Coastal Staircases Blog

Spiral Staircase – Steel Stairs Geelong

November 14, 2016 This week we installed a spiral staircase in Lorne. This spiral staircase is galvanized and powdercoated. It is positioned from ground to first floor externally to reach the balcony with a beautiful view. It had a long adventure through bush before it was carefully put in place. We are very happy with the results.
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Handrail vs Balustrade – Balustrade Geelong

November 10, 2016 A handrail is not a balustrade. A balustrade is not a handrail. We get a lot of customers calling to ask for a handrail when they mean balustrade. This seems to be a confusing conversation between the office staff and the customer. The balustrade is the collective name for the complete assembly of handrails, baserails,...
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Staircase Styles – Geelong Staircases

October 4, 2016 When it comes to stairs, there is no standard. When you are not quite in the know, stair terminology can often become confusing. Closed or open staircase, cut or full stringer what does this mean? Below you will see examples of some common staircase styles and terminology. If you request a quote from us, we can get a...
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Cantilevered Staircase – Steel work

September 29, 2016 This is a cantilevered staircase we are making at the moment. This video shows little to no movement when walking on the treads. The steel tread is attached to the steel in the wall. The next stage in to slot on the tread sleaves. We cannot wait to see this staircase finished.    
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Staircases Terminology

August 31, 2016 When you request a quote, if you do not have detailed plans you will be asked a range of questions about how you want to design certain aspects of your staircase or balustrade. When you are not in the know stair terminology can often become confusing. Please see a list of common staircase terminology below. TREAD:...
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Surfcoast Cantilevered Staircases

September 16, 2015 Hello everyone. Last week we fitted the glass balustrade to our first cantilevered staircase. I managed to gain access to the property before it was handed over to get these photos. This cantilevered staircase has been made with Spotted Gum treads, landing and handrail with the glass balustrade fitted using stainless steel patch fittings. The...
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Custom-made wooden tables

April 30, 2015 We custom-make wooden tables available to be sent almost anywhere in Australia. We recently built this beautiful Messmate wooden table for Druce Davy of Greener Kitchens in Brisbane. Druce designed the table to be made from recycled Messmate and engaged us to make the table from his design. The table was designed, made and now...
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A new year, a new product

January 29, 2013 Hello everyone. We all hope that you had a great Christmas and New Year! We are back from our short break and we have hit the ground running with our usual run of orders, along with some special requests from 2012. Spiral Staircases Update! One of our special orders, a Steel Spiral Staircase, resulted in...
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Coastal Staircases & Jamie’s Ministry of Food Geelong

November 14, 2012 Jamie’s Ministry of Food Geelong has recently opened to the public aiming to educate, empower and inspire the community to love and enjoy good food, through learning how to cook.  The Kitchen was open to the public in October 2012 and we are proud to have supported the project by donating our services for the...
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