Sleek and graceful, stairways replicating waterfalls by using Metal Panel Systems are one of the hottest trends in the building industry. Designed with a flowing handrail that ends at the floor, the elegant waterfall system complements contemporary or urban home designs. L.J. Smith® Stair Systems, the leading stair systems manufacturer in the industry, offers Metal Panel Systems in Linear Collection. […]
Influencer Denise Sabia loves home challenges. A house flipper and DIY expert, Sabia recently tackled changes in a townhouse she purchased in 2018. First up — a new stairway system. “The railing system is the very first thing you see when entering the home and it had to go,” says Sabia, with The Painted Home. “The old stairway was an […]
It doesn’t get easier than this. Cut and hammer out an old wood baluster from your stairway system. Then replace it with a decorative iron baluster. Repeat in a pattern that works for your home’s style. That’s how simple it is to transform a staircase in one afternoon. Whether you replace all the wooden balusters or leave some in to […]
Want to feel good about yourself and your home? Then set your sights on interior home improvement projects. According to the 2019 Remodeling Impact Report*, after completing a remodeling project, 74 percent of home owners had a greater desire to be in their homes — and 77 percent have a deep feeling of accomplishment. Gaining a feeling of satisfaction doesn’t […]
How To Construct a Staircase, Step by Step
Homeowners can add style to any stairway with new Reversible Risers from Ornamental Mouldings & Millwork. Available in two decorative styles, each easy-to-apply riser comes primed and ready for installation. Two options are available in the Reversible Risers: a shiplap and beaded planking version and an oak and primed smooth version. The primed sides of either version can easily be […]
A Big Project for the Ambitious DIY’er
From kit-built to custom-made, adding a spiral staircase is easier than ever.
Modular kits make design and installation easy for the DIY’er.
By Larry Walton Our first task for this loft project was to put in a new open rail, which made it look better and made it a lot safer. Next came the access ladder. The original ladder resembled a climbing wall more than a useful and easy access to the loft. Our goal […]