When walking through the front door the stair is usually the first feature that everyone sees. Your staircase can say a lot about your home, therefore you want your staircase to be a focal point, a feature that stands out, but also compliments the setting. Here at Lyndale we want, and can, provide the perfect design to meet all of your expectations and more.
Traditional stairs are the most commonly found staircase in the home and can come in a variety of shapes & styles. Your stairs can be constructed from any of the timbers in our standard range, which includes Pine, Hemlock, Sapele, Ash & Oak, but if you require a different look timber then just give us a call to discuss the availability.
All of our stairs are carefully designed by our specialist designers using state of the art Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems, some of which have been designed and written by ourselves to provide you with the best possible staircase solution unique to you. The utmost care is taken when designing any staircase at Lyndale, this is something we pride ourselves on and yields the highest quality from design through to manufacture.
All of our stairs come pre-assembled in easy to install sections and delivered nationwide, or if you require, we can provide your staircase in ‘flat-pack’ form if transportation or access is a problem. Alternatively we provide a staircase fitting service (call for more details). You can see more examples on our gallery page.
The stringer is the main structural support of your staircase and runs down both sides of the stairs. The most commonly used style for the stringer is a straight solid piece that houses all of the treads and risers; this is called a ‘Closed Stringer’ style. If you are looking for a more striking stringer style, then the ‘Open & Cut Stringer’ is a great option. The ‘Open & Cut Stringer’ will allow you to see the detailed shape of the riser and treads. In addition to the beautiful design of the ‘Open & Cut Stringer’ you can add some attractive details to the stringer in the form of beading and an optional shaped bracketing.
The riser is the vertical material in-between each tread on a staircase. On a typical staircase the riser is made out of plywood. If desired this can be faced with a corresponding timber veneer to match the treads where no carpet will be fitted. A full riser fills the entire gap between each tread, but if you are looking for a more open looking staircase to bring light into your room or hallway, then a ‘Half Riser’ is a great option for you. A ‘Half Riser’ only fills approximately half of the riser gap leaving an open area for the light to pass through. This ‘Half Riser’ can be manufactured using timber, chrome bars or something of your choice as long as the biggest gap is no greater than building regulations allow which is currently 100mm. The riser can be shaped to add more detail and interest to your staircase, or it can remain straight depending on preference.
The ‘Bullnose’ and ‘Curtail’ tread details are used to add a more welcoming, grander feel to your staircase. The ‘Bullnose’ is the most common tread detailing used on staircases because it doesn’t take up any extra room outside the existing dimensions of your staircase. The Curtail on the other hand, will increase the staircase footprint in a hallway or landing. The extra space required is dependent on how many curtail stages are required and the ‘Tread Going’ measurement (although this can be adjusted to suit). You would typically need a larger hallway for curtail treads.
Space saver stairs are a paddle tread design used in loft conversions. You can find out more about our space saver stairs by going to our space saver stairs information page. We also have a range of timber folding / sliding Loft Ladders to gain easy loft access where a staircase cannot be installed to the loft. When walking through the front door the stair is usually the first feature that everyone sees. Your staircase can say a lot about your home, therefore you want your staircase to be a focal point, a feature that stands out, but also compliments the setting. Here at Lyndale we want, and can, provide the perfect design to meet all of your expectations and more.