Monthly Archives: June 2014

 

Wheelchair Ramp

Wheelchair Ramp

Did you know Access and Mobility Specialists design, build and install wheelchair ramps? When considering a wheelchair ramp or access ramp of any nature there are many options and variables to take in to consideration. The most important wheelchair ramp consideration is total rise. That means the difference from door threshold to landing surface in elevation. For example an […]
Wheelchair Lift – Installation

Wheelchair Lift – Installation

This post features a Wheelchair lift installation in Downingtown, Chester County. Wheelchair lifts also known as vertical lifts, or platform lifts provide a way to move a person and their mobility device from one level surface to another. Lift travel can be as short as 6inches or as high as 14ft. Vertical Wheelchair lift installations do […]

Stairglide Install

The pictures in the gallery below are a recent stairglide install completed by Access and Mobility Specialists in a Malvern, Chester County home. The stairglide unit was installed in approx. 1 1/2hrs by a single technician. The stairglide unit is installed directly into the existing stair treads. This stairglide unit is battery powered when in […]
Light Weight Wheelchair Rentals

Light Weight Wheelchair Rentals

Access and Mobility Specialists has a large selection of light weight Wheelchairs and Transport Chairs in our Downingtown showroom available for rental or purchase. We have narrow wheelchairs, wide wheelchairs, wheelchairs with elevating legrests, and Ultra light transport chairs. We even have power wheelchairs! Our wheelchair rentals are available by the day/week/month. A basic light […]

Stairglide with Folding Rail

Here are some pictures from a recent stairglide install. In this West Chester home we installed two short stairlifts. One stairglide each flight before and after the middle landing allowing the home owner to access the upper level of the home with ease. The lower stairglide unit has a “folding rail” option added to allow the main […]
The Basics – Lift chairs and Power Recliners

The Basics – Lift chairs and Power Recliners

If you have difficulty getting out of your recliner or off the sofa due to mobility limitations, perhaps a Lift chair is in you future. What is a Lift chair? Liftchairs are essentially recliners with a specially designed lifting mechanism built into the chairs frame. The motor is then plugged into a standard wall outlet. Pressing […]

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