What is DC Power and what has it got to do with stairlifts?
Stairlift Glossary of Terms
Acorn Stairlifts are specifically designed to be a safer solution to using your stairs, this page aims to define those stairlift terms.
The Acorn 130 and 180 have digital displays - what are they for?
Further information on Acorn's braking system.
Information on how to fold your stairlift away.
What is the maximum weight an Acorn Stairlift can carry?
What is the key for on the stairlift?
Why is this term used in regard to stairlifts?
What is an overspeed governor?
Easy to use paddle controls make using our stairlift a doddle, find out how.
What is it and why is it used on a stairlift?
What do they have to do with stairlift design?
Why have smooth start and stop on a stairlift?
What is this essential feature?
What does this mean?
If you have any other questions and would like to get in touch, please call us toll free on 888-211-1245.
In the News
A new Northwestern University study found that seniors who suffer from arthritis need just 45 minutes per week of movement to help maintain functional independence. This is lower than the Federal guidelines which suggest 150 minutes of moderate activity per week.
Acorn Stairlifts, Inc. celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth and today we honor the memory of Percy Julian, a researcher and chemist.
Did you Know? Percy Julian was the first African American known scientist. His major discovery was that of synthetic cortisone extracted from soybeans. Cortisone is used commonly today to help treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Acorn Stairlifts has been serving you for 25 years! We celebrate a milestone that reminds us that we have become part of more than 500,000 lives and was able to reach out to communities around the globe. Our purpose stands stronger, and that is to keep enhancing the lives of everyone who needs help with their stairs.
Acorn Stairlifts, Inc. celebrates Black History Month and today we honor the memory of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, a surgeon.Did you Know? In 1893 Dr. Williams was the first African-American to perform open-heart surgery. Having a limited amount of surgical equipment and medicine, Dr. Williams successfully operated on a heart without infection.
Your stairs can sometimes be hurdle that you have to deal with every day and it only becomes more challenging and risky as you advance in years.