Updated: May 16, 2020
This week in our blog we’re discussing the topic of staircase refurbishment. It’s often a part of the house that gets missed off the list when upgrading an interior or renovating, however with a little thought and imagination it can literally transform a property.
In years gone by to replace a staircase was an difficult undertaking, however with new technical and manufacturing advancements a custom made staircase can quite easily become a reality.
We’ve carried out many staircase refurbishments for customers over the years, from changing old tired wooden ones for stylish oak, installing custom made glass balustrades, to loft stairs and painted custom made projects.
It can be a little overwhelming to know where to begin and you’ll want to make the right decisions early on to save any problems later down the line. We always recommend speaking to a reputable joinery company initially for ideas and practical advice on what would be most suitable for the space.
It’s always a good idea to do your research beforehand and have a good idea of the kind of staircase you’d like, the finished look and feel, and also the practicalities for day to day living.
Take some time on Pinterest and browse through interior magazines to create a mood board. Take into consideration the era of your property so that your new design can be sympathetic and compliment the overall design of the building. A staircase is often the central anchor of the home, so keep in mind the style of your interiors too, so that the final result works in harmony.
With impressive design packages now on offer, a specialist designer will be able to technically configure a staircase and give a really useful insight into component parts, material finishes and a good visual representation of how the finished article will look.
By working with a reputable joiner who can assist at every step of the way, and a supplier who is part of the Timber Staircase Association (TSA) - ethically sourcing quality timber; you can have peace of mind that your project is in safe hands. Production times will be swift (often just 10 days), and installation stress free, causing minimal disruption. With the right team and a credible supplier you can be sure to have a new staircase to be proud of.
If you’d like further information on this topic or would be interested in discussing a new staircase for your home, please get in touch.