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How to protect your wooden stairs against daily use

Just had a stunning new wooden staircase fitted?
 
Here’s our top tips on how to keep it looking new and prevent damage.
 
Apply Varnish or Oil
If you’ve not already carpeted or painted your wooden staircase, you should apply a varnish or oil as soon as possible (before any dirty or sticky fingerprints appear!). This will maintain a high-quality appearance and prevent any permanent marks or stains. We suggest using one of the following:
Wood Oil –the most common preservers for wooden stairs and just a couple of coats can last for years. Read more about: How to protect your wooden stairs against daily use  »

Posted by Tina on July 16th, 2018

Building Regulations giving you a headache? Let’s break it down

Are you ready to rip out your old staircase and replace it with a beautiful StairBox creation but you’re not quite sure where you stand with building regulations?
Most alterations require you to comply with current Building Regulations, however there’s a ruling which means this doesn’t apply to staircases as long as the replacement staircase is the same or better than the original.
In England and Wales, part 3 of the Building Regulations 2000 applies to any building work where an alteration affects the structure of the building, Read more about: Building Regulations giving you a headache? Let’s break it down  »

Posted by Tina on June 11th, 2018

Out with the old in with the new… staircase

It’s that time of year again, Spring cleaning season. It’s time to clear out the clutter you’ve got piled up and redecorate your house. But have you given your staircase any consideration?
There’s hundreds of ways to revamp your staircase this Spring at StairBox and we’re here to tell you about some of the top styles and models from our favourite selections.
Oak, Oak, Oak!
Our customers have been going crazy over our Oak designs this year. If you want the all-natural style, Read more about: Out with the old in with the new… staircase  »

Posted by Tina on May 14th, 2018