Two situations in which homeowners should have custom balustrades made

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Here are two situations in which homeowners should have custom balustrades made.

Their staircase and the areas near it are narrow and difficult to decorate

If a person's home features a very narrow staircase and the areas near it, such as the hallway or the landing, are also very narrow, they might find it challenging to decorate these spaces. The reason for this is that adding, for example, a decorative console table to a narrow entryway or hanging up artwork on the wall beside a narrow staircase can end up being neither practical nor visually pleasing. This is because those who walk through these areas will probably end up bumping into these items because of how narrow these spaces are. Furthermore, adding even slightly bulky items to a narrow part of a home can make that area feel smaller.

If a homeowner is struggling with this issue, then they should consider getting a custom balustrade. This could allow them to make these narrow sections of their home more beautiful, without accentuating how small they are and without adding any extra bulk to them, which might make them hard to walk through. They could, for example, have a balustrade made that has a decorative wrought iron railing integrated into it; this would give the staircase and the surrounding areas a more sophisticated look without interfering with the functionality of the space.

They want to decorate their home in a way that could add value to it

There are many ways to decorate a home. However, a lot of the most common changes that homeowners make, such as replacing their soft furnishings or updating their furniture, won't necessarily add value to the property because these items are things that they would probably take with them if they sold their home and moved. As such, if a homeowner is interested in decorating their home in a way that might add value to it, they should consider ordering a custom balustrade for their staircase instead.

The reason for this is that firstly, a balustrade is a permanent part of a house and so is something that the new owners would keep if it were sold. Secondly, if the balustrade is custom-made so that it not only fits the staircase perfectly but also features a beautiful unique design, it could serve as one of the property's main selling points and attract more buyers. If a homeowner is getting a balustrade for this purpose, they should spend plenty of time coming up with a design that complements their home interior and should ensure the balustrade itself is made with high-quality materials. 

For more information about custom balustrades, contact a local company. 


11 November 2022

Home Truths: Decorating Through The Years

I am the proud mother of nine grown up children! There wasn't much money around when they were little, so I was always sewing, knitting, growing vegetables and generally being self-sufficient. Now that they have their own households, you would think that I could rest a little, but I am busier than ever. I am blessed that my children and their partners are talented and have good jobs. However, they are very busy, so most of their home decorating is left up to me. From making curtains to painting bathrooms, I always have at least one project on the go. To tell the truth, I really enjoy it and it makes me feel that all my skills gained over the years are useful. I thought that people might like to read this blog which shares a lot of tips and ideas. I really hope you enjoy scanning through these pages.