Selecting a staircase for your new home takes more than just picking your favourite style and finish. You may be surprised to learn that a staircase has many different parts that will need to be considered when designing your home.
At Carlisle Homes, we strive to help you make the best decisions for your new home, so we have created a handy guide to help you learn the different elements of a staircase and demystify some of the jargon you’re likely to encounter when selecting one for your home.
Watch now to stay one step ahead!
Let’s learn the language of stairs.
The steps are themselves made up of different components. Get to know them below:
Here, we’re referring to what supports the treads and risers (the steps). We call these stringers, which are seen side-on from the staircase.
This one is a bit more self-explanatory as it is the piece of timber you hold on to as you walk up or down the stairs. However, it’s worth bearing in mind its different attributes.
With these terms at your disposal, you can climb your way to success by building a jaw-dropping staircase for your home.
See staircases in action at our Carlisle Display Homes and our brand new Spectra Showroom, and leave with a dose of inspiration.