Interior Basement Stairs
If your home is equipped with a basement than having a well-designed and safe stair is quite essential. The stairs that leads to the basement are prominent elements that one can’t miss out while finishing the basements. Basement stairs come in all shapes and sizes from the very simple utility or access stairs to the more elaborate decorative stairs in which the basement is expanded to be a major part of the living area. There are also several ideas of basement stairs. Here are several ideas for you. If the staircase doesn’t have a wall on one side or the other, create a contemporary and modern staircase from wood and metal. Incorporate oak-stained wood treads, and add an oak railing attached to metal posts threaded with taut metal cables for horizontal rails. For small basements, a spiral staircase not only saves space, but you can use it as part of your decor scheme when you pick one made with wood treads and a metal frame.
Spiral stairs definitely cost more than building a set out of wood, but, with some scavenging, you might find one that you can repurpose for use in your basement. The main drawback of a spiral staircase is that you’ll need outside access to get furniture and large objects inside the basement; also check with local codes, which may not permit a spiral staircase in basements over 400 square feet.