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Open Riser Staircases

What are open riser staircases?

One of the most modern staircase trends to emerge in recent years is the concept of open-riser stairs. Full-length staircases omitting the space between the treads – an entirely stylistic choice based on the designers’ personal preference – are rapidly becoming a favourite in new build homes. So which home types suit open riser staircases?…

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Staircase Decorating Ideas

As the focal point of many a home, your staircase deserves to be a centrepiece of your interior style. Representing your personality, your family and your sanctuary, the staircase is the piece of architecture that brings you into the world in the morning and carries you up to bed at night. But this can mean…

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Helical vs Spiral Staircases – What are the differences?

At Canal, we can design and manufacture a range of different bespoke staircases to meet your needs whether it be for a commercial or residential property. One of the questions we get asked a lot is what is the difference between a helical and spiral staircase? Both different types do share similar features. Both of…

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The endless possibilities of bespoke metal fabrication

Bespoke metal fabrication can range from metal fire escapes and staircases to balustrades, ladders and sheet metal work. But first, what is bespoke metal fabrication? These days, metal fabrication has an array of meanings as well as many uses. The process involves the manufacturing of constructions from raw materials such as formed and expanded metal,…

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Staircase balustrade trends for 2019

Balustrades are one of the most important features of a staircase. Not only do balustrades act as a key safety component they also offer an opportunity for a homeowner to add a unique look to their staircase. Bespoke balustrades are becoming increasingly popular with each passing year as homeowners and interior designers are using the…

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