Remodeling homes is becoming very popular, but one of the most overlooked aspects of your home is the staircase, most people will overlook this feature and move to the living room, kitchen or bedrooms. Most of the time people view them as a functional object and not the beautiful feature that they could be. Make your staircase a focal point, instead of a passage into another level of your home.
If you are having trouble seeing your stairs in a way that makes them stylish then reading this article will help you. With a couple tools and some parts you can turn your boring stairway into a focal point in your home. This article will look at some insider tips and secrets to making a visually appealing staircase in your home.
The first tip that you should consider is easy, get spindles that will make a statement and leave an impression on your guests, these do not have to be boring so look for something that you like. Think outside the box when it comes to the material and the style. The possibilities are seemingly endless, you can change the color to make them contrast with the banister, you could also opt for a futuristic metal or glass spindle.
Our second tip is to add some glass to your staircase, glass balustrades are great giving an open feel. This is very attractive, and glass can create a sense of weightlessness in your home. Glass balustrades are a great alternative to spindles. If you are looking for a modern option, then you can combine the glass with an aluminum banister. You could also use a wood banister to give make a statement with old meets new.
A cheaper way to transform your staircase is to paint your stairs. If your stairs have bare floorboards, then you can make a real focal point with some paint. Blues and grey are great if you like natural colors, but if you are looking for something more exotic then you can look at more vibrant colors like a red.
A stair runner is a great option for people that cannot add paint to their stairs. For a splash of color without the paint, a stair runner will have the same effect. A couple ways you could take this design are with bold strips of blocks, either way you could incorporate any color you desire and when the runner is laid over nicely polished stairs the outcome is great.