How can we help you? How is the stair lift powered? 1 out of 2 found this helpful Our stair lifts are powered by 24V DC batteries which are always charging at the top or bottom landing. Was this helpful? Yes (1) No (0) Category: General Related Questions Is a stair lift difficult to operate? Are stair lifts expensive? Are my stairs suitable? I have a landing in between two straight flights of stairs, what is the solution to this?