10 ways to update your staircase
Whether you want a complete redesign or a quick update, a revamped staircase can transform the look and feel of your home
Your staircase is one of the most used parts of your home, so it shouldn’t be overlooked. When transforming your staircase, you have three main choices: go for a complete replacement; update key elements; or choose simple decorating ideas for a quick facelift.
UPDATE YOUR BALUSTRADE
Simply replacing your balustrade is one of the the easiest ways to give your staircase a modern look without blowing the budget. If your staircase is open plan to your main living room, swapping a wooden balustrade for a glass one can open up the space by reflecting the natural light, making your room feel bigger and your stairway much brighter. Don’t be afraid to mix materials either – combining a glass balustrade with a wooden handrail and treads can create a contemporary look that will also add warmth to any space. Fusion balustrade, from £510 for a 13-step project, Richard Burbidge
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