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Stair Anatomy Part 1

July 14th, 2015|

The staircase is often a focal point of a home that offers intricate detail and dimension. While stairs are a functional necessity, they are more than horizontal tiered surfaces that lead us to different levels. The staircase offers a palette to express design, and can set the tone for the style within the home. We all know the two main components that make up the stair anatomy: The steps and the railings. In more professional terminology, the step, or, tread, houses the newel post which holds the railing to the correct height. The newel is one piece that can offer [...]