With summer just around the corner, many people are looking forward to enjoying the long days and warm weather. However, those of us with mobility issues can often find it more challenging to enjoy a beautiful day outdoors. Trouble using the stairs or other mobility challenges can cause people to spend less time outdoors, missing out on time in the garden, socializing with friends, and gatherings with family.
Installing an outdoor lift can make spending time outdoors easier for people with limited mobility. Read on to find out the top benefits of installing an outdoor lift below.
1. Easy Access to the Great Outdoors
A wheelchair, scooter, cane, or issues using stairs shouldn’t ever prevent you from going outside. An outdoor lift will make it easier to get moving, from enjoying your property to venturing out in the great outdoors. Not having to worry about getting up and down makes it easier to enjoy your time outdoors, experiencing the best the summer months have to offer while remaining healthy and active.
2. More Socializing
The right outdoor lift makes getting in and out of your home simple and easy. When you don’t have to worry about mobility, you’re more likely to get out of the house and be a part of your community. Catching up with friends at a restaurant, visiting family’s homes, and other social events become much less of an ordeal with an outdoor lift; give you the security and peace of mind to spend time socializing without having to worry about getting back into your home.
3. Independence & Freedom
Being able to safely and easily leave your home gives you greater independence, as well as the freedom to do what you want, when you want. You’ll be free to get out and about when it works for you, not just when it’s convenient for others. Being able to pick items up from the store for dinner, go for an evening stroll, or even head down to a local cafe for dessert are all within reach when you have an accessibility solution that works for you and your lifestyle.
4. Year-Round Accessibility
A common misconception about outdoor lifts is that they’re only really useful in the summer months. If you live in an area with a harsh winter season, you may think that it’s not worth it to install a lift you’ll only use for a few months a year.
However, modern outdoor lifts are engineered for all-weather use, meaning you can enjoy the same freedom and accessibility year-round. Our Trus-T-Lifts are specifically designed to reliable access solutions in any conditions, including extreme temperatures, humidity, and any other inclement weather.
Keep Moving with RAM
At RAM Elevators + Lifts, we engineer products that provide easy, affordable accessibility solutions with superior reliability, comfort, and performance. We understand that your lift will become part of your daily routine; we design lifts that offer the best experience possible.
Our Trus-T-Lift products are the ideal solution for outdoor accessibility. The Trus-T-Lift’s Soft Touch Paddle controls are highly responsive and easy to operate, even with limited dexterity, allowing users to get moving with ease. The field-proven electric drive system offers reliable, powerful performance in outdoor applications with minimal upkeep, while our patented Zero-Load Start design protects the Trus-T-Lift motor from extreme cold and heat, ensuring reliable startup and use in any weather conditions. Finally, the Trus-T-Lift’s non-slip platform and high-sided enclosure keep you safe and secure from top to bottom.