Stainless steel staircases are often used in the industrial sector, but also as fire escapes for many buildings, including offices, student accommodation, hotels etc. However, when it comes to the interior staircase, many companies go for a standard design, whereas stainless steel could provide you with many more benefits. In this blog, we look at why stainless steel stairs are essential for your business.
What Is Stainless Steel?
Stainless steel is an alloy of iron which holds a minimum of 10.5% chromium; this produces a thin layer of oxide on the steel, and this prevents any corrosion. Furthermore, steel may also contain carbon, silicon, manganese, nickel or molybdenum as these elements can improve properties such as formability and resistance to corrosion.
Safe Fire Escape
Perhaps the most obvious and also the most important factor about a stainless-steel staircase is that they are perfect for fire exits. First of all, they are incredibly strong and durable, therefore an excellent and safe material to use for a fire escape. Furthermore, they require very little upkeep, so you would need to do nothing to them, and you can be assured that they would still be in the perfect condition they were installed in. Stainless steel is also weather-resistant; it can withstand wind, rain and heat, which means they will be suitable in any condition.
Customise to Suit Your Business
Stainless steel can be bent and moulded into almost any shape; therefore, you can create the staircase suited to your business; no matter the size or style. For example, you could opt for a stainless steel staircase for inside your business building and insert your logo into the design; making it practical, safe and on-brand. Stainless steel stairs don’t have to be bulky and brash; they can also be sleek and stylish.
No matter what the interior of your business building, a stainless-steel staircase will blend in beautifully. The shiny silver metal can add a modern flair to an interior and make a space look both appealing and clean. The last thing you want your customers or clients to see is a tatty and tired interior. With a stainless steel staircase, you can create a contemporary style and improve your customers’ first impression of the company.
Create Unique Designs
Stainless steel staircases don’t have to only use steel; you can incorporate other materials such as glass or oak. The combination of materials can form a beautiful staircase that looks both modern and unique. Steel is far more flexible and versatile than other materials such as wood, and therefore, you can achieve far more complex and interesting designs. Make a statement in your business interior with a distinctive staircase. You can accomplish any of the following styles with stainless steel:
To achieve a stylish staircase with a low budget may appear challenging, but stainless steel can achieve just that. Being a strong and durable material, stainless steel staircases are cost-effective due to the low maintenance required. Furthermore, steel is a far cheaper material than other alternatives, so it could be a perfect option for a staircase in your business space.
Whether you own a business space, or you are designing an interior or exterior for a company, we hope that this has encouraged you to use stainless steel staircases. For more information on the benefits of steel, take a look at our previous blog! Here at ANY Weld, we are specialist in both steelwork and glass; carrying out projects across the UK, from design to installation. If you are looking for a stainless steel fabricator in the UK, look no further than ANY Weld! If you would like to get in contact with us regarding a project, please give us a call on 01271 860794 or drop us an email at [email protected]. Alternatively, you can tweet us at @ANY_Weld or visit our Facebook page.