Install an Outdoor Lift for Your Residential Home

by | Aug 30, 2022 | Lifts

Homeowners who face mobility challenges are currently looking for accessibility solutions that are durable and can withstand extreme weather conditions. If you are looking for a long-term mobility solution to make your home more accessible during weather challenges, installing an outdoor lift would be the right choice for you. Read on to learn more about the benefits of residential outdoor lifts.

What is An Outdoor Lift?

Outdoor lifts are commonly referred to as wheelchair lifts or porch lifts as they provide accessibility for those with limited mobility. Many mobility challenges arise when people with limited dexterity try to leave or enter their homes, making them heavily dependent on others. Outdoor lifts are built to address this issue and allow family members to get in and out of the house independently, without relying on others for assistance.

There are many ways to make your home’s entry and exit points accessible; however, outdoor elevators are much more suitable to accommodate the challenges of entering and exiting the home safely.

Weather-Proof Outdoor Lifts

During today’s climate change, one cannot leave the house knowing the exact weather to expect, especially during changing seasons. You might leave the house thinking it’s going to be a beautiful sunny day, only to suddenly experience rain and wind. Such drastic weather changes can cause people using wheelchairs multiple challenges, from dealing with slippery ramps to trying to maneuver in the opposite direction of a strong wind storm.

As a North American leader in outdoor residential accessibility, RAM Elevators + Lifts proudly offers dependable outdoor lifts that can withstand extreme weather conditions. Our Trus-T-Lift provides homeowners with easy, versatile access to their homes, no matter the weather changes. Engineered with a non-slip metal platform and a high-sided enclosure, RAM’s Trus-T-Lifts ensure the safety of passengers in any weather conditions. Whether it’s raining, hailing or snowing, RAM’s proprietary all-electric drive offers passengers reliable and powerful performance in extreme weather and is also easy to operate. Our Trus-T-Lift is designed to ensure reliable and smooth operation, no matter the weather.

Trust RAM

All RAM products are carefully tested to provide passengers with safe and comfortable rides. In fact, our patented zero-load start feature is designed to protect the Trus-T-Lift motor from extreme heat and cold, enabling passengers to use our Trus-T-Lift every day confidently. In order to ensure seamless integration of the Trus-T-Lift in your home, we have designed all our products with the following features:

  • Limited or No Pit Requirements
  • Machine-Room Less (MRL) Design
  • Low Overhead Clearance
  • Delivered in Three Simple Parts for Quick Assembly

Partner With The Best

For more than 30 years, RAM Elevators + Lifts have manufactured and installed industry-leading accessibility solutions throughout North America. We know that no two homes are alike, which is why we offer customized products to best suit your needs. Request a quote today, or contact us to learn more about our outdoor Trus-T-Lift.


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