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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »