Interior Stair Design Booklet

We are pleased to announce that we now have our very own Interior Stair Design Booklet available for download. This booklet features different baluster patterns and staircase configurations for Traditional, Craftsman, Old World, Contemporary and Modern designs. It has never been easier to plan your stair remodel (or cheaper)! Click Here to download – Requires […]

New Website!

I am pleased to announced that we have switched to our new website platform. We truly believe this new platform will grow with us easier and provide a better shopping experience to our wonderful customers. If you had an account on the previous site, you will need to create a new account on this one. […]

Let’s Compare – Oil Rubbed Bronze

Oil Rubbed Bronze is easily the best selling finish on the market and not just for stair parts, but for door knobs, cabinet hardware, light fixtures… everything.  The biggest issue with the Oil Rubbed Bronze finish is that so many companies make a really bad ORB. I made this chart this morning showing the difference […]

Iron Baluster Shoes – What are they used for?

On the tops and bottoms of iron balusters you can sometimes find what we call shoes. These shoes are decorative pieces that are used to hide the gaps and imperfections left over after drilling holes for your install. They are purely decorative and do not support the baluster structurally in any way. You install them […]

Craftsman style stairs are making a comeback!

Craftsman style staircases are when you have large box newel posts, dark stained stair treads with white risers and trim combined with plain square white wood balusters. It’s a style that is on a comeback and fits in nicely with newer homes and homes that have dark stained hardwood floors. Treads – Risers – Box Newels – Handrail – […]