlifts to wherever it is needed.
  • The slim and easy-fold design ensures stairlifts will not be an obstruction to other users – of the staircase.
  • Obstruction sensors detect obstacles on the stairs and come to a gentle stop to avoid accidents.
  • The inclusion of a key lock helps to prevent unauthorized usage of stairlift
  • The battery-powered feature ensures that your stairlift remains functional even in the occurrence of a power outage.
  • The swivel seat feature promotes safety when getting on and off the stairlift
  • The joystick is very easy to use.
  • Self-installation is possible.

Cons

  • Can only be used on a straight staircase
  • There are other stairlifts with better weight capacity.
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Ameriglide Rave 2

The AmeriGlide Rave 2 is the ideal choice for people who seek a safe, pleasant, dependable, and quick to install solution for their straight staircase.

Key Features

  • 350lb capacity
  • Battery-powered
  • Self-installable
  • Remote
  • Swivel seat
  • Ultra-thin easy-fold design
  • Folding rail
  • Obstruction sensors
  • Durable design

Pros

  • Remote can be used to call the stairlift to wherever it is needed.
  • Slim, easy-fold design and folding rail ensure stairlift will not be an obstruction to other users of the staircase.
  • Obstruction sensors detect obstacles on the stairs and come to a gentle stop to avoid collision.
  • The battery-powered feature ensures that your stairlift remains functional even in the occurrence of a power outage.
  • The swivel seat feature promotes safety when getting on and off the stairlift
  • Self-installation is possible.
  • Tracks are attached to the stairs instead of the walls ensuring that no structural modifications need to be made to your house.
  • The ultra-thin design makes it a viable option for homes with very narrow stairs
  • All metal case construction ensures increased durability of the stairlift.
  • Weight capacity of 350lbs ensures the stairlift is an option for a wide range of individuals.

Cons

  • No key lock
  • Can only be used on straight stairs
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Harmar Pinnacle HD

Ameriglide’s Harmar Pinnacle HD is the heavy-duty stairlift of Ameriglide’s straight stairlift product line.

Key Features

  • 600lb capacity
  • Keylock
  • Wireless call controls
  • Battery-powered
  • Self Installable
  • Swivel seat 
  • Obstruction Sensors

Pros

  • Obstruction sensors detect obstacles on the stairs and come to a gentle stop to avoid collision.
  • The battery-powered feature ensures that your stairlift remains functional even in the occurrence of a power outage.
  • The swivel seat feature promotes safety when getting on and off the stairlift
  • Self-installation is possible.
  • 600lb weight capacity is one of the largest in the stairlift market.
  • Wireless call controls (remotes) can be used to call the stairlift to wherever it is needed.

Cons

  • Can only be used on straight stairs
  • It may not be the ideal choice for narrow stairs
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Ameriglide Rave Curved HD Stairlift

The Ameriglide Rave HD is a very durable and versatile stairlift that is perfect for staircases with 90 degree, 180 degree, or even spiral staircases. The Ameriglide Rave can also be installed for multi-story use.

Key Features

  • 350lb capacity
  • Battery-powered
  • Swivel seat
  • Slim, Easy-fold design
  • Smooth start and stop
  • True-Curve rail with advanced bending technology
  • Obstruction sensors

Pros

  • True-curve rail promotes smoother turns
  • Simple-connect rails and lighter chassis for easy installation
  • Slim design ensures it can be fitted to narrow staircases
  • 350lb is enough weight capacity to serve a large number of people
  • Obstruction sensors detect obstacles on the stairs and come to a gentle stop to avoid collision.
  • The battery-powered feature ensures that your stairlift remains functional even in the occurrence of a power outage.
  • The swivel seat feature promotes safety when getting on and off the stairlift

Cons

  • Not self-installable
  • No key lock
  • No remote
  • There are stairlift options with larger capacities in the market.
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Ameriglide Platinum Curved Stair Lift -(Standard and HD)

The Ameriglide Platinum Curved Stairlift is a very impressive piece of modern technology that enables almost all multi-level house owners to make their staircases handicap accessible without the need for elevators. This stairlift can be installed for use in practically any type of stairs.

Key Features

  • 264 lb capacity (352lb capacity for HD)
  • Battery-powered
  • Swivel seat
  • Footrest safety sensor and Obstruction sensors
  • Wireless call stations
  • Digital diagnostics display
  • Ergonomic Joystick

Pros

  • 352lb is enough weight capacity to serve a large number of people
  • Obstruction sensors detect obstacles on the stairs and come to a gentle stop to avoid collision.
  • The battery-powered feature ensures that your stairlift remains functional even in the occurrence of a power outage.
  • The swivel seat feature promotes safety when getting on and off the stairlift
  • Remote controls can be used to call the lift to whatever level it is needed.
  • Digital diagnostic facilitates real-time monitoring of stairlift condition
  • Can be used on virtually any type of staircase

Cons

  • Not self-installable
  • No key lock
  • 264lb for the standard version is quite small compared to other options available

There are stairlift options with larger capacities in the market.

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Ameriglide’s Outdoor Stairlifts

Ameriglide also offers two options for outdoor stairlifts, the Horizon Plus-Outdoor and the Ameriglide Outdoor Deluxe Stair Lift. Built with weather-resistant materials, the Horizon plus-Outdoor offers you the same features as the Horizon only outdoors and it is not self-installable.

The Ameriglide Outdoor Deluxe Stairlift

Key Features

  • Self-installable
  • Swivel seat
  • 350lb capacity
  • Sensors 
  • Weather-resistant

Pros

  • The Ameriglide Outdoor Deluxe Stairlift offers a weight capacity of 350lbs which is enough to serve a wide range of people
  • Weather-resistant parts ensure the durability of the stairlift.
  • The swivel seat feature promotes safety when getting on and off the stairlift

Cons

  • No remote
  • No digital diagnostic
  • Not battery powered and so cannot be used in power outage conditions.
  • No key lock
  • There are stairlift options with larger capacities in the market.

Ameriglide also has a cargo stairlift (The AmeriGlide AC Cargo Stair Lift) that can be attached to a staircase and used to move cargo (up to 350 lbs) up and down a flight of stairs.

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COSTS

The cost of stairlifts offered by Ameriglide varies from stairlift to stairlift. The Horizon Plus has a starting price of $2249.00 while the Ameriglide Rave has a starting price of $2549.00.

For the curved stairlifts, the Ameriglide Platinum Curved Stair Lift is priced at a starting price of $8999.00 while the Ameriglide Platinum Curved Stair Lift – HD is priced at a starting price of  $9995.00. The starting price for the Ameriglide Rave Curved Stair Lift – HD is yet to be announced.

For the outdoor stairlifts, the Horizon Plus- Outdoor Stair Lift is priced at $3349.00 while the Ameriglide Outdoor Deluxe Stair Lift is priced at $4148.00 (plus shipping). 

The AmeriGlide AC Cargo Stair Lift is priced at a starting price of $3569

Note however that the inclusion of optional features will incur additional costs to the above-mentioned starting prices.

With a team of individuals passionate about the improvement of the lives of people with restricted mobility in every aspect possible, Ameriglide ensures you get more than equivalent value for your money and helps you maintain continued access to that freedom and independence you deserve.

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