Curved stairlifts will take longer to installed than a straight stairlift because the stairlift track has to be designed on a CAD system first to ensure that it will suit the intended staircase and the user perfectly. Installation times have however been greatly reduced with some companies boasting a turnaround of 1 - 2 weeks. The reduction in the overall manufacturing process of curved stairlift tracks has made the purchase of curved stairlifts more attractive compared to buying two straight stairlifts for certain applications that is sometimes suggested by advisors.
Two remote controls to send the stairlift where it is needed
Safety sensors that stop the lift it an obstruction is sensed