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Bruno vs Acorn Curved Stairlift Challenge

Bruno vs Acorn Curved Stairlift Challenge

June 16, 2017

Bruno vs Acorn Stair Lift and There’s an Obvious Winner Should You Buy a Bruno Stair lift or an Acorn Stair lift? There are two videos below showing the ride quality differences between Bruno and Acorn curved stair lifts. Our Bruno Product is faster due to our custom rails and you can tell the superior ride quality of the unit. Our custom rails are individually made to suit the specific…

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Excellent Bruno rating on ConsumerAffairs.com

June 2, 2017

ConsumerAffairs.com Gives Bruno Stair Lifts Four Stars! ConsumerAffairs.com is a platform where consumers can review retailers they have had positive or negative experiences with. We’ve recently seen a review of our highly regarded Bruno products on the website, which is a completely independent, trusted web-based consumer news and resource center. Looking at our listing on ConsumerAffairs.com, we were pleased to see that customers gave Bruno stair lift products four or…

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HME Welcomes Government Financial Aid for Home Modifications

December 18, 2015

 The B.C. Senior’s Home Renovation Tax Credit (December 16, 2015: RICHMOND) – HME Mobility and Accessibility is pleased that both the federal and provincial governments are providing financial assistance to reduce the cost of home modifications for people and families with mobility challenges. “One of the questions most-often posed by clients to HME staff is whether government assistance is available for the installation of home-modification products,” said Robert Boscacci, a…

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BC Home Accessibilty Tax Credit

April 24, 2015

You May Qualify for the BC Home Accessibility Tax Credit Qualifying home-owners may use the tax credit to offset or reduce purchases of equipment such as stairlifts, vertical platform lifts, grab bars and superpoles, ramps and other equipment, as well as home modifications. On April 21, 2015, the federal government introduced a new ‘Home Accessibility Tax Credit’ to provide financial relief to seniors and persons with a disability who spend…

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Independent Living Checklists

July 8, 2013

For many older adults, independent living—in their own houses or apartments—is an important factor in the quality of their lives. If you are thinking about a modifying a home to increase independent living options, whether it’s your home or someone else’s, you may be surprised to learn that some independent living modifications cost only the time it takes to complete them, and most are in the $150 to $2000 range….

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Home Modifications for the Elderly

July 8, 2013

Modifying homes to make them safer and more accessible allows many elderly people to stay in their homes during their later years. This is good news, since the majority of older Americans prefer this stay-at-home home option (often called “aging in place”) to other situations like assisted living. According to the nonprofit Rebuilding Together, 80% of those aged 50 and older own their own homes, and 92% of them want…

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CMHC Assistance Programs

March 18, 2013

You may be eligible for government assistance with the costs of some of the modifications to the stairway environment under the following programs. HASI — Home Adaptations for Seniors Independence Program This program helps homeowners and landlords pay for minor home adaptations to extend the time that low-income seniors can live in their own homes independently. Low-income eligible seniors with age related disabilities can obtain assistance in the form of…

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Glossary of Terms

March 18, 2013

Flight — A flight in a stairway is a set of steps. Handrail — A handrail is a railing intended for grasping by the hand and located parallel to, and usually at the side of, the stair. A functional handrail serves several purposes including providing visual indicator of the stair, assistance with normal balance and—most critically— the only reliable means to arrest a misstep and fall. Headroom — Headroom is…

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Proper Evaluation of Stairlifts and Verticle Platform Lifts

March 18, 2013

How to Perform a Vertical Platform Lift and Stair Lift Evaluation at Home At HME we want to educate our customers on industry best practices. The benefits of choosing to shop at HME go beyond simply purchasing a quality stair lift. We want our customers to understand that only at HME will they receive the care and attention they’ll need throughout the lifetime of their products. This begins with shopping…

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New program helps people with disabilities and seniors modify homes

March 18, 2013

Would a new ramp, handrails or walk-in shower help you maintain your independence at home? BC Housing’s new Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program helps people with disabilities and low-income B.C. seniors make home modifications that will allow them to continue living at home. Through HAFI, homeowners and landlords with eligible tenants can apply for financial assistance of up to $20,000 for improvements that make their home more accessible and…

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