How can we help you? Are stair lifts expensive? 0 out of 1 found this helpful A stair lift may be less expensive than you think. When compared to the alternatives of having to sell your home, moving, or remodeling, investing in a stair lift for your home is a very economical alternative. Was this helpful? Yes (0) No (0) Category: General Related Questions Can I stand on the footrest instead of sitting on the seat? How does the stair lift attach to the stairs? What happens if my stair lift breaks down? What happens in the case of a power outage?