Building Regulations

Qualities to Look for in Loft Stairs

Qualities to Look for in Loft Stairs

Gaining safe access to loft space through a loft conversion or through adding loft stairs is a real home improvement that home owners feel the benefit of. Not only can it add value to a home, loft stairs are also a much safer option compared to loft ladders and add extra valuable storage area (that’s also out of sight).

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How to Calculate Spiral Staircase Dimensions

How to Calculate Spiral Staircase Dimensions

A spiral staircase can add something very special to a room, creating a really eye-catching design which is practical too.

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Building Regulations for Spiral Staircases in the UK

Building Regulations for Spiral Staircases in the UK

No matter whether you’re buying a new or replacement spiral staircase, you need to ensure that it complies with the UK building regulations. There are special requirements for spiral staircases, which are detailed in BS5395, a British Standard that applies to this type of staircase.

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Everything you need to know about staircase balustrades

Everything you need to know about staircase balustrades

When it comes to fitting a new staircase in your home, you will need to ensure that its balustrade complies with both the Building Regulations and British Standards. Here we’ve provided information about staircase balustrades to help ensure you fit the right one in your home.

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