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Retrofitting Home Lifts

Though often thought of as something that must be included in the design of a new house, residential lifts can also be retrofitted into an existing home. With the compact design and customisation options of many home lifts on the market, installing a home lift that will seamlessly fit into an existing home has never been easier.

As Queensland’s leading lift company, Axis Lifts offers quality residential lift retrofits Brisbane and Queensland wide, at a competitive price. With over 94 years of combined industry experience and more lift technicians than any other Queensland lift company, you can count on us to provide quality home lift installations. We also offer quality lift maintenance services, with a 24/7 service response to keep your lift running smoothly year-round.

The Benefits Of Retrofitting A Home Lift

Futureproof Your Home

Regardless of your current mobility level, if you’re living in a multi-storey home, installing a home lift is an easy way to futureproof your home. With a home lift, you will be able to live comfortably in your home for years to come.

Whether you have elderly parents moving in, less mobile loved ones who visit, or your own mobility is becoming limited with age or illness, a home lift will ensure that you are able to remain in your home well into retirement. The increased accessibility that a home lift provides will also ensure that your children and grandchildren can continue to enjoy your family home.

Effortless Access & Convenience

Another benefit of retrofitting a home lift is the effortless access and convenience it can provide, regardless of your mobility level. Not only will a home lift provide your household and guests with easy access to all levels of your home, but it can also be used to help transport bulky items such as groceries, laundry, and garbage bags.

Save yourself the backache and potential injury of constantly walking up and down the stairs with the convenience of a home lift that will transport you quickly between floors at the touch of a button.

Avoid Moving

Retrofitting a home lift will also help you to avoid the cost and hassle of moving to a single storey home when taking the stairs starts to become increasingly strenuous and risky. Maintain your independence with a home lift that will allow you to remain in your family home for as long as you like.

Design Your Lift To Suit Your Home

Axis Lifts offers a range of residential lifts that can be retrofit into almost any home. Additionally, many of our home lifts come with customisation options to ensure that your new lift will fit seamlessly into your existing home. We offer customisation of colour, materials, and other design features for a lift that is tailored to perfectly fit your space while complementing the existing decor.

Considerations When Retrofitting A Home Lift

Though often not as straightforward as installing a lift as part of a new build, with the right lift company you can have a home lift seamlessly retrofit into your existing home. To ensure that your home lift installation runs smoothly there are a few things to consider before retrofitting a home lift such as available space and access needs.

Available Space

As your lift will be installed in an existing home you will need to ensure that there is enough space to house the lift cabin and shaft. Most lifts will also require a pit on the lowest landing, or in some cases, a ramp can be used to install a lift without a pit.

Axis Lifts offers a range of compact home lifts, ideal for retrofit installations. Alternatively, if there is not enough available space inside the house, a home lift can be installed externally as an extension to the home.

Access Needs

Another consideration when retrofitting a home lift is your access needs. Is your lift intended for use by one person or 5 people? Will other items need to be transported such as a wheelchair or walking aid? How many floors will your lift service?

Considering how and when your lift will be used will ensure that you choose the right lift for your home and needs to get the most out of your investment. If you’re not sure which lift is right for your home, our experienced lift specialists can help you decide on the best lift based on your access needs.

Reliable Home Lift Retrofits Queensland

Axis Lifts provides reliable home lift retrofits Queensland wide. Our team of qualified lift technicians will assist throughout the entire process, from selecting the right lift to completion of installation and beyond. With out 24/7 service response and tailored lift maintenance packages, you can count on us to keep your lift running smoothly year round.