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By Gabby John Subscribe to RSS | April 26th 2012 | Views:
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The world exists with inequalities abound. One of the inherent inequalities is that of physical disability. It is believed that around 9million disabled consumers exist in the UK. They face hardships in various forms and most of the times they go unnoticed. A major form of inconvenience is commuting! Travelling is major hardship as there are not many facilities for them to travel round! Thus there has been introduced the concept of accessibility equipments. They basically ensure that the physically challenged people experience ease in performing daily activities. In cars, there are now few measures that can enable them to travel by and drive inspite of their physical handicap. However major advancements have been made in respect of lifts. With the advent of platform lifts for the disabled, travelling to and fro stories has never been this easier for the handicap! While a major part of the population can uses lifts and even climbs stairs without any hitch, the disabled consider it an unrealized dream. Thus access lifts are saviors in disguise for them.

Access lifts also known as platform lifts, are specially designed lifts that enable the handicap to travel to various stories. In its most basic form, platform lifts have a certain raised platform to the entrance of the lift. Thus the physically disabled can drive themselves up on to the platform with the help of their wheelchair and thereby enter the lift. Due to the DDA Act, it has become mandatory for all companies to provide sufficient and adequate access options to the disabled. The government is making increasing efforts to ensure that this section of the society is not overlooked and they are given their due facilities. These access lifts are now present everywhere giving greater access to the disabled. It is not only in commercial areas that they are found but even at homes to travel to the higher story, a platform lift is installed for the disabled. There are platform lifts for the transportation of goods also, but they are primarily used for transporting the disabled.

Platform lifts are available in many types and kinds and there are several firms producing them. They have several benefits. But nobody can gauge their importance better than the disabled themselves. The lift companies are changing the world for the better and are a boon for the disabled.

However there are several firms offering platform lift services. All of them have varying attributes and different services. Hence according to the services offered, one must wisely choose a firm to install platform lifts at their house. One of the best companies in UK offering platform services is Platform Lift Company. They offer excellent services and a wide range of platform lift services. They offer various types of platform lifts including internal, external lifts, stair rises etc. They offer all services in sync with DDA guidelines. They not only offer sale of lifts but also fixation and maintenance services. Their services have been greatly appreciated and lived up to consumer satisfaction.

Gabby John - About Author:
Platform Lift Company: DDA compliant internal & external platform lifts & stairlifts supplied, installed & maintained to your specifications. For more deatils on access lifts visit our website www.platformliftco.co.uk

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