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 Will my insurance cover the cost of a stair lift? How long does the installation take? How long do the batteries last? Are stair lifts expensive?