If, when walking your stairs you have to make any turns, you are going to require a curved stairlift to accommodate the bends in your staircase. If not, then you need to view our page on straight stairlifts. Unfortunately curved stairlifts are typically more expensive than straight stairlifts because of the dedicated design and construction techniques involved.
There are many considerations to take into account when choosing your new curved stairlift. If your staircase has one or more turns, a curved stairlift is required. Curved stairlifts are unique and bespoke to your house and incur a waiting time.
Do I need a curved stairlift?
A) Straight Stairlift
B) Straight with platform, Curved Stairlift or 2 x Straight Stairlifts
C) Curved Stairlift
D) Straight with platform, Curved Stairlift or 2x Straight Stairlifts
E) Curved Stairlift
F) Curved Stairlift or 2 x Straight Stairlifts
G) Curved Stairlift
The cost of curved stairlift is based on a number of factors but primarily the more bends in the staircase and the longer the rail, the more expensive the stairlift would be. As a result of this and because of the various configurations and track lengths that can be involved, it would be impossible to quote prices for curved stairlifts without carrying out a full site survey.
However, as a guide it is not uncommon to pay up to £5,000 for a new curved stairlift. Fortunately, it is possible to buy a quality reconditioned curved stairlift which has the effect of reducing your financial commitment.