How can we help you? Will a stair lift block my staircase? 1 out of 2 found this helpful Our stair lifts have a compact design and fold close to the wall when not in use. This allows plenty of room for family and friends to safely and comfortably navigate your staircase. Was this helpful? Yes (1) No (0) Category: General Related Questions How much weight can a stair lift hold? What if something is in the way or on the track of the stair lift? Will my insurance cover the cost of a stair lift? How is the stair lift powered?