It’s time to step up bit higher I mean to talk about stairs, different types of stairs, different stair idea’s for design and decor. A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. Stairs may be straight, round, or may consist of two or more straight pieces connected at angles. Stairs are basically constructed to get connected to different stories and to an access to different rooms of the building. But at times stairs and stair designs are required just to cover the vacant areas of spaces in form of steps. At times these days’ steps are constructed to give a designer look or to create an unspoken visible separation between two rooms like accommodating living and dining area in the same space. Moreover, at time they are very useful for storage purpose.
Different types of spaces require different types of staircase according to the respective space, height, area and purpose. To accomplish your job and to get well- connected you can choose from Straight run stairs, L stairs, Double L stairs, U stairs, Spiral stairs or Winder stairs.
The straight run stairs are the stairs used most in new home construction. Straight stairs, as the name implies, have no turns. These stairs are not as expensive to construct as other types of stairs.
- The L stairs (Quarter turn stairs) has one landing at some point along the flight of steps. If the landing is near the top or bottom of the stairs, the term Long L is used to describe the difference. L stairs are used when the space required for a straight run stairs is not available.
- Spiral stairs are mostly used at spaces lacking good amount of space. Spiral staircase don’t need big amount of floor area for its construction
There are so many types of stairs and one type to choose according to the requirement. After area and space requirement personal choices also do matter while constructing the staircase design according to likes and dislikes of particular client. In-between whatever the type of staircase you have chosen to enhance the beauty of your interiors and to get well-connected to the upper or down floors be specific about few things. Let the thread (foot landing steps) be of minimum 8” to 9” so that foot gets a comfortable landing at every step and don’t let the riser of the steps more than 6” to 8” because it may results to accidents if each step riser are too high to step on. It’s difficult for kids and oldies to manage on high rising steps.
Soon after the selection of the type of stair case design, its time to talk about material best suited for your connecting steps. Concrete is not the only option to get desired staircases, but you can go for glass, wood, tiles, marble, mosaic etc. to get the designer stair case and an astonishing look. In fact , you can opt for different type of stickers to design and remodel your old staircase. Make your old stair case modern and elegant in looks with minimum and effortless changes. Comfort your step with the staircase carpet rapping, its useful even for holding your steps (after all it has a good grip at your running foot). It is not at all difficult to design your staircase, you just need to have creative mind and effective implication of ideas.
Merely putting up the designer looks, good materials to your stairway is not done. Make sure it is secure enough to transport kids and oldies without any risk of slippery material and have a good side railing to hold on. Not only effective design ideas or décor gives a complete touch to your running steps, but a finishing touch is achieved by proper and appropriate lighting. Do not let your stair case live in darkness as this may hurt you badly even. Better to avoid 3d illusions effects at stair space to avoid unwanted accidents and hazards. An aesthetic feel, comfortable steps and glowing area of steps concludes to a modern designer staircase.
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