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    Stairlift - recommendation?

    We're planning to put in a stairlift for my 98 year-old father and his caregiver. We don't need anything fancy, just a basic lift. So we've been looking at the Ameriglide, possibly a reconditioned one (two actually, for two straight runs). Has anyone had experience, heard anything about these?
    - Richard

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    Hi Richard,
    I've got a pair of Ameriglides (my stairs have a landing in the middle) that I've been using for 2-1/2 years.
    They're not fancy but do have a solid, dirt simple, design and were easy to install, a friend did it for me.
    There have been some minor problems but they were easy to trouble shoot and fix.

    The actual manufacturer is Summit, BTW.
    I had to call them once for a question and they were quite helpful.

    Jeff
    Doh!

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    We did a lot of research and found one online for around $2,000. Not a fancy model, but a lot cheaper that the $4,500 to $7,000 we were quoted in town. They have a good video on how to install it yourself and provide great customer service.

    http://www.silvercross.com
    1-800-572-9310

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    Wow, 2 answers within minutes! Is this a great place or what?
    Thanks!
    - Richard

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