Year: 2015

THE PURPOSE OF USING AND DESIGNING WITH SPIRAL STAIRCASE

Blog | December 11th, 2015

When it comes to home décor, people have varied choices and tastes, and that’s… ok. If you are designing or renovating your home, and you have a multi-storied building, then a staircase will come into the discussion, eventually. Spiral staircases have been around a long, long time; since the medieval times, and have inspired much famous architecture, and now it is time that you consider a spiral staircase for you home too. Today’s Spiral Staircase is Modern yet Classy If you have checked out some of the spiral staircase designs, then you know how beautiful these can look in your […]

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STYLISH HANDRAILS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR SIMPLE TIMBER STAIRCASE LOOK ELEGANT

Blog | December 7th, 2015

Timber staircases will probably never go out of fashion, because they are as timeless as the material they are made from – natural timber. Traditional staircases are the epitome of décor, with a classy natural look that continues to inspire more, and more people today to have them installed in their homes and offices. However, how many homeowners actually look into handrail options before they decide on installing wood staircases? Very few; in fact, most folks overlook handrails altogether when deciding on stairs, why is that? Most homeowners, especially new homeowners, know they want or need stairs in their homes, […]

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THE ADVANTAGES OF TIMBER STAIRCASES VERSUS CONCRETE STAIRCASES FOR YOUR HOME

Blog | November 24th, 2015

Home staircases provide a way to traverse from one floor to another in a house and receive a high amount of foot traffic throughout the year. For this reason, you may need to include your staircase in your remodeling plans to keep it in ideal, safe condition. You can opt for either concrete or timber staircases, but you may wonder which material is right for your specific staircase. Benefits of Wooden Staircases Timber provides a lighter-weight staircase than concrete does and this is important when you require a tall staircase or winding staircase inside your home. Concrete will place too […]

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HARD WOOD OR SOFT WOOD TIMBER STAIRCASE? CHOOSING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR YOUR HOME

Blog | November 11th, 2015

Staircases are essential for multi-storied homes and buildings, especially if you’re a homeowner looking to expand your available space without having to extend your home outward. In today’s trying times, when prices constantly soar, extending a home outward is no longer in vogue. The only other way to expand a home, to add more space to a growing household, is to expand it upwards. In most multi-storied homes, staircases act not only as a means of access to the higher levels, but likewise functions as a type of aesthetic pathway that can be both practical and beautiful. Most people who […]

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WROUGHT IRON TWIST, ROUND OR SQUARE BARS: TIPS IN CHOOSING THE RIGHT BALUSTRADE

Blog | October 21st, 2015

When it comes to choosing the right kind of hardy balustrade material for your home’s needs, you can never go wrong using metal. There are a number of different metal balustrading materials available that you can choose to use, the most popular being wrought iron metal rails. Wrought iron is simply nothing more than one of the most rudimentary forms of iron, and it has been renowned throughout the centuries as a durable, long-lasting, low-maintenance material for the construction of gates, fences, and balustrades. There are generally three styles of wrought iron stakes for the creation of fences or balustrades, […]

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CUSTOM STAIRCASES THAT FIT YOUR BUDGET AND YOUR LIFESTYLE

Blog | October 9th, 2015

Few interior hacks can make your home look extremely classic; and custom staircases are one of those. Those who understand the technique of interior design know how to choose the right staircase options that look great and can save money; while at the same time remodeling a home. You cannot argue with the fact that custom designed staircases can complement interiors better than plain standard ones, that’s obvious. However, cost might play a very important role in the final decision to upgrade a staircase. Here are some of the tips that will help you keep within your remodeling budget and […]

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CHOOSING THE BEST OUTDOOR STAIR HANDRAILS FOR YOUR HOME

Blog | September 28th, 2015

Along with the stairs you select to have a professional install outdoors at your home, you will need to select the best outdoor stair handrails to ensure the safety of you and your family as you travel up and down the stairs. Before you make a final decision on your handrails, you must consider certain facts. We share these facts with you in the following information. Style of the House First, consider the style of your house when selecting handrails for your outdoor steps. While timber handrails are ideal for a traditional or rustic home, they would not complement a […]

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BRIGHTEN YOUR HOME WITH THE SIMPLE BEAUTY OF TIMBER OPEN STAIRCASES

Blog | September 7th, 2015

Staircases are generally relegated to the homes of the elite, and they’ve always been a trade mark of wealth and status, since before the Industrial Period. However, aside from being employed for the sake of show, staircases also play a very integral role in the overall structure and functionality of a house. In cases where houses are two to three stories high, staircases are a definite must have item – especially stable, well-made and hardy ones. Timber Open Staircases Allow more Space in the Home Because most homeowners prefer additional space at home, opting for two to three-stories of additional […]

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TIMBER STEPS FOR YOUR OUTDOOR STAIRS

Blog | August 21st, 2015

Why consider timber steps for your outdoor stairs? There are countless reasons why homeowners should consider installing timber steps around their homes, mainly because of their timeless appeal. There is something special about wooded steps such as timber porch steps; these have a homeliness appeal to them, one that evokes a familiar welcoming feeling as you use them. Quality timber stairs can last generations, but even these can get worn and eventually need to be replaced, which is another good reason why replacing them with new timber steps is a good idea. Timber Steps – Out with the Old, In […]

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REMINISCING THE PAST WITH VICTORIAN STYLE STAIRCASES

Blog | August 12th, 2015

Staircases are something of a home luxury that most houses no longer tend to focus on, or much less even afford to have. These have become something of a luxury lately, relegated to only the most affluent of houses that boast grand and timeless designs, which are well beyond the budget of the average householder today. This may spell disappointment for homeowners who want to experience what it’s like to have a grand staircase that connects their first floor entrance to the second floor. While winding staircases may be the epitome of a ‘classical’ staircase, a more financially viable and […]

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