Welcome to Unicorn Stairlifts news section. Our aim with this part of the website is to give you the latest updates regarding us, the industry and mobility/ disability news. We will also be providing helpful information, advice, guides, troubleshooting and much more.....


Keep independent with a stairlift

Can A Stairlift Save Your Independence?

Over a third of Britons aged over 55 say they would be compelled to sell their home to fund long-term care in retirement.


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Unicorn Stairlifts Install Stairlift for Lee Pearson CBE

We are pleased to announce that we have recently installed a stairlift for Lee Pearson CBE.


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Unicorn Stairlifts Website Update

The website has been improved in appearance and for navigational purposes.


Stairlift Batteries

Stairlift Myth No 5: “D/C powered stairlifts – batteries go dead and regularly need replacing”

D/C powered stairlifts contain 2 x highly durable, heavy duty rechargeable batteries which power the stairlift up and down the staircase.


Stairlift Safety Sensors

Stairlift Myth No 4: “Stairlifts won’t stop when an unexpected obstruction occurs”

Modern day stairlifts are fitted with many safety features designed to protect the user and non-users within the household.


Stairlift Rack Pinon

Stairlift Myth No 3: "Stairlifts can start moving on their own"

A stairlift can’t be moved anywhere without the user directly controlling it either by the controls on the stairlift arm or by remote control.


Stairlifts work even if there is a power cut

Stairlift Myth No 2: “Stairlifts stop working when a power cut occurs leaving me unable to get off safely”

The horror stories of people getting stuck half way up the stairs on a stairlift is now history. The vast majority of modern day stairlifts are now D/C battery powered as opposed to the older last generation of stairlifts which where A/C powered.



Stairlifts are fixed to the stairs not the wall

Stairlift Myth No 1: “Stairlifts are fixed to wall and cause damage to my decor”

A common myth with the installation of a stairlift is that when fitted in to your home they are fixed and attached to the wall.



Stairlift charge systems

Stairlift Charging Points & Continuous Charging System

The difference between stairlift charging points and stairlift continuous charging system.....


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MediTek Stairlifts To Launch In The USA

Home Stairlift manufactures MediTek are launching there Stairlift products in to the US market.



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