Stairlift Prices: How Much Does a Stairlift Cost? | Stannah

Stairlift Prices: How Much Does a Stairlift Cost?

An Introduction to Stairlifts and Stairlift Pricing

There are several important questions to consider when choosing a stairlift for you or a loved one. The right stairlift is the one that lets you live in the home you know, love and enjoy. It removes the difficulties posed by stairs and gives you a safe, reliable alternative to expensive options, such as remodeling your home, installing a home elevator or entering an assisted living facility like nursing homes.

You might be thinking, “Great, but how much is this going to cost?Stairlift installation costs are an important factor in the decision-making process. While there is a lot of information to consider, this guide from Stannah will help answer some of your most pressing questions on stairlift prices. We’ll start by clarifying the factors that can affect the cost of your stairlift.

How much do stairlifts cost?

Straight stairlifts price range is between $2,900- to $5,500. The price generally depends on a combination of factors, such as the stairlift’s features, user needs and the length of the staircase. A straight stairlift can be installed on any straight staircase, both indoors and outdoors. Curved stairlifts usually start at $9,500 and can go up depending on the complexity of the staircase. The rail of a curved stairlift is made to measure to fit the exact curves and bends of your staircase.

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How much does a straight stairlift cost?

A straight stairlift typically costs between $2,900 – $5,500. Many customers choose an option in the $4,000-$4,500 range, while others opt for a factory refurbished model or take advantage of Stannah’s rental program. Other price factors include the additional of optional features, such as a power retractable rail (folding rail) or a powered swivel seat to make it even easier to get off at the top landing.

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How much does a curved stairlift cost?

While pricing for a straight stairlift is fairly standard, stairs that make a turn can be a bit more complicated. Each stairlift is custom measured and designed for the staircase it will be installed on. Our custom curved rail fits your stairs perfectly, looks great and ensures that your stairlift hugs each turn, making for a smoother and more comfortable ride. You can expect prices for a curved stairlift to start at around $9,500, but for an exact quote, you’ll need to make an appointment for a no-obligation, free estimate from one of our stairlift advisors.

To see more about what we have to offer, view our curved stairlift range.

What determines the cost of a stairlift?

The price of a stairlift can depend on several factors, such as:

  • Are your stairs straight or curved?
  • How wide is your stairwell?
  • If there is a low ceiling, how much headroom is there?
  • How far will your stairlift travel?
  • Are there landings at the top and bottom of your stairs?

The biggest determining factor in pricing a stairlift is whether or not your stairs take a turn. For straight staircases, we use a standardized rail, cut to the appropriate length. Stairs that make a turn require custom curved rails designed to ensure the best fit and appearance for these staircases.


Buying a Stannah gives you peace of mind.

Stannah customers are family

When you purchase a stairlift from Stannah, we treat you like family. We don’t send you a stairlift in the box and expect you to figure it out. We take care of our customers. The quote you’ll receive is firm, all-inclusive and includes:

  • Professional Installation by Stannah-trained technicians
  • Industry-leading Warranty
  • All Necessary Safety Features & Options
  • A thorough demonstration on how to operate your stairlift

There are no hidden fees and no sales tax when you purchase a Stannah stairlift. We are available to answer all your questions anytime! We proudly stand by our stairlifts and our reputation with all of our customers.

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What’s Next?
How do I purchase a stairlift?

You may still be considering other options to purchasing a stairlift. Take your time considering your alternatives and do some research. You’re sure to find helpful advice online, which will give you first-hand insight into the options you’re considering.

While each option comes with its own advantages and drawbacks, a stairlift is by far the most cost-effective option, if you want to maintain the full use of your home. Compare our stairlift prices with the cost of a month in a nursing home or assisted living facility. A Stannah stairlift is not only more affordable, but you get to stay in the home you love, navigating your stairs in comfort and safety.

Once you’ve had a look around our website and seen some of our models, a Stannah consultant can provide an accurate quotation for your stairlift during a free in-home consultation. This will include all preparation work and installation, expert aftercare and advice, as well as the peace-of-mind that comes with knowing you won’t have to worry about the stairs. There’s no pressure to buy, but we’re here to help answer your questions and make sure that you get all of the information you need.

Want to learn more? Give us a call or request more information, and we’ll schedule you for a free in-home evaluation. You’ll receive an exact price quote and answers to all your questions and we get the privilege of helping you get your independence back.

Can I buy a used Stairlift?

Yes, all of Stannah’s used – or refurbished – stairlifts have been thoroughly tested, repaired and cleaned and made ready for your home. A pre-owned Stannah stairlift is tested rigorously by our team of engineers, and only receives a ‘Reconditioned’ badge when we’re 100% sure it meets our own exacting standards of quality and safety. You can be sure that when a refurbished Stannah stairlift is installed in your home, it is as good as new. After all, it still has the Stannah name on it. If you’d like to learn more about what Stannah has to offer, you can learn more about our used stairlifts or contact us today!