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Flared Staircases: A Versatile Design Just For You Alpharetta, GA

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Flared Staircases: A Versatile Design Just For You

Flared Staircase in Home Atlanta GA

Whether a foyer is too small for a traditional or grand curved staircase, or if homeowners, builders or architects are seeking a unique visual design, a flared staircase is an excellent choice. What’s more, adding a slight curve to bottom stair(s) satisfies both conventional and contemporary styles, making it a versatile option that is safe…

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Stainless Steel Handrails: Strength And Sophistication

Stainless Steel Staircase Atlanta GA

Providing benefits to many different industries, stainless steel is a tried and true material used in bicycle production, car manufacturing and even shipbuilding. As such, it has become a preferred choice for residential and commercial properties, as well as home improvement projects. Stainless steel handrails and railing is not only easy to install, they are…

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Commercial Staircases: Purpose And Prestige

Stairs with Glass Rail System Atlanta GA

In the business sector, commercial staircases reflect the character and influence of an organization. Thus, designers must be connected to the culture of a business in such a way as to determine the effect that a staircase should have. For instance, should it be futuristic and modern? Perhaps it should be light and elegant, with…

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Wrought Iron Stair Railings: Process and Design

wrought iron stair railing

A custom wrought iron stair railing can beautifully accent a straight or curved staircase. Offering striking appeal and versatility, ornamental metal is a popular accent choice for both commercial and residential spaces. Our design team is proud to create innovative, custom handrails that take staircases to a new level. While the style options are limitless,…

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Stair Design Photo of the Month- Interior and Exterior Wrought Iron Railings

wrought iron railings

We are excited to announce the winner of our stair design photo of the month! Augusts’ winner is a curved  staircase with wrought iron railings that was installed for a residence in Tucscon, Arizona. Our Arizona team worked closely with the homeowner to create a fusion of modern and rustic styles for this curved staircase.…

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Current Trends – Modern Staircase Systems Using Glass and Stainless Steel

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A grand staircase will bring a sense of elegance to your home or office.  Current trends for custom stair systems encompass various elements of modern style, with stainless steel and glass as a clean and sleek option. If you are planning to incorporate a staircase into your home or business, curved or straight, glass and…

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Why Open Riser Stairs Are Gaining Popularity

open riser stairs

What are open riser stairs, and why are they so popular? An open riser staircase is one in which the “rise” –the vertical space between adjacent treads – is open, rather than enclosed.  This construction offers unobstructed views between treads and the unique staircase design option is quickly growing in popularity, both in residential and…

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Is it Balusters or Banisters?


Customers are often confused when it comes to staircase terminology. One of the most common confusions is the use of “balusters” or “banisters”. So, which one is it? While the team at Southern Staircase is more accustomed to using “baluster”, both can be used to describe the support systems of a staircase.   So what…

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3.4 Million Stair Railings Built and Counting

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Since our company’s creation in 1983, we have built over 3.4 million staircases, which means we have built and installed over 3.4 million stair railings. Stair railings can be the defining component of a staircase, and there is a plethora of options for homeowners, builders, and architects. This week, we share three examples of stair…

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Stair Design Photo of the Month- Grand Flared Staircase

flared staircase

Thank you to all who voted in last month’s photo of the month competition! This month’s winner is a beautiful grand staircase that was designed and installed for the Sigma Kappa sorority at the University of Florida. This staircase was sold by Don Wagner on our national team and was constructed and installed in partnership…

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