Inc. began operations in the UK but have since gone international
and have their US headquarters in Orlando, Florida. Acorn Stair lifts are recognised as a market leader
when it comes to stairlift technology and boast that their stairlifts are state of the art, yet simple to
use. They are the leading designers of perch stair lifts which cater for people who find it difficult to get
into a seated position.
Standard Features of an Acorn Stair Lift
Acorn stairlifts claim to be able to fit any staircase no matter what
configuration. Features include:
Battery powered - meaning they will work even in the event of a power
Fitted to the stairs and not the wall - meaning no structural changes
Come with wireless remote controls for your convenience.
Fold up neatly when not in use.
Promise a smooth and gentle ride every time.
Require no planning permission.
Acorn stairlifts have a worldwide reputation for being super reliable
and easy to use. Installation can take as little as an hour. They act a little like elevators for the stairs
but without the price tag of a costly elevator renovation. They are perfectly safe and come standard with
safety sensors and seatbelts for peace of mind. Stay in your home for longer with a state-of-the-art Acorn
stairlift to take you up and down the stairs safely.
Who can use an Acorn stair lift?
Acorn stair lifts are not just
for the handicapped. Many people have difficulty negotiating steps and stairs and are sometimes forced out
of their homes for this reason. Not any more. Acorn stair lifts are an affordable solution for
people of any age who may have mobility issues.
Acorn Straight Stair Lifts
The Acorn 120 straight stair
lift is designed for straight staircases. It has a slimline design to ensure there is minimal
obstruction to the stairway. The unit folds away easily when not in use and it has all the safety features
you would expect of something of this quality. The Acorn 120 will blend in with your home decor and is also
available in the perch or sit/stand options. Standard features of the Acorn 120 are:
Padded seat and backrest for a more comfortable ride.
Easy controls for use by those with limited dexterity.
Seatbelts fitted as standard.
Folding arms, seat and footrest.
Lockable swivel seat.
2 x remote controls for convenience.
Digital display tells you at a glance the
status of the stair lift.
Locable on-off switch to prevent unauthorized use.
Safety sensors on footrest and carriage to detect obstructions.
Acorn Curved Stair Lifts
The Acorn 80 Curved stair lift
is designed for more complex staircase configurations. Where possible, it uses a wrap around feature at the bottom
of the stairs to tuck the chair out of the way. It can even be installed to travel down a hallway allowing a
shorter distance between the chair and your bedroom or loungeroom. Features of the Acorn 80
Padded seat and backrest.
Slimline fold-away design.
2 x Remote controls for convenience.
Lockable on-off switch.
Optional hinged rail on the lower section of the rail which folds up out
the way alowing greater access to the foot of the stairs.
Acorn Perch Stair
The Acorn 120 Perch Stair lift
is a great solution if you have trouble bending your knees. The user occupies a standing or 'perched'
position rather than the traditional seated position. It is also an alternative for those staircases that are just
too narrow to fit a chair lift. It has most of the features of the Acorn 120 straight lift and also includes
a grab rail for extra safety.
Acorn Sit or Stand Stair Lift
The Acorn 120 Sit or Stand Stair
Lift is ideal if more than one person needs to use the lift but each has different needs.
For example, if one is able to sit safely while the other has difficulty bending their knees, this model gives the
option to either sit or stand in comfort and safety. The Acorn 120 Sit or Stand Stair lift has the same
features of the straight lift model and also includes a grab rail for use in the standing position.
Acorn Outdoor Stair Lift
Acorn also provide a weather-proofed stair lift for outdoor use. It
comes with all the standard features of the Acorn 120 straight stair lift and is fitted with weatherproof
components for outdoor use. The Acorn outdoor stairlift also comes
with a durable waterproof cover for extra protection from the elements.
Maintenance of Acorn stair lifts
Acorn stair lifts are designed to require minimal
maintenance. They do require some routine care and Acorn are available to provide service and support 7 days
How Much Do Replacement Acorn Stair lift Batteries
Acorn uses standard stair lift batteries that are available nationwide for around $70 however Acorn
can supply them at $35 each plus shipping. With normal use a battery should last around 3 years however check
with your installer for confirmation.
Pricing of Acorn stair lifts
The cost of an Acorn Stair Lift will depend
on the shape and length of your stairs and the type of stairlift that you choose. You should contact Acorn
directly on (888) 211-1245 to find a local dealer in your area who can arrange a home visit.