Edmonton’s ever-changing weather means that, in some cases, porch stairs are not an option for people with mobility challenges. Pouring rain, hail, ice, snow, and even a rogue leaf can prove disastrous. RAM Elevators + Lifts have created Vertical Platform Lifts that are weather-proofed to provide exceptional, guaranteeing a seamless performance regardless of whether the temperature is -30°C or +30°C.
Aging in place should not have to be a compromise, and RAM believes in the importance of planning for the future. Don’t let the current state of your home prevent you from staying in place. RAM proudly offers Vertical Platform Lifts as an easily accessible feature set at an accessible price. Mobility isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. No one should have to move from their home simply because of life’s unforeseen circumstances.
Don’t let the uncertainties of life get in the way of living up to your fullest potential! Keep reading to learn more about how RAM provides our clients peace of mind.
The RAM’s Residential Vertical Platform Lift (VPL) is built wide enough to support wheelchairs comfortably and has a total weight capacity of 750 lbs. Installing a porch lift provides clients with incredible value, not only in the accessibility and ease of movement but also provides a safe solution to moving heavy loads like sofas or televisions in and out of the home.
Installing a porch lift benefits more than just the person with mobility issues! Do you have an elderly dog struggling to go up and down stairs? No problem; they can safely descend to ground level without unnecessary stress on their old joints.
Safety is Priority
Safety is the number one factor in any elevating device and is the very foundation of RAM’s business. We ensure your porch lift is code-compliant with your province’s specific safety regulations. Safety is intrinsic to the flexibility of the porch lift’s ability to adapt to different scenarios of required accessibility.
From the initial consultation to the installation, RAM has streamlined our processes to be as non-invasive and easy as possible for our clients. We believe in the value of accessibility across all aspects of the world. We are diligent with our forward-thinking to prevent any potential problems before they happen to our clients.
The exceptional team of engineers at RAM has thought of everything. Thanks to their ingenious design, the RAM Vertical Platform Lift installation requires only a concrete pad and a wall anchor. The lift comes in three separate, easy-to-install parts. Don’t worry; we handle all of it, so you don’t have to.
The RAM office phones rarely ever get sent to voicemail because our dedicated team understands the time-sensitive nature of our business. Circumstances can change instantly, and we want to help you return to normalcy as swiftly as possible.
From consultation to construction, clients can typically expect their lifts to be installed and operational within a week of their initial call! The installation process for a short tower with a rise of 52” or less can be done in 1-2 days. For a taller tower with a rise of more than 52”, installation can take 4-5 days.