Our open floating staircases are light and contemporary, letting natural light flow through to the lower floor while maintaining an uncluttered look in the stair void. The Balustrade Authority offer central steel carriage strings, central timber carriage strings, Traditional Open Timber stairs or cantilevered timber or steel stairs.
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Floating stairs in Sydney are our specialty. For years we are improving our self supporting stairs to make the look lighter and more floating. With an open plan floating staircase design you can let the light flood through the rooms or into the basement and at the same time it is an eye-catcher.
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Australian home owners opt for open stairs in Sydney for two main reasons, the first is because they can help the space to feel much larger than it actually is, and the second is that you can see through them to the space beyond.
Your visitors will be amazed when they enter the house and stand in front of a stunning staircase with levitating treads in wood, glass, concrete or even acrylic, just supported by a thin looking glass or not at all. Floating stair constructions can be used for commercial or residential projects.
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Very often stairs with floating treads do have hidden attachments or structural glass to make them look like they are floating. Unfortunately it is not possible to build real floating indoor staircases. But with attention to detail and precise planning it is possible to create the illusion of a floating stair. Take a look to what we have done so far.With glass you can also easily create floating elements within the stair design. For example you may see a floating mirror, a floating wood frame or other sculptural objects with leather cladding. At the below models you can find many floating stair images with various of options.
Choose Floating Glass Staircase in Sydney
Ever felt the need to create a medium of travelling upstairs that is both, fun and beautiful, even if you just look at it? You must have seen several staircases that are huge and masculine but have you ever looked at a staircase that is compact, yet gorgeous and allows for greater space, no matter where you install it; in a corridor or in a hall?
Those were the old times when houses were installed with massive staircases that made the room look stuffy and the only thing that was prominent in the room was the staircase. With the changing tastes and population on the rise, where people demand more in less whether you are hired for designing or renovating a room. Hence, The Balustrade Authority has come up with glass staircases in Sydney, NSW, Australia that will leave you awestruck.
Floating Staircase Cost
Planning to add a floating staircase to your house or replace an existing one? You should ready your wallet as it won’t be a cheap project — the average cost of building a residential floating staircase starts from $5,900 and could go higher or lower depending the job.
When it comes to hiring the best open staircase builder in Sydney, experience and craftsmanship do matter. Depending on the type of materials as well as the layout and design of the home, specific staircase builders may be better suited for the job. For example, if you want to install a glass floating staircase, you want a tradie who has experience installing them. Hiring a builder who may be an excellent wooden staircase installer may not be the best option for glass staircases.
We provide solutions, either standardized or tailored to an architect’s perception. We ensure on time delivery with no compromise on quality to ensure you are happy with our services. Visit YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/BalustradeSydneyAu for more information.
Sydney Cantilevering Stairs Designers
Whether designed out of polished wood or stainless steel, The Balustrade Authority’s cantilevered stairs invigorate the imagination while remaining dedicated to structural integrity. The graceful and unhindered progression of The Balustrade Authority’s free standing treads combined with a glass panel balustrade creates a sense of lightness and space difficult to replicate in traditional staircase design. The Balustrade Authority achieves this effect by placing stringers in the supporting wall and artfully using light enhancing balustrades to preserve an astonishing visual presence.
How Do Floating Staircases Work
There are quite a few different strategies to accomplish the floating stair impact on a stairs. Here, below those we recommend.
- Floating Staircases with hidden steel supporting element.
- Floating Staircases with observable wall stringer.
- Floating Staircases with Measures fixed directly to the wall.
That is the ideal cantilever floating treads system for your stairs project?
First thing you will need to check is if you’ve got a wall beside the stairs and when this wall is a self-supporting (load –bearing) wall or not. The floating staircase needs to be designed according to the information.
The floating staircase, also referred to as cantilever staircase or suspended stairway, is nowadays a highly popular design. It’s particularly welcome among Architects and Interior designers, because of its airy and light style.
Despite its minimalist design, the floating treads have nevertheless a lot of engineers involved in the design, manufacturing and also installation on site. Floating Staircases appear to”seamless float” in the air (that is precisely the effect we would like to see), but in fact they generally require a solid support system. Some stringers are made of glass and some support from the ceiling.
Floating stairs are getting to be an increasingly popular option in today’s design world.
Based on the type of stair tread, they may be installed indoors or outside. Even little spaces, like studio apartments, can use floating staircase — their open-concept profile is a excellent way to earn a tiny room seem larger. Additionally, they can be customized for each and every design kind, from businesses to homes to remodels. • Floating Staircases with hidden steel supporting element
Concealed floating steel support component.
If there’s a wall beside the stairs and it’s self-supporting (load-bearing), made from solid or concrete bricks for instance, you can organize the stairs with the layout you desire. We’ve got no structural issues.
We can fabricate a steel cantilever floating behind component (stringer) that functions as the main support for treads and rail and then conceal it to the supporting wall. The effect we create are treads coming our straight from the wall as they were drifting into the air.
The railing is possible in several unique designs and materials. Fixings can be with stainless steel observable bolts or with wooden covering caps which conceal the screws. An outside wooden stringer is also a potential option.open-concept profile is a excellent way to earn a tiny room seem larger. Additionally, they can be customized for each and every design kind, from businesses to homes to remodels.
In regards to do-it-yourself projects, you will be better off installing a floating stair with a metal stringer. It’s a fantastic idea to have at least four individuals are part of the installation procedure — just bear in mind that the stringer itself will weigh about 700 KG.
If you are installing a floating staircase with no stringer, the procedure will be a little more complicated. Take additional care to make certain that your stairs is code-compliant. To install with no stringer, floating stair treads are usually fixed or pegged right into the wall with a reinforcing metal framework or prefabricated anchoring pockets.
Yes, floating staircase are just as safe, if not safer than a conventional staircase. They need to adhere to specific code requirements (check with your local code official for your state’s requirements) — but so long as you put in based on code, your floating staircase will be secure.
Some folks are concerned that they shouldn’t install floating staircase if they have kids. However, there are lots of ways to produce a floating staircase more protected and child-proof. If you have young ones, possibly consider one of the following: