Have you ever thought about the role lighting plays in your staircase’s aesthetics and safety? Too often, staircases get overlooked when it comes to lighting, leading to a missed opportunity for a stunning design feature or worse, potential safety hazards. Here’s our guide on how to choose the right lighting for your staircase. Assess Your… Read more »
Our Top 3 Creative Ways to Use More Staircase Space
A recent movement has made function as important as design which has architects often considering how to utilize the space under a staircase just as much as the staircase itself. Staircases are now serving a purpose beyond their practical use by offering many functions beneath the staircase itself. Create a Space for Work or Play… Read more »
Closed vs. Open Riser Stairs—Which is Best?
When designing a custom staircase, one of the styles you may come across are closed and open riser stairs. While closed risers are the more traditional choice, open riser stairs are quickly becoming the popular style of the modern age, and for good reason. Closed Riser Stairs Also known as closed tread stairs or box… Read more »
Powder Coating vs. Spray Painting: Which Is Best?
When coating metal surfaces, there are two methods you can use: powder coating and spray painting. While spray painting is the traditional choice, powder coating has become increasingly popular in recent years. So, which one is best? Here we discuss the pros and cons of each to help you better decide which method is best… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
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 »