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Monthly Archives: November 2016

@StairRenovation on Social Media: Facebook

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Everyone’s heard of Facebook these days; but while a small, UK based family-run business who have spent the past 20+ years specializing in staircases won’t be of too much interest to most of it’s 1.19 billion users, it’s a great place to keep in touch with customers old and new. We find that customers like our personal style of business and our friendly installations teams, they typically take an interest in how we’re getting on after their installation is long completed and like to post photos of completed projects we’ve installed for them.

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Amazing Glazing (Part 3): Bevelled Glass

Up close with frameless glassUsing quality materials and paying attention to the finest details is very important to us. Whether it’s timber or glass, it’s got be just right. This is why our glass manufacturers use precision bevelling on the edges of our balustrade glass panels. Beveling allows us to transform a piece of balustrade glass into a contemporary design component which will provide the pièce de résistance to your glass staircase installation.

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Staircase Stories: Mr & Mrs Foster, St Helens

Many of our new customers come to us as a result of a recommendation from a previous customer. After seeing Abbott-Wade’s handiwork first hand in a friends house, Mr & Mrs Foster knew exactly who to call to transform their staircase.

“The quality of the materials are excellent as was the standard of the workmanship. The whole process from enquiry, to survey to installation was seamless, thank you for a tremendous job.”

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Amazing Glazing (Part 2): Our Toughened Glass Balustrades

Round brushed steel closeGlass staircases are certainly on-trend in the home renovation world at the moment. Whether it is our standard glass, super clear low-iron, sandblasted, coloured or shaped, our glass staircases are chosen for their aesthetic qualities. And like anything that you love – looks aren’t everything. All our toughened glass balustrades are thermally strengthened to ensure that they are safe for the job it is they are designed to do.

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Amazing Glazing (Part 1): Glass Cutting

Shaped Glass with square steel clampsGlass comes in all shapes and sizes which is great for us as so do our staircases. Our design and surveying teams take great care to ensure that all glass balustrading is made to measure and fits perfectly into your staircase regardless whether you’re opting for embedded or clamped glass, glass spindles or shaped cut-string balustrade glass.

We select experienced, proven glass suppliers carefully to ensure we can install excellent quality glass into our staircases. Our suppliers receive our glass drawings as a CAD file from our design team and then precision cut each panel before sending for toughening.

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Bonfire Night 2016

We do our best to reduce waste as much as possible and send as little as we can to landfill. We recycle waste wood and invite local members of the community to collect free wood to heat their homes. At this time of year it’s nice to break with the norm and offer our waste wood to local groups to fuel their bonfire night celebrations.

If you’re attending a bonfire this week, remember to stay safe and have fun.