How can we help you? What if my stair lift is on the opposite end of the staircase? 1 out of 2 found this helpful Each stair lift has wireless remotes on either end of the staircase to call the stair lift to your level. Was this helpful? Yes (1) No (0) Category: General Related Questions How long do the batteries last? Can I stand on the footrest instead of sitting on the seat? How does the stair lift attach to the stairs? Are stair lifts safe?