It’s no secret that Acorn Stairlifts is a company dedicated to always providing the loved ones in our lives with only the best—from full access within the home, to newfound freedom, confidence, and independence.
However, here are 5 interesting facts about Acorn Stairlifts, one of the best companies in the stair lift business, that you may not know.
5 Interesting Facts About Our Acorn Stairlift Company
1. Acorn Stairlifts was founded in 1992 by a family just like yours looking to give their loved ones only the best.
Acorn Stairlifts started almost 30 years ago in 1992 with a family just like yours. The founder's mother had just purchased a refurbished stair lift and asked him to help her with some repairs. After repairing his mother’s stair chair lift, his mother’s friends, who had also purchased stairlifts, asked him to repair theirs as well. This gave Acorn's founder the idea that there must be plenty of other people out there whose stairlifts weren’t meeting their needs or the high standards that they deserved.
This is why Acorn is so passionate about what we do. We wanted to provide people’s precious loved ones with only the best stairlift products, service, and aftercare so that they would be able to remain mobile and independent, all while staying in the homes that they loved. This is why Acorn Stairlifts sets out to make our stairlifts accessible and user-friendly for everyone, regardless of their limitations.
2. Acorn Stairlifts is the world’s leading stairlift manufacturer.
Unlike other companies that install stairlifts manufactured by outside businesses, Acorn Stairlifts manufactures our stairlifts in-house. Our products are manufactured in our own factories and go through extensive, independent testing procedures that comply with the following newest standards for stairlifts:
- BS EN 81-40:2008 - European Safety Standards
- ISO 9386-2:2000 - Worldwide Standard for Stairlifts
This includes testing our stairlifts to a minimum of 25,000 return journeys - the equivalent of 11 years of use, assuming six return journeys every day. Beyond this, within our factories, each Acorn stairlift is checked 29 times by our quality assurance team made up of 20 members.
Acorn does this because we want to be able to look our customers in the eye and tell them that they are getting the safest and highest-quality stairlift with full confidence. When you choose Acorn, you will never have to worry about the quality, where your stairlift came from, or who manufactured it.
3. Acorn stairlifts are exported to more than 80 countries worldwide.
Acorn’s high-quality stairlifts are exported to more than 80 countries globally, with our expansive outreach making us the world's best-selling stairlifts.
Furthermore, Acorn Stairlifts has offices located in the United States, UK, Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, and South Africa.
As well as a significant presence in the above locations, there are partners for Acorn Stairlifts in the following countries:
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, the Channel Islands, Ireland, Japan, Malta, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland.
4. An Acorn stairlift is installed somewhere around the world every 8 minutes.
Did you know that Acorn Stairlifts changes a life every eight minutes? That is because every eight minutes, somewhere in the world, one of Acorn’s stairlifts is being installed into someone’s home. Every eight minutes, one more person breaks free from the bondage of fear, dependency, and immobility.
Here at Acorn Stairlifts, we don’t consider ourselves just the world’s top stairlift company. We know we are much more than that. Acorn’s mission is not just to manufacture and sell stairlifts. Acorn strives to improve the overall quality of our customers’ lives by helping them regain their mobility, independence, and confidence, doing so with the help of our high-quality stairlifts and service.
5. Acorn Stairlifts is currently the only stairlift company in the world to have earned the Ease-of-Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation in all of its stairlift models.
Acorn has earned its amazing reputation not only from its high demand, shipping stairlifts to over 80 countries worldwide, but through its collection of awards and accreditations. From awards earned for our high-quality stairlifts to our superior customer service, we’ve been recognized for all the qualities that make Acorn Stairlifts stand out from its competitors. One of the ones that we are most proud of is the Ease-of-Use Commendation, awarded to us by the Arthritis Foundation.
As the only stairlift company in the world to earn the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease-of-use Commendation in all models of our products, our stairlifts were designed with the millions of people who suffer from arthritis in mind, as well as anyone who wishes to reclaim their independence and mobility.
This award, given to us from a panel of arthritis experts, was earned through extensive testing with our simulation subjects being nonother than real people living with arthritis. From opening the packaging of our product to taking a ride in our lift, the Arthritis Foundation determined that every step of the product testing was not only manageable for people with Arthritis, but was easy to use, even for people suffering from a severe form of the disease.
To see more of the many awards earned by Acorn, click here.
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From start to finish, Acorn assures that our customers are taken care of. From the strict standards we adhere to during manufacturing, to our superior stairlift servicing within your home, Acorn Stairlifts is hands-on throughout the entire process to ensure our customers are getting what they deserve—only the best.
Get in contact with Acorn Stairlifts today to claim your free, no-obligation stairlift quote and home survey.