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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 »

Oak Staircase Tread Concept

How to Care for Oak Treads

As the part you physically step on, treads play one of the most important roles in the construction of a staircase. Treads change the design of your staircase and give it a unique style. Oak treads in particular provide an elegant and charming appeal to the overall design of your staircase. In order to keep… Read more »

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8 Stair Workouts to Help You Break a Sweat

With how crazy our everyday lives can be, it’s hard to put time aside to hit the gym and exercise. What many don’t know is that there is a great piece of workout equipment right in our own homes and you’ve been walking on it for years. What we’re talking about is your stairs. Now… Read more »

young girl blowing bubbles outside of treehouse

The Best Staircases for Your Child’s Treehouse

A secret spot where your children’s imaginations can flourish, the treehouse in your backyard is probably their favorite retreat. And if you are constantly heading out to the backyard to pass them up snacks and sandwiches, you may be questioning if the fort’s current rope ladder is the safest route to traverse. Metal Stairs For… Read more »

Spiral staircase outdoors

How to Design the Perfect Spiral Staircase

When it comes to our homes, many of us have outdoor decks in our backyard or patios on the second floor. Some of us are lucky enough to have both features. Upgrades can be made to both, but one way to accentuate your deck and patio would be to connect them using a spiral staircase…. Read more »

bookshelf at top of stairs

How to Style Your Staircase Landing

When it comes to decorating your home, one area that often goes overlooked is the staircase landing. A cozy little spot perfect for displaying art or curling up with a good book, there are so many possibility to consider. Here are some ideas to help get you started: Install Shelving  Adding built-in shelving to your… Read more »

How to Make Your Staircase an Extension of Your Style

Are you looking to add a unique touch to your home or business? One great way to do so is by updating your staircase. A key architectural feature of your building, the staircase can say a lot about your style and can be designed to match the rest of your décor. Whether you are interested… Read more »

4 Benefits Of A Fabricated Staircase Handrail For Your Business

4 Ways Fabricated Staircase Handrail Can Enhance Your Business’ Stairs

If you’re interested in taking your staircase to the next level, the best way is to add fabrications to the staircase. The handrail can alter the aesthetics of the staircase and ultimately your business. With a fabricated handrail specifically made for your business, you can create a staircase that is not only functional but beautiful… Read more »