Heavy Duty Stair Lift

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$3,049.00
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The AmeriGlide heavy duty stair lift combines maximum strength and durability with unmatched comfort. This heavy duty stair lift, capable of safely lifting up to 500 pounds, has a spacious, contoured seat, accommodating armrests and footrests, and ultra-smooth starts and stops.

The Heavy Duty Stair Lift at a Glance:

  • 500-pound weight capacity
  • 1/3 HP DC motor
  • 110V AC grounded outlet
  • Rider faces down the stairs when riding up or down
  • NOTE: Uses 30" of space, so it must be installed on 36" or wider staircases
Drive TypeCable
Battery PoweredNo
Self InstallableYes
Basic Installation IncludedNo
Standard Capacity500 lb
Max Track Length, Standard16'
Max Track Length, Optional20'
Track MaterialAluminum
Seat Width, Min23"
Seat Depth16"
Swivel SeatYes
Flip-Up SeatNo
Flip-Up ArmrestsNo
Constant Pressure ControlsYes
Footrest Safety SensorYes
Digital Diagnostics DisplayNo
Unit Footprint, In Use29.75"
Unit Footprint, Parked23.75"
Track Footprint19.75"
* CT, MI and WA customers please check your local inspection regulations for stair lifts.
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Options Available for the Heavy Duty Stair Lift

  • Upholstery Color
    • Light Almond  $0.00

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  • Seat Material
    • Vinyl  $0.00

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  • Track Length
    • Up to 16' of track  $0.00

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    • 16' to 20' of track  $184.99

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  • Orientation (looking UP the staircase)
    • The stair lift will be on the left  $0.00

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    • The stair lift will be on the right  $0.00

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  • Installation
    • Self Installation  $0.00

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    • Nationwide Installation  $575.00

      Stair Lift Installation Service
    • Nationwide Installation and Measurement Service  $725.00

      Stair Lift Installation and Measurement Services
  • Installation Permit
    • Permit and Inspection (Required in Alabama)  $285.00

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    • Permit (Required in Kentucky)  $85.00

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  • Installation Special Cases
    • Installation On Concrete, Steel, or Tile Stairs  $300.00

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    • Installation In Remote or Limited Access Location  $285.00

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  • Measurements
    • Please enter measurements in feet or inches. Customers using the Measurement Service can skip this step.  $0.00

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    • 1. Overall length  $0.00

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    • 2. Top stair to bottom stair  $0.00

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    • 3. Staircase width  $0.00

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    • 4. Bottom clearance  $0.00

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    • 5. Rise of one step  $0.00

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    • 6. Tread of one step  $0.00

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    • 7. Diagonal  $0.00

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    • 8. Door at the top  $0.00

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    • Need help measuring? Print out the "How to Measure" worksheet.  $0.00

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Customer Reviews
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Certified Customer
Lift Works Great But There Are Other Issues
Dec 22, 2013 12:28 PM
A Little About Myself
Retired
Pros
Heavy Duty Quality Parts & Construction Fast Shipping
Cons
Needs Better Packing Design Improvement (Foot Rest) Quality Control (Up/Down Switch)
Service & Delivery
N/A
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Item was not packed well enough for what it weighs. Two of the three packages were split open. FedEx was the carrier. The base that chair fits onto was bent, easily fixed with a pair of Channel Lock Pliers. No damage. The Foot Rest is entirely too small for a large person, causing your feet to dangle over the edge. (Safety Issue) The Magnet in the Remote Up/Down Switch was loose and rolling around inside the box with an electrical switch. (Safety Issue) Poor Quality Control, who ever packed this should have noticed. Improvement is needed in your Packing Department, Quality Control, and Design. Other than those issues I've had the lift for a little over a week now and it works great. I'm satisfied with the product and would recommend to others.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Pretty Satisfied
Mar 1, 2013 1:09 AM
A Little About Myself
MS Patient with Foot Drop
Pros
Very Sturdy, low maintenance, A solid ride. Comfy seat.
Cons
Seat is starting to wobble and I'm not sure why. The Foot rest could be bigger and there could be more distance between the seat and it. My one leg dangles.
Service & Delivery
Delivery was fast and in 2 boxes as I recall
I've had this now going on almost 2 years. I was lucky to have very wide steps. I also replaced the existing long power cord with a shorter one so there was no unsightly slack and a flat plug. My electrician put the outlet in at the right spot.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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Heavy duty stairlift
Jul 4, 2012 2:41 PM
A Little About Myself
general contractor
Pros
easy install quick shipping very reasonable, I think i installed this unit 7 yrs ago, all the kids abused it and it still works
Cons
6 flags ride for very large people, not many options for 500 lb people, i screwed on a 2 by 4 by 18' wide to the foot rest so she could really use her feet to hold herself
Service & Delivery
i never needed to call for service Delivery was excellent - quick
This chair faces down to accomodate very Large xxxx people, I installed this for a woman of 600 lbs, she might of been scared, on the ride down but she was able to exit the home as she needed, not many options for the price. less than 3 hours to install, 2 guys,
22 of 24 people found this review helpful
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Certified Customer
Sturdy but not necessarily safe
Dec 10, 2009 6:46 AM
A Little About Myself
Athletic. Average Health. Caregiver.
Pros
Sturdy
Cons
Bulky and Unsafe
Stairlift is not designed for narrow stairways. Seat should be designed to position a patient facing across stairs instead of facing downward.
AmeriGlide replies:
Thank you for your response. Our Heavy Duty Stair Lift has a 500 pound capacity. In order to safely lift this amount all the weight must be placed directly over the track. Therefore the seat must face down the track instead of perpendicular to it like our other models. Although looking down the stairs may feel strange to some users, this is a safe position. In addition, the Heavy Duty Stair Lift has a wider seat to better fit larger users. Because of the positioning and the wider seat, this stair lift does take up more room than regular units. If you have any concerns about your safety, please contact us immediately.
69 of 74 people found this review helpful
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Certified Customer
This is a very slick product.
Dec 8, 2009 12:07 PM
A Little About Myself
Pros
Lightweight, Easy Storage, Sturdy, Safe
Cons
We are using stairlift to compliment our one elevator. We have many very elderly persons in the building and this product makes them feel safer.
32 of 36 people found this review helpful
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Certified Customer
Couldn't do without.
Nov 24, 2009 1:13 PM
A Little About Myself
Elderly
Pros
Sturdy & Safe
Cons

The installation of this stair lift was designed to assist my wife with an impossible task of climbing/ascending 25 flights of stairs to our apartment. My wife had become hostage to her inability to get up and down in an effort to simply go to the doctors office, food shopping, or simply enjoy fresh air in our back yard. This product was one half of the cost of the others we researched and found to be quite, reliable and a safe means to continue to enjoy our lives with the freedom we once enjoyed. Thank You AmeriGlide

37 of 43 people found this review helpful
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Certified Customer
Perfect
Nov 23, 2009 9:55 AM
A Little About Myself
Athletic
Pros
Safe, Sturdy
Cons
The Stair Lift is used to gain access to our American Legion Post. Without it we would not be in compliance with ADA Act, and we would not be able to have our video lottery equipment.
35 of 39 people found this review helpful
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Certified Customer
My tenant loves it.
Nov 18, 2009 12:26 PM
A Little About Myself
Average Health
Pros
Sturdy, Safe
Cons
My tenant can't walk up any stairs, and now he can get upstairs without any trouble. His wife also uses it occasionally.
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