All posts tagged "Stairs"
Basement Stairway Combines Wood and Metal for Appealing Transitional Look
For homeowners and experienced DIYers Jamie and Jamison Rantz, a mixture of Hickory and iron proved the winning combination for their basement stairway. Following the popular trend of mixing woods and metals in the home, the Rantz...
- Posted July 26, 2021
Selling? Staying? Doesn’t Matter … Curb Appeal Adds Value to All Homes
5 DIY Weekend Curb Appeal Projects In today’s hot real estate market, whether you’re moving on or hunkering down, enhancing the exterior home appearance is a top goal for homeowners. During National Curb Appeal Month in August, experts at...
- Posted July 23, 2021
Finger Jointed Craftsmen
Add together end-to-end all the finger-jointed material made in just one year by Bill Blanchard, Dave Sell and Chuck Woods, and you could go from Portland, Maine to Vancouver, Canada. Located at the company headquarters in Bowerston,...
- Posted July 12, 2021
5 Products Contractors Need to Know About
Adding value to a project. Making life easier. Using products with payback. These are the three of the top concerns for builders, remodelers and contractors when tackling a project. Five different manufacturers now offer unique products that...
- Posted March 29, 2021
On-Trend Metal Panel Stair Systems Featured in Drees Homes
When Drees Homes decided to participate in the 2020 Parade of Homes in Durham, Orange and Chatham (N.C.) Counties, they wanted to make a big impression. What was needed was a “stand out stairway” inside the 3,619-square foot home....
- Posted January 16, 2021
Swapping Out Balusters: An Easy, Impressive Project
A little change can make a BIG difference. That’s what Liz Roth discovered when she changed out her stairway’s balustrades. Roth, who is sharing her Phoenix home’s renovation on Instagram, turned to L.J. Smith Stair Systems to help...
- Posted January 1, 2021
On-Trend Metal Panel System Available Nationwide From L.J. Smith® Stair Systems
In response to increased interest and demand from builders, L. J. Smith® Stair Systems now offers nationwide availability of the Metal Panel System in the company’s popular Linear Collection. The modern-style pre-assembled panels can now be...
- Posted December 16, 2020
Tips on Decorating Interior Stairways for the Holidays
Greenery? Stockings? Lights? Decorating interior stairway systems can take many forms. This holiday season, as people are quarantined indoors, they can expand decorations beyond the tree and mantel to include unique stairway accents. L.J. Smith Stair Systems,...
- Posted December 1, 2020
Waterfall Style Stairways Surging in Popularity
Sleek and graceful, stairways replicating waterfalls by using Metal Panel Systems are one of the hottest trends in the building industry. Designed with a flowing handrail that ends at the floor, the elegant waterfall system complements contemporary...
- Posted August 27, 2020
“Made in USA Day” Spotlight: L.J. Smith® Stair Systems
On July 2, Made in the USA Day, few stair companies shine as brightly as L.J. Smith® Stair Systems. For 135 years, L.J. Smith has been making hand-crafted stairway system parts, pieces and full systems in our locations throughout America....
- Posted June 30, 2020