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Why You Should Buy a Stairlift

  1. No structural changes are required for your home.
  2. Affordable and costs very little to run.
  3. Folds away when not being used.
  4. Outdoor, weatherproof stairlifts are available.
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Stair Lift FAQs

Are stairlifts safe?

Stairlifts are extremely safe when installed by professionally competent persons. Acorn Stairlifts are manufactured to the highest standard and all installers employed are trained to the highest standards.

Can stairlifts go around corners?

Stairlifts can go around corners. Stairlifts can be fitted to most stair configurations. Speak to one of the representatives who can professionally advise the best solution for your staircase, whether this is a straight or curved stairlift. The best solution will be offered depending on your circumstances. Stairlifts can be designed for each individual staircase.

Do stairlifts use a lot of electricity?

Stairlifts do not use a lot of electricity and typically use the same amount of electricity as a small television on stand by mode.

Different models of stairlifts suit each person's needs, Acorn can assess your personal needs ensuring the right stairlift is fitted. This includes curve models, standing models, comfortable seated indoor or outdoor models.

How do I choose a stairlift?

Once you've made the decision to get a stairlift, the next step is choosing the correct model for you. This will depend on whether your staircase is straight or curved. If you know somebody who owns a lift, have a chat with them. That way you will get an unbiased opinion. You then need to consider what is important to you, cost, reliability or brand name.

How fast does a stairlift go?

A stairlift's speed is quite slow, traveling up to a maximum rated speed 0.34 mph, this ensures a safe, comfortable ride.

How long does it take to install a stairlift?

The typical installation of a straight stairlift may take 1-2 hours. More complex installs take 4-5 hours.

How much weight can a stairlift hold?

Stairlifts can hold up to 350 lbs.

How wide do stairs need to be for a stairlift?

Typically a stairlift needs only 26”-28” to ensure the customer can swivel around comfortably.

What is a stairlift used for?

Stairlifts are used primarily to enable people to get up and down the stairs. They can be used by people of all ages. Stairslifts have lap belts to help ensure the user won’t fall off.


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