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Things You Need to Know about Installing Stairs for your New Custom Home

23 March 2020

When planning your new custom home and making selections, most homeowners don’t know how their stairs can impact the overall style of their home. On one hand, stairs can be functional, but on the other hand, a staircase is an item that can create the right transition between two areas in your home. Plus, it can contribute to that specific style that you are dreaming of for your new custom home. In fact, your stairs can become the centerpiece of your home and they can also increase its value. Below are things you need to know about installing stairs for […]

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Staircase Designing Tips: Ways to Leave a Lasting Impression

13 March 2020

Staircases can be the key in getting the overall design of our homes to work. Staircases perform an important purpose – to physically connect one level of a home to another – be it across split level, or across two stories of a home, or between inside and outside. A staircase provides a visual connection as much as it a physical one. This is an opportunity that can get lost in a lot of designs. Below are ways to leave a lasting impression in your staircase design. Secretive Staircases You can treat the staircase as an opportunity to create privacy […]

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Make the Best Out of Your Home Space Using Trendy Spiral Stairs

28 February 2020

There is an elegant appeal when walking into a home and seeing a staircase. There is something about them that oozes of a classic and romantic feel. One particular type of staircase that leaves this kind of impression is spiral stairs. Spiral stairs are value-adding investments for any home, and the cost for such is highly dependent on the design and materials selection. Most homeowners, as well as potential buyers, are attracted to stairs with a well-built and structurally solid impression. Naturally, no one wants a wobbly stairs. Below are ways on how you can make the best out of […]

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Bringing Out the Craftsmanship in Your Stairs Design

07 February 2020

A craftsman design is making its round on the recent trends in staircases styles. With their clean lines and out-of-doors inspired look, it is visually-pleasing to incorporate them to home interiors. Below are tips on how you can bring out the craftsmanship in your stairs design. Modern Craftsmanship One of the appeals of the craftsman style is that the streamlined look matches the tastes of many homeowners. For a contemporary look, consider pairing down the post profile by avoiding the boot feature. The absence of a boot from your post results in a slimmer profile, and plays on the clean, […]

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Custom Staircase Designs and Ideas for 2020

24 January 2020

Unknown to many, stairs are commonly the feature of an entrance. After the front entry door, it is the first place of welcome and greeting in a home. The entryway has the opportunity to set the feeling and tone for the rest of the home. Although there are so many spaces in a home that require our attention, like for example the kitchen, bathroom, living room, etc, homeowners cannot help but exert effort, time and resources to invest in designing staircases. This is because a staircase can tie together all aspects of your home. Not only are stairs and railing […]

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Choosing Between Timber or Wrought Iron Balusters for Your Home: Important Differences to Keep in Mind

09 January 2020

Balusters, otherwise known as stair spindles, are architecturally essential to many stairways. These architectural tools have two most popular kinds, namely the timber and the wrought iron balusters. Both styles provide the structural support you need for a safe and code compliant stairway, but there are some important differences to keep in mind. Below are some of them. Timber Balusters Offer a More Traditional Look If you’re aiming for a traditional look for your home, timber balusters are the perfect choice. Thanks to a wide variety of turned and blocked shapes, timber balusters offer a multitude of design options. The […]

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Properties of Blackbutt Timber: What Makes it a Great Material for Staircases?

16 December 2019

Whatever your property is, having a sturdy staircase is important to access other areas of your property. Low-lying properties like home and some offices maximise the presence of staircases to get to another floor. Since homes tend to change their design plans more often than other properties, then changing the material for staircases may not be a new thing for homeowners. As you all know, staircases may be made from different materials such as stones and timber. One of the most common materials for staircases is timber, which can be broken down further into numerous types. Among the best timber […]

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Outdoor Timber Stairs: Reasons that Make Merbau Timber the Ideal Material to Use

09 December 2019

If you are planning to add another floor outside your house, then adding stairs must be the next thing that you have in mind. Let’s say you want to build a deck that will cater to exterior spaces for entertainment, patios, and other related places. Having outdoor stairs with your external deck can be useful since you don’t have to use or convert the stairs found inside your home. Adding outdoor stairs cost cheaper than renovating and retrofitting your indoor stairs. Considering the vast amount of material choices for stairs, you must know that there is one type of material […]

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The Pros and Cons of Timber Balustrades

22 November 2019

For sure, most homes with a second floor and more have stairs that are carefully designed and constructed according to the owners’ preferences. However, there may be instances that they have to redesign and reconstruct the stairs for various personal reasons. This instance calls for a new hunt for materials, design, structure, and more for their stairs at home. One of the main parts of the stairs is the balustrade. Balustrades are composed of small columns topped by a rail, which helps the people flight the stair safely. These balustrades prevent people from falling while going up or down the […]

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Things to Consider When Creating a Staircase Design with Your Kids in Mind

04 November 2019

Having kids at home can be fun. They can change the overall mood and dynamics of the house in just a few days. These little children can turn an organized house into a complete battlefield. From throwing out things to shoving the food away, these small humans can definitely get into your nerves in no time. Despite all these, you must see to it that each corner of your house is completely safe for the kids. One of the most common areas that you must check is the stairs. In hindsight, our staircase is not that harmful since it is […]

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