Frequently Asked Questions About Porch Lifts

by | Jan 25, 2023 | Lifts

For the past three decades, RAM Elevators + Lifts has been offering homeowners across North America industry-leading accessibility solutions, including outdoor porch lifts. Our innovative technology has enabled us to engineer affordable and versatile outdoor home lifts suitable for all homes. The Trus-T-Lift is designed to provide superior performance without the costs and drawbacks commonly found in other porch lifts. Read on to learn more about our Trus-T-Lift below!

1. Does the Trus-T-Lift Require Construction? 

One of the best features of our Trus-T-Lift is that it requires minimal installation and construction. Our porch lift only requires a 5ft x 5ft area, regardless of the rise, allowing homeowners to install our Trus-T-Lift anywhere on their property. RAM’s Trus-T-Lift is designed to be seamlessly installed into any home as it is delivered in 3 separate parts and, depending on the size, can be assembled and ready to use in as little as a few hours. When installing our Trus-T-Lift, all you need is to mount it to a wall, especially for porch lifts that travel greater than 52in, a 15 am, 110V dedicated circuit no further than 8 feet away and a secure footing (typically a 5ft x 5ft concrete pad).

2. Is the Trus-T-Lift Noisy?

Unlike other porch lifts on the market, the Trus-T-Lift is equipped with RAM’s proprietary All-Electric Drive System that is powerful, reliable and quiet. With the all-electric drive system, the Trus-T-Lift does not require any hydraulic fluid to operate, eliminating any harsh smells and requiring minimal maintenance.

3. How Safe is the Trus-T-Lift? 

Equipped with three tiers of emergency auxiliary power, the Trus-T-Lift offers passengers a safe ride, even during a power outage. The first level of emergency is our standard emergency manual crank that helps lower the lift as well as a battery backup for car lighting and controls. The second level of emergency is installing an optional battery backup that will run the motor in a downward direction during a power outage. The third level of emergency is installing an optional full battery backup that will run the motor for 40 cycles with a full load during a power outage. All three emergency backups are designed to ensure that the Trus-T-Lift operates safely, even during a power outage. Other safety features can be installed in the Trus-T-Lift, such as:

  • Key lock
  • Phone for emergency calls
  • Loud emergency alarm

Install your Safe, Reliable and Affordable Porch Lift Today!

Our Trus-T-Lift is engineered to make mobility safe, easy and cost-effective in the short and long term. We have spent years perfecting our outdoor porch lift to offer customers a smart, efficient and compact porch lift suitable for all their mobility needs.

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