Coastal Staircases Blog

Is it illegal to ask for a deposit payment? – Coastal Staircases

February 20, 2020 We have had customers express their concerns with us, as we require a 50% deposit, even suggesting it is illegal. For a registered builder, it is illegal to ask for 50% deposit as it is a big build requiring many stages, therefore stage payments are required. We are engaged by builders as an independent contractor...
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Goodbye 2019! – Coastal Staircases

December 19, 2019 As we are coming close to the year’s end, we reflect on the year that has passed and set goals for the new year to come. What a year it’s been! Coastal Staircases is getting busier and busier with each year. We welcome our new builders to our list of satisfied customers and look forward...
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Extra Services We Can Provide – Staircases Geelong

November 14, 2019 Drawings: If you require a drawing for any reason, whether it be to submit to council for their approval, or you just want to know what your staircase and balustrade will look like, we can help you. We can provide a drawing through Sketchup which will give you a clear idea of what you have...
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Why we use SELECT-grade timber – Coastal Staircases

October 10, 2019 At Coastal Staircases we pride ourselves on the quality of our products. That’s why our timber staircases are always quoted with select-grade material. Unless you specify a lesser grade, select is what you are going to get. Feature-grade and standard grade can have veins, holes and knots that can weaken parts of your staircase which...
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New timber available – EUROPEAN BEECH!

July 9, 2019 There has been plenty of talk about the supply of Victorian Ash being reduced now and over the coming years. Not good news for many in the construction industry! Vic Ash is regularly requested by our clients for staircases, handrail and benchtops due to the uniform grain and durability. Recently we were approached by our...
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Black fittings in by popular demand! – Coastal Staircases

June 24, 2019 Black fittings are all the rage at the moment when it comes to house hold accessories. Taps, drawer handles, wall fittings, door handles, window sills, they’re all being ordered in black. Now you can get black fittings on your staircase just as easy as getting stainless steel. As black finish has become much more popular,...
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Stairs & Balustrade – Tips to cut costs

May 16, 2019 We often get customers coming in with a photo or an idea of a beautiful staircase their heart is set on, for us to quote, only for them to be disappointed as it is out of their price range. Don’t panic! Before you run for the hills trying to get cheaper quotes or settling for...
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