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Stair Parts Knowledge Base & Resource Center

Custom Hardwoods is dedicated to providing content that is educational and useful to consumers, do-it-yourselfers, and contractors looking to further their knowledge and understanding of various types of stair parts and staircase projects.  These how-to articles, product comparisons, and design ideas are meant to help build upon some basic fundamental knowledge of stair parts, distill certain myths and misconceptions, and, generally, increase creativity and awareness of what can be done to beautify your living space with wood staircase materials


 

10 Things to Consider When Designing a Staircase in Your Home

10 Things to Consider When Designing a Staircase in Your Home

For homeowners looking to design a staircase as part of building a new home or those looking to update an existing staircase, the project can seem daunting especially if you’ve never designed one before. Because a staircase takes up a lo....Read More

 
Top Wood Species for Stairs

Arguably the most important part of a staircase is the material it is made from.  With a wooden staircase you have a considerable degree of choice, and every one is beautiful.  Most interior stair systems are built from hardwood, and each hardwood....Read More

 
Red and White Oak Stairs


Red and White Oak Stairs 

When it comes to current home furnishings, refinishing dated or even new oak wood furniture is all the rage especially with home décor professionals and HGTV enthusiasts. However, when it comes to updating home flooring or stairs, the natural oak look is as popul....Read More