If you’re in a wheelchair temporarily, you’re not going to want to install permanent ramps and lifts in your home. This is a large expense that will not be necessary once you are able to walk again. Instead, you may want to look into ramp rentals or ramps that are inexpensive yet will work well in your home. There’s a variety of options available, so you’ll be able to find what you need without a huge expense.
Renting a Ramp
There are many different wheelchair ramps for rent and the company you rent from can help you choose the right one for your needs. Whether you need to get up stairs to get in your home or you live in a split-level home you need to get around, you will be able to find a rental that works for you. The rental time periods are flexible so you can rent the ramp for as little or as long as you need. When you don’t need them anymore, the company will pick them up for you.
If you’re in a wheelchair sometimes and you’d like a ramp you don’t have to rent, you may want to look into discount ramps. Many different ramp styles and sizes may be discounted for a variety of reasons. Some are out of style, but still functional. Others may be scratched or have a cosmetic problem, but will still work fine. If these possible problems aren’t a worry for you, the company you purchase your ramps from may have ramps that will be perfect for your home and cost less than new ramps. Make sure you ask about any discounts when you are looking at ramps so you can be sure you’re getting a good deal.
Making your home handicap accessible doesn’t have to be expensive. Whether you’d like to rent a ramp or you’d like to purchase one so you can use it in the future as well, you’re going to need to make sure you work with a reputable company with a variety of options available. Talk with your local company today to find out which options are available for your home and what discounts you may be able to receive.