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Staircase Remodeling: How to Get Started

Staircases can take wear and tear just like any other architectural structure. After a while, the deterioration of your staircase will come to a point where a decision must be made: repair, remodel, or replace. Most of the time, the answer can be dependent on the structure’s make (concrete, steel, wood), the location (home, industrial… Read more »

Staircases Best Suited for Small Spaces

Which Staircases are Best for Small Spaces?

Designing a room or an outdoor area around a staircase can be tricky, especially if space is limited. Luckily, there are plenty of options to consider when it comes to adding stairs to a tight space! Whether you’re re-doing a loft, or adding a tree house or a small pool house to your backyard for… Read more »

log cabin

The Best Staircases for Your Log Home

Log homes are a stunning masterpiece of truly unique architecture. Built with just as much stability as a traditional home, a log home boasts grand and sophisticated features. Obviously, the log structure is the main focal point of the exterior of a log home. With the inside, however, often times it is the staircase adjoining… Read more »

How To Carpet Your Stair Treads

How To Carpet Your Stair Treads

Staircase design has endless possibilities. And this includes your treads. There is carpeting, rubber matting, vinyl, fiberglass, and even metal on metal. Carpet is a popular choice for most stairs, as it is child safe and makes it softer when walking up and down the stairs. And if you decide on carpeting for your stair… Read more »

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Top 3 Benefits to LED Stairs

When you’re building your custom staircase, you’ll be considering a wide variety of features. One of those features may be LED lights. Installing LED stairs can bring many benefits to your home or business. Below are just some of the few reasons why you should consider building LED stairs. Improved safety By lighting up your… Read more »

Three Décor Ideas to Make You Stairs Stand Out

Stairs are a necessary part of your home, but they do not have to be drab or boring. There are many different ways you can add style to your home with staircase décor; from bold, vibrant looks to subtle and understated accents. Here are just a few ideas we love for highlighting our custom, metal… Read more »

single stringer staircase

How to Find Inspiration for Your Custom Staircase

So, you have decided that you would like to accentuate your home or business with a custom staircase. This idea may have come from a visit to a friend’s house, a restaurant you love, or from browsing Houzz and Pinterest as you renovate the rest of your space’s interior. Maybe your old staircase has seen… Read more »

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Metal vs. Wood Finish: Which Is Best for Your Stairs?

When you’re building your custom stairs from Acadia Stairs, one question you will have to answer is this: what type of finish is best for your stairs? Typically, there are two kinds–metal and wood–and the one you choose will depend on your needs and your home’s overall aesthetic. Here, we help you decide whether a… Read more »

Six Important Tips About Staircase Maintenance

Living areas and staircases will see the most traffic in a house, which means they’re subject to a significant amount of wear and tear over the years. Maintaining and inspecting your staircase is important, especially for those with large families, kids, and older homes. Beyond aesthetics and space, you’ll need to consider the safety of… Read more »

snowy outdoor stairs

How to Keep Your Stairs Clear this Winter

As snow and sleet fall this winter, outdoor stairs can become dangerous for individuals of all ages to manage. Whether your arms are full with gifts just purchased at the mall or you have a toddler or elderly relative who is unsteady on their feet, slipping on icy steps is a common cause of winter… Read more »