Category: Staircases

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 »

How to Care for Oak Treads

Oak Staircase Tread Concept

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 »

8 Stair Workouts to Help You Break a Sweat

woman running up stairs

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 »

The Best Staircases for Your Child’s Treehouse

young girl blowing bubbles outside of 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 »

Staircase Safety for Kids

If you have kids, you want to keep them as safe as possible. However, younger kids often have difficulty navigating staircases. Even older children can have accidents when they rush up or down the stairs.  Below are some pointers on how you can make staircase safe for your kids: Use the Buddy System Having someone… Read more »

Straight vs. Spiral Staircase: Which Is Best for You?

When it comes to moving into a new home, you don’t have to worry much about the staircase. But in situations where you are building a home from the ground up or are undergoing a major home redesign, it’s important to understand that the type of staircase you choose can make all the difference. So… Read more »

How a New Staircase Can Improve Your Home’s Value

Increase The Value Of Your Property With A New Staircase

  Increasing the value of your home isn’t as arduous of a task as many articles and television shows make it out to be. It does take a bit of effort and research to figure out which investments would be ideal for increasing your home’s market value. However, you don’t have to make a million… Read more »

Simple Staircase Exercises

During the wintertime, it can be tough to get in your exercise routine. You can’t run outside, and a gym membership always seems to expensive. But what if we told you that you had a great exercise tool already in your home?  Indeed, staircases can be an easy and free way to get your steps… Read more »

Renaissance Staircase Architecture

Renaissance Staircase Architecture

Modern staircases are simple and minimalist. They have subtle designs that make them appear both elegant and sophisticated. This minimalism, however, was not always in-vogue. Back in the Renaissance era, people were taken by grand staircases with extravagant designs that immediately drew the eye of a viewer. While modern and Renaissance staircases differ significantly, the… Read more »

The Best Staircases for Small Spaces

The Best Staircases for Small Spaces

When considering a staircase for your home, you have many options to choose from, but not all homes are created equal. If you have a smaller home, then you might have to consider a special staircase that will fit in a tighter spot. Thankfully, there are several types of staircases you can install into your… Read more »