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Here are our most frequently asked questions about platform lifts. If you need any help or advice regarding which lift is best suited to your needs and requirements, please get in touch with a member of the Cibes Lift UK team.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Platform Lifts

A platform lift is a system that transports a user from one level to another in a safe and efficient manner. They’re a smart, modular concept that are available as a ready-made solutions. Cibes’ platform lifts are prefabricated and very flexible in terms of sizes and design choices.

Our ready-made lift concept speeds up the installation and minimises the impact on the building. A conventional lift can take several weeks to install, whereas a 2-stop Cibes platform lift can be installed in just 2-3 days.

The Cibes A5000 is a platform lift that can be adapted for outdoor use. Please note that outdoor lifts should not be installed in zones where the air has a high salinity level and/or chlorine content. They are suitable for use in public, commercial and private settings.

All the machinery fits inside the double wall behind the passenger platform. Thanks to the low pit and headroom and the integrated machine room, our choice of platform lifts are extremely compact and have minimal impact on the surrounding building. Please speak to a fully trained Cibes dealer for advice on specific sizing.

Cibes’ home lifts are designed for low structural impact and are a lot easier to integrate with your home than conventional lifts. Our range of home lifts includes the popular A4000, which is small enough to fit into your wardrobe! We can fit a lift anywhere in your domestic property providing there is enough room and it is safe to do so.

Here at Cibes, our most popular platform lift is the A5000. With eight different platform sizes to choose from, and the capability to taking a load of up to 4-5 people (400-500kg), the A5000 model is designed to fit seamlessly into both new and existing buildings.

Before you begin, understanding how you want your lift to fit into your home and lifestyle is the first step you should take. You can do this by answering our preparation checklist. Once you’ve done that, arrange a free home visit with one of our dealers to talk about your needs. You can then go ahead and design your lift and receive a quote for the work to be carried out.

Our ready-made lift concept speeds up the installation and minimizes the impact on the building. There is no need to employ an architect or an engineer as your Cibes dealer will be able to take care of everything for you. Your Cibes dealer will order the lift and handle all the contacts with our factory for you and can also assist with planning permission. All you need to do is approve the work and we can do the rest for you.

You can completely customise your lift so that it perfectly complements your existing architectural styling. Colours and materials can be mixed and matched, ensuring the best results possible. We have a standard, premium and selected collection available for you to choose from. We have our own exclusive colour collection but you can also choose any other RAL colour you like. What’s more, the lift floor is delivered in dark grey anti-slip PVC as standard but you can customise this and choose from our range of wood, stone, aluminium, laminate or tile options.

We understand that a lift that is in regular use and making too much noise will become frustrating for the user. That’s why our lifts come with revolutionary technology that makes them virtually soundless. We call it the EcoSilent and a lift with this drive system fitted runs with 45% less energy than a lift without.

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