FAQs

What is a Square Spiral?

A square spiral is the same as a circular spiral but the treads extend out into the corners providing more space and movement. We also provide modified versions of a square spiral to meet the layout of your home such as S-Shape and U-Shape stairs. Square Spirals are space saving and can give you access where a conventional staircase cannot.

Does your stairs comply with current Building Regulations?

Yes, Our spirals are manufactured to compliant with British Standards document BS 5395 Part II

  • Our staircase is to (A) small private stairs (B) private stairs
  • CATEGORY A (600mm) serving 1 room (private)
  • Rise 170mm to 220mm
  • Clear between centrepost/handrail 600mm
  • Going centre of tread 145mm
  • CATEGORY B (800mm)
  • Serving as main stairs
  • Rise 170mm to 220mm
  • Clear width between centre post/handrail 800mm (900mm in Scotland)
  • Going centre of tread 

How long will I have to wait for my Stairs?

From placing order 2-3 weeks allowing 7 day cool off period

What materials are the Stairs made out of?

The main material is medium Density Fibre board (MDF) which also can be fire/moisture resistant at an extra cost. The posts are made from pine which we turn ourselves. All can be painted and carpeted to match existing stairs and bannisters.

Can I see an example of your Stairs before purchasing?

We have examples assembled in our workshop in Bristol, which can be seen by appointment only.

How long will it take to install my Stairs?

Pending on the working environment area it can take between 6-8 hrs but can provide a a-z assembly manual for 1st timers. First timers allow an extra 2hrs.

Whats size Stair widths do you offer?

Information about sizes are available on our Stairs page, but we can cut down to your exact sizes at an extra cost.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

Yes, a 20% deposit is required upon excepting a written quote with your layout and sizes, with a 7 day cooling off period.

What Payment methods do you accept?

Bank transfers, Cash if local or collecting. Credit or debit card paid via counter at your bank.

Do you make Conventional Stairs?

Yes, we can make all stairs (materials) depending on work load.

What Areas do you operate?

We are based in Bristol, see Contact page, and if fitting is required we will travel within a 50 mile radius, however delivery through a courier is an extra cost, anywhere in the UK.

Staircase will fit in a standard family car as it is a flat pack, free advise upon collection regarding assembly along with written instructions.