Staircase Materials

Choosing The Right Wooden Staircase Materials

While choosing materials for your new staircase might seem like an exciting idea, it can easily become overwhelming. A staircase can provide an excellent feature for your home or business. However, with so many materials available nowadays, it can be hard to decide which one is best for your requirements.

White Oak

As well as being practical, white oak staircases can make a statement within your home or business that you can be proud of. White oak is one of the most sustainable, versatile timbers available and is still one of the most popular. Not only is it hard wearing and can take the knocks of today’s busy lifestyles, it is beautiful to look at and will last a lifetime with a minimum amount of care; making it an ideal choice for your staircase.
For centuries, oak has been used for making anything from furniture to boats. Today, it still adapts itself to looking classic, yet elegant in modern homes and businesses all over the world. So, whether you’re designing a new building, modernising an older one or simply looking to update your home or business, white oak is most definitely an option to be considered.

Pine Redwood

Redwood pine is a widely used softwood often chosen for its affordability, versatility and classic rustic look. Although pine is considered to be a soft wood it does not reflect the strength of the material. Pine is a strong, sustainable and durable wood. It will stay looking as good as the day it was fitted for many years to come, whilst, at the same time adding style and character to any home or business.
It is ideal for busy thoroughfares whether in an office or family home and it can take the knocks and bangs that daily life throws at it. Pine has a natural beauty all of its own. Its grain and knots give it its own unique pattern and each individual tree is different, giving it that extra special look. It a can be painted, stained to darken it, varnished, or simply waxed to bring out the natural beauty and grain. If you are looking for a bright modern feel or a more simple traditional feel this wood is perfect for you to personalise .

Dark Red Hardwood

Dark red hardwood is a strong, rich in colour wood that looks fantastic on any staircase. Its natural warm tones will complement any décor whether it’s in a home or office environment. Its naturally hard-wearing properties make this an ideal material for use on staircases.

All of our stringers, treads, risers, posts, handrails, base rails and spindles come in white oak, redwood pine and red hardwood. You can mix and match to accentuate your staircase even further.

Materials are delivered to our London staircase manufacturing facility. We ensure only the best quality materials are used for our staircases and stair parts. The best staircase materials result in the best staircases.

We only use materials that are FSC approved and from sustainable and renewable sources.

See some of the finished staircase products in the staircase gallery.

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