How do stairlifts work?

How do stairlifts work?

Stairlifts offer freedom and independence to those who may otherwise be confined to living on one level.

For those with physical disabilities, age-related mobility issues, or any other reason why climbing stairs may be difficult, a stairlift can be a life-changing device. Stairlifts are typically comprised of a chair or platform that runs on a motor-driven track along the stairs. The chair or platform can be operated either with a joystick or a remote control. The user sits in the chair or stands on the platform and holds onto the handrails, and the chair or platform will stop at the top and bottom of the stairs for safe entry and exit. Some models may also have features such as sensors to detect obstacles and stop the chair automatically.

This miraculous technology makes possible something that was once thought impossible. It allows individuals to remain in their homes and maintain their independence, rather than having to move to a home that is all on one level. Stairlifts are a wonderful example of how something as simple as a device can truly be life changing.

Why A Mobility Shop is Your Best Choice for Professional and Affordable Stair Lift Installation in Liverpool ?

We believe that we are your best choice for both new and previously-owned stairlifts, for the following reasons:
• Independent Stairlift Experts with 30 Years of Experience
• Extensive Selection of New and Reconditioned Stair Lifts in Liverpool
• Stairlift Hire Option to Meet Short-Term Requirements
• Same Day Stairlift Repair Service 
Quick Quote

The first stairlift was invented in the United States in the 1930s. It was designed to help people with mobility issues to move between the different levels of their homes. The first stairlifts in the UK were imported from the US, but they soon started to be manufactured in the UK as well.

Acorn is one of the leading manufacturers of stairlifts in the UK. Since 1992, Acorn has strived to set new standards in quality and innovation for the stairlift industry. Their pioneering designs and engineering excellence have led the way and helped Acorn grow to become the world’s leading independent company specialising solely in the manufacture and installation of stairlifts.

Stairlifts have become increasingly popular in the UK in recent decades as people have started to recognize the importance of making homes more accessible for people with mobility issues. Today, there are many different models of stairlifts available on the market, and they are used in both residential and commercial settings.


Try before you buy!

Come and try before you buy! We have a demonstration model in our shop of an Acorn Straight Stairlift. 
Our shop team would be more than happy to give you a full demonstration of the lift. This will help to show you how the lift works so you can see how easy it is to use. Most importantly, it is imperative you make sure you find the lift comfortable and that it would be right for you. 
This also gives you an opportunity to see how the lift looks on the stairs, giving you a better idea of how it may look in your own home.
Pop in today and have a try!