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 What if something is in the way or on the track of the stair lift? How much weight can a stair lift hold? How does the stair lift attach to the stairs? What happens if my stair lift breaks down?