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Acorn Stairlifts

Acorn Stairlifts have been installed in 100′s of thousands of homes worldwide. It is perfectly safe, totally reliable and easy to use. It is a surprisingly affordable solution to difficulties you or your loved ones may be having getting up or down stairs. We help people to stay in the home they love.


What are stairlifts?

Stairlifts (sometimes called a chair lift, stairglide or stair climber) are the perfect, affordable solution to mobility issues with your stairs, making your whole home accessible again.

Stairlifts can take you up and down your stairs effortlessly in safety and comfort, like a personal ‘elevator for your stairs‘. Once again you can enjoy your whole home again. Not simply for the handicapped, stairlifts are a great solution for anyone who finds difficulty using the staircase.

Are stairlifts safe?

Gone are the days of mains-powered, outdated ugly stair lifts with messy trailing cables! Acorn Stairlifts are state-of-the-art slimline products, with safety sensors, smooth start and stop, and safety belts as standard. In a power outage the stair lift will even continue working, so you will still be able to use your entire home.

A stairlift from Acorn could be the practical, affordable solution

  • Over 100,000 happy customers worldwide
  • Stairlifts require no planning permission
  • Fitted to the stairs, not to the wall
  • Whatever the staircase Acorn has a stairlift to suit
  • Stairlifts have wireless remote controls
  • Folds up neatly when not in use
  • Battery powered – our stair lifts work even in a power cut!
  • Our stairlifts have a smooth & gentle ride

Many people wish to continue living in their own home, but loss of mobility can make it increasingly difficult to climb up and down the stairs. For over 15 years ACORN Stairlifts have been manufacturing and installing stairlifts worldwide. Providing safe, reliable and easy to use stair chair lifts as mobility and accessibility solutions for the difficulties our customers, both young and elderly alike, experience in their daily lives.

Acorn Superglide StairLift

The Acorn Superglide 120 is a personal straight stairlift designed for the domestic user.

  • Maintenance-free DC (battery) power
  • Easy to use paddle control
  • Diagnostic digital display
  • Smooth start/stop action
  • Lockable isolation switch
  • Swivel seat
  • Fold-up seat & footrest
  • Infra-red remote controls
  • Safety cut-out sensors
  • Dual electronic and mechanical braking systems
  • Near silent operation
  • 130 kg weight capacity (160 kg available)
  • Designed for simple installation
  • Outdoor stairlift model available

Why Acorn Stair Lifts?

Acorn supplies more customers direct, all over the world, than the rest of the entire industry combined! The Acorn Superglide Stairlift is exceptional value – with more features as standard, without costing you any extra!

  • Fits to Stairs not Wall: causing minimum disruption, no structural work needed.
  • Sealed Gearbox: no lubrication needed, no leaks.
  • Slim Folding: the arms, seat and footrest fold to leave stairway free for other users.
  • Swivel Seat: firmly locks in three positions for safety and ease of use, the Stairlift does not move until seat is safely in the travelling position.
  • Safety Belt: Fitted as standard, to give you confidence and peace of mind.
  • Soft Start &: Stop; no jarring at the top or bottom of your stairs
  • DC battery powered: it is smooth and whisper-quiet in operation – and continues to work, if there is ever a power failure.
  • Lockable with Key Switch: preventing any unauthorized use
  • Rack & Pinion Drive: providing a quiet, smooth ride.
  • 5 Safety Surfaces: halting the stairlift if it collides with any obstruction.
  • Overspeed Governor (OSG) as standard equipment. Acorn believes that it is irresponsible to supply a stairlift without this vital safety equipment.
  • Digital Status Display. The stairlift is equipped with smart technology that let’s you know Stairlift status at any moment.

Modern stairlifts, like the Acorn Superglide Stairlift, are state of the art, in terms of design and manufacture, yet are so simple to install and use.

There is an ever growing demand for stairlifts in South Africa, and there are many out dated products still available and being installed in people’s homes. These ‘old style’ stairlifts can be troublesome for the user – why? They are unreliable. Things have moved on since the days of chain drives and trailing cables.

Don’t take any chances – make sure you conduct a direct like-for-like comparison of the features, technology, comfort and safety aspects of the equipment.


Outdoor Stairlifts


The outdoor stairlift has all of the safety and comfort features included with our indoor stairlift, but is designed and manufactured specifically for outdoor use.

  • For outdoor staircases
  • Designed to resist the elements
  • No structural modifications needed
  • Works during a power outage
  • Folds away when not needed
  • Safe & easy to use
  • Comes with two infra-red remote controls
  • Comes with a free leaf cover
  • One year free warranty as standard
  • Near silent operation

A Stair Lift designed to resist the elements Acorn’s outdoor stairlift

All metallic components are either made in aluminium, or are oil annealed or zinc plated before powder coating. Plastic components are heat and UV resistant, protecting the stair lift from color fading and ambient heat damage. Included with the stair lift is a durable plastic cover which will keep off accumulations of leaves.

The Acorn Superglide Outdoor Stair Lift is an ideal solution for situations involving any staircase that is exposed to the elements, including garden steps, sun decks, porches, front stoops and garage or basement steps. The outdoor stairlift is very popular with those lucky enough to live in beach homes, as it is well protected from the ravages of salt air.

Even in outdoor configuration, the Acorn Superglide Stair Lift has world renowned ride quality and performance, making it near silent, smooth and stable and very easy to use.

Get in Touch:

Johan: +27 84 669 1883

Email: info@mobility4u.co.za