What Is the Best Wood to Use for Stairs?

A new timber staircase can transform your hallway and give the whole property a boost. Even just replacing the banister rail will make an enormous difference to the look and feel of your home, and of course is much quicker and cheaper than installing an entire set of stairs. Choosing which materials to use, however, is not always straightforward. We take a look at some of the different types of wood available for stair construction. Scandinavian Pine Also known as European redwood, this pale yellow softwood is produced in renewable plantations, making it a sound environmental choice. Attractive and affordable,...