How to Choose a Lift Chair

Manufacturers have designed and created lift chairs in a variety of styles, colors, and designs. If you or someone you know has difficulty standing, a lift chair will make their life easier and more comfortable. You are encouraged to consider the following when choosing a lift chair for your home.


The size of your chair needs to accommodate your height and weight as well as space in the room.  Lift chairs come in sizes such as small, medium, large, tall, wide, extra-large, heavy duty and XXL.

Choosing a lift chair that allows you to feel comfortable is essential to your well-being. You don’t want to spend time sitting in a chair that makes you feel uncomfortable or is too small. Always choose a size that allows you to have a few extra inches on each side for added comfort.


Lift chair models are operable by push button controls and have a variety of configurations such as the following:

Two-position lift chair Models

These models have a 45-degree recline.  It has an elevating ottoman and limited reclining backrest.  It is well suited for those who enjoy watching television or resting in a comfortable position.

Three-position lift chair Models

These models don’t offer a full reclining position to rest, but they do provide multiple position options with an elevating ottoman and reclining backrest.

Infinite-position lift chair Models

These models allow the user to recline in comfort in numerous positions. They have an elevating ottoman that helps the user place their feet higher than the heart which is beneficial for treating a variety of health issues. They also come with dual motors and provide a full recline sleep position.

Battery Backup

Lift chair models come with backup batteries. This added security offers peace of mind knowing the user can always depend on the lift chair whether the electricity is working or not.

Lift Chair Materials

Choosing the material of a lift chair is important for your comfort level.  The type of upholstery you choose depends on the amount of time you intend to be in your chair.  Our chairs come in micro suede, tweed, and leatherette.


Consider the advantages and the way a lift chair will improve your life. The most common advantages current lift chair users report are ease of mobility, independence, less risk of injury, and ease in achieving a standing position from the chair.

Lift chairs provide convenience, assistance in standing, and comfort. lift chairs also come in a variety of designs, styles, and colors that complement a variety of home décor themes.

2 thoughts on “How to Choose a Lift Chair

  1. Lynn Campbell says:

    I am having shoulder replacement surgery on November 24. I would like to see about renting a recliner for 1-2 months.. can u provide and deliver and pickup. Also what would be the cost. Thank you

    • Taylor says:

      Hello Lynn! We can provide delivery and pick up for the London and surrounding areas. Please give us a call to see what models we have available for rent 519-204-0109.

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