When it comes to renovating your home, it is likely that a lot of people will overlook their staircase. Despite it being one of the primary facilities in any two-storey home, the style and design of the staircase is widely ignored but could in fact become something of a feature in any home. There are a number of different styles available when it comes to choosing your staircase and it is likely that some will suit your home more than others, depending on the space you have available.
Commonly, the staircase is the first feature your guest’s see when they enter your home and of course, first impressions are lasting impressions. Although changing a staircase may seem like a complicated, long and costly job, this doesn’t have to be the case and your staircase could be fitted for you at your convenience.
Bespoke staircases, although they might be slightly more expensive than the manufactured stairwells provide you with a unique look in your home and with bespoke designers on hand to give you advice on the best shapes and styles for your home, the space available and your budget, it does make for a very worthwhile investment.
As previously mentioned there are a huge variety of different designs available when you are choosing your staircase and contrary to what a lot of people may believe, they don’t just need to go up and down. A spiral staircase is just one option and this is great for those who are struggling with space. As the stairs wind around a central pole, it minimises the amount of space it takes up, being an ideal option for loft conversions.
The colour of your staircase may depend on the colour scheme of your home. There are a number of different palettes that complement each other and it is rather simple to find two colour spectrums that will add a splash of colour and character to your home. It is very popular to have a light coloured staircase in order to keep the room bright. Dark colours on a staircase can be a very risky choice, however in the right room they can create a cosy feeling.
Choosing the material of your staircase is not only an aesthetic choice but also a practical one. While tiled or marble staircase may be too pricey, it may also act as a health hazard for families with young children, who could end up tripping on the slippery surface. However, they are easy to maintain and clear of any spillages.