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Spiral Staircases and UK Building Regulations

Spiral Staircases and UK Building Regulations

This article is a guide to Spiral Staircases and UK Building Regulations, it covers the basic requirements you need to check in order to meet UK Building Regulations K1 and the associated British Standard BS5395-2 1984. You can get more information by checking out our website

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Open Plan Spiral Stairs For Open Plan spaces

Open Plan Spiral Stairs For Open Plan spaces

In this article we explore the trend for open plan living, and make some suggestions for using a spiral staircase – so check out our suggestions for one of the larger structures in your living space, the staircase.

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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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