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@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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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.

Write a guest feature on our news page

As a small family-run business, we appreciate the importance of expertise and specialist knowledge. If you think your expert insight would be of interest to our customers why not get in touch? Whether you can advise on stair carpets or you’re an interior designer with great ideas for hall decoration, maybe you’re an estate agent who can advise customers of how to add more value to their home or maybe you’ve been renovating your home and want to share some of your experiences, send us an email at info@abbottwade.co.uk and your Guest Blog could appear on our website and social media.

Turn economic groans into hurrahs for your homes: It’s time to invest in your property

1273179534-300pxBrexit came as a surprise to many of us and the economists reported the events with caution and suggested an economic slowdown. This can be bad news for homeowners looking to make a sale as there is usually a reduced demand for housing as buyers become more nervous and are put off buying. In turn, this often leads to a reduction in the value of a home which is very bad news, especially if you’re downsizing as you stand to lose more on the home you are selling than the you would save on the home you are buying.

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The Mighty Oak

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We may never learn exactly what magic allows such an impressively large tree to fit inside such a tiny acorn, but with a mature oak tree producing 2,200 acorns a year there’s plenty more miracles still waiting to grow.

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Maximising small staircases

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The best things come in small packages. Not true of bank balances, but often true of many staircases. While we’ve installed some grand staircases over the years, the majority of us are slightly less well-endowed when it comes to our stairs. Many of the family homes we visit may only consist of two and a half newel posts – but size, after all, isn’t everything. Continue reading…