Lift Chair Buying Guide

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Here you will learn about basic features of a Lift chair. Follow our guide to make this an easy and educating experience.

  • Seat size: Consider your height and weight
  • Seat width: Lift chairs come in many widths to accommodate your weight
  • Seat height: Seat height comes in 4 heights to accommodate your height
  Under 5′ Under 5′ - 5′3″ Under 5′4″ - 5′10″ Under 5′11″+
Under 300 lbs. 20″ x 18″ 20″ x 19″ 21″ x 19.5″ 23″ x 20″, 23″ x 22″
Under 350 lbs. 23″ x 18″ 27″ x 19.5″ 27″ x 19.5″ 29″ x 22.5″
Heavy Duty   33″ x 21″, 29″ x 21″
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Two Way or Two Position Lift Chairs

A Two Position Lift Chair is limited to a slight recline of about 45°, and can recline to any position in-between straight and reclined making it technically not limited to just two-positions. Two Position Lift Chairs are perfect for those who don’t need a full recline.

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Three Way or Three Position Lift Chairs

A Three Position Lift Chair can almost reach a full recline (it does not achieve a perfect horizontal line, there is a slight "V" where the back and seat meet) and can recline to any position in-between straight and its fully reclined position.

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Infinite Position

An Infinite Position Lift Chair is capable of achieving a fully reclined position. Infinite position lift chairs have dual motors, one for the back and one for the legs, which allows for an "infinite" amount of positions that can be achieved and also allow the user to have their feet higher than the heart.

Shop by upholstery type

Each manufacturer offers a huge ranges of options - in terms of fabric and color.

Back Style

Lift chairs also different models come in different back styles. The button backs are usually firmer than the pillow backs.

button back
split back
biscuit back
sewn pillow back
pillow back

1800wheelchair offers a wide selection of lift chairs from Pride, Golden Tech and Drive. Additionally, we offer rolling walkers, bath benches, ramps, and wheelchair cushions. Call one of our phone representatives with questions.