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Mark Veitch

How Vestner Compete with Other Lift Companies

May 1, 2019
A healthy level of industry competition helps encourage us to apply our key values to provide customers a service that is second to none. These core values are engrained in our day-to-day work and we’d like to share some of them with you.
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How Much Does a Domestic Lift Cost?

March 4, 2019
If you’re considering installing a stair lift, platform lift or elevator, then it’s very likely that your first question will be ‘How much is it going to cost?’ Here, we talk about different options and the investment involved in each.

How Will We Travel Upwards in 2050? Beam Me Up Scotty...

January 7, 2019
To start off the year we thought we’d write a fun post that considers if lifts will still be here in 2050 or whether something far more futuristic (think teleportation) will be our mode of transportation — up, down and sideways.

Residential Stair and Platform Lifts - Is Funding Assistance Available?

November 1, 2018
If you’re finding it difficult to access your home or move between different levels due to a disability, there may be funding assistance available from the government to help install either a stairlift or a platform lift, provided you satisfy certain criteria. Here we outline two departments that may be able to provide financial assistance

Elevator Proxemics: Why we do What we do in The Lift

September 4, 2018
Believe it or not, you are subject to ‘elevator proxemics’ every time you ride a lift. The ‘elevator etiquette’ you subconsciously follow is part of a coping mechanism we use to deal with others entering our personal space. So, what creates this unspoken etiquette, what on earth is proxemics and why is it such a big deal in an elevator? What is Proxemics? Put plainly, proxemics is the study of how humans organise our social space. Unbeknownst to most of us,...

Why We All Cash-In When Buying Kiwi-Made

July 2, 2018
As stressful as we may think modern living is, we’re lucky to be living in an age when products, services and communication are all at our finger tips. The internet-fuelled globalisation of just about everything we eat, use and do means we can buy almost anything from almost anywhere in the world. Sadly, this ‘blessing’ sometimes bites us — we receive an inferior product and lack-lustre post-sales support means there’s nowt we can do about it. Have you been bitten thinking...

Elevating Logistics: How to Plan for a Residential Lift Installation

May 1, 2018
Residential lifts and elevators like the ones Vestner install can be lifechanging for the recipient – they can offer access to levels otherwise unreachable and add value to a home. A godsend, no doubt, residential lifts are a serious piece of kit and their installation needs to happen with a good deal of thought and planning. Factors including environment, model and timeline need to be considered before launching into the project. Assessing your environment The most suitable model of residential...

Moving Home with a Disability - 5 Tips to Smooth the Process

March 2, 2018
Here at Vestner we’ve gone through rapid growth in recent years. We now have 12 staff working out of our Christchurch headquarters and at the beginning of the 2018 our busy workshop was pressed for space. It seemed like the ideal time to branch out to a new, larger premise that could support our expanding team and growing business. It’s with great pride we can now call 3/6 O’Briens Road, Sockburn our new home. But it wasn’t an easy move, with...

Our Chair and Platform Lifts are Transforming People's Lives

February 5, 2018
Stair lift installers are some of the luckiest people on the planet. They get to perform a job that literally changes people’s lives, expands their social circle, and allows them to continue living in their own home. The work these installers do gives people their independence back and helps them lead fuller, more enjoyable lives. The trusted network of installers Vestner use to fit our products never tire of seeing the smile on a client’s face the first time they use...

Will Social Housing Reform Affect Those Needing Accessible Housing?

January 9, 2018
Kiwis saving money and searching for their first home may have let out a hopeful sigh of relief when the new Labour and NZ First coalition government was formed with support from the Green Party. But what effect, if any, will the government’s fresh approach to housing have on those requiring accessible housing? KiwiBuild begins It’s still early days, but things are looking good for those struggling in the face of a housing crisis – first home-buyers, the homeless, low-income families,...
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