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Case Studies - Carpeted oak staircase with embedded glass panels and chamfered posts.

REF: 46197-pavitt

3D Model:

Notable Features:

Shallow staircase:

The maximum pitch for domestic building regulations (in a house) is 42°. The majority of stairs we manufacture are to 42°.

However, if you have the space and want a more pleasant staircase to walk up, it's possible to have the pitch shallower (less steep) than 42°.

At only 38.42°, this staircase is significantly shallower (less steep) than the maximum allowable 42°, so although it will take up more space, it will be far nicer to walk up and look more aesthetically pleasing.

Carpeted Oak Staircase:

If an oak stair is to be carpeted, it doesn't make sense to supply the treads and risers oak, given the cost saving.

As such, this staircase features MDF treads and plywood risers, ideally suited to carpeting. Carpeted stairs are also less slippery, making them safer.

Oak Contrasting Curtail Feature Tread

The first tread on this staircase is a single-going oak feature tread.
It's possible to have the feature tread in a different timber to the rest of the treads on risers within the stairs.

Having timber feature treads while carpeting the rest of the stairs is a popular technique as it creates a nice contrast for the feature tread, making it stand out.
A lot of carpet fitters struggle to carpet feature treads; as such, having them in timber often looks better.

Embedded Glass Panels:

We offer glass panels either:
- On clamps (with a choice of style and finish).
- Embedded into a groove within the handrail & baserail.

The glass on this staircase is embedded into a groove.

All glass panels we supply are made to measure for each staircase.

Plan View:


Customer Feedback

A fantastic product. Perfectly engineered and fitted in superbly. Thank you TK Stairs. - Mr Pavitt

REF: 46197-pavitt

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We Design & Manufacture Staircases

TKstairs is one of the UK’s leading staircase manufacturers, we now manufacture in excess of 100 staircases per week delivering throughout the UK from our state of the art manufacturing facility near Hull.

Popular Staircase Layouts

Straight Staircases:

Straight staircases have no turns in them.

Quarter Turn Staircases:

These have a single turn, turning left or right, which can be either a landing or kite winder.

Half Turn Staircases:

These have two turns, left or right. Using kite winders, landings or a half landing.

For straight stairs, quarter turn stairs (single turn) or half turn staircases (two turns), these can be ordered on our website and are available for fast delivery.

Paddle Staircases:

Also known as space saver or loft staircases, these are half the length of a normal staircase but can only be used in certain scenarios.

Other Layouts:

We also offer other staircase layouts, these include, paddle stairs, S-shape stairs, T-shape stairs or stairs with three or more turns. We also offer stairs suitable for commercial buildings which are wider and made from more substantial materials than domestic staircases.

Styles & Materials

Construction Methods:

All layouts of staircases can be constructed in different ways which will effect the final finish, these include:

  • Open riser construction; this is where the risers are left open with either a timber strip or metal bar built in to comply to regulations.
  • Cut string construction; where the sides of the strings are cut away so the treads can be seen, this can either be done in a modern or traditional way.


The materials used on your staircase will have a dramatic effect on how they look, most stairs will use the following materials.

  • Pine; all our stairs are manufactured from high quality furniture grade pine, we do not use any whitewood.
  • White Oak; we can manufacture all or part(s) of your staircase from premium White Oak, to give that stunning finish.
  • Glass; we offer stairs with glass balustrade, either as small panels or large panels, secured with brackets or by embedding with a groove.