Three Top Tips tips to update your staircase and give it the 'wow' factor

Richard Burbidge’s unique range of stairparts can help you reach your staircase goals, thanks to our easy to install products, which instantly make a difference to your home.

From timber and glass to exposed metal features, there are endless options to ensure your staircase makes a statement in your home. Whether you’re looking for a traditional, contemporary or modern classic finish, here’s three top tips on how to give your stairs the ‘wow’ factor…

Mix and match

As with every aspect of life, it all comes down to the small print, or with staircases, the small screws. The brackets for the glass or railings should be seamless and a handrail gives a functional finish to a staircase, leading you up to the floors above. Combine safety and style with our options of framework, balusters and finishes.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional staircase with a modern twist or looking to combine classic metal balusters and contemporary wooden rails.

Make the practical look perfect

Wall mounted handrails are a great way to add details to your stairs for a practical purpose. They are of course a safety feature to assist you up the stairs but are also a great way to avoid your guests leaving dirty finger marks on your newly decorated walls. At Richard Burbidge, our array of stylish handrails, with different caps and brackets, help to match your décor and bring a new look to an enclosed space. With easy to fit kits and a variety of finishes and timber available, you can easily can adapt your handrail to suit your existing interiors.

Bring your staircase to life with wall panelling

There are many ways to bring your stairs to life from wallpaper or paint, where you can experiment with colours and textures. Wall panelling is a great way to add depth and unique design, creating the illusion of a wider space. By installing Richard Burbidge’s decorative mouldings, you can create a bespoke look to your hallway. With a variety of styles and materials to choose from, Richard Burbidge’s selection can fit into any home, from oak, pine or dark hardwood in hockey, basic angle or round edge shape.

Whether opting for a traditional or contemporary style, our range of stairparts has something that will fit any design scheme.

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