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Frequently Asked Questions 2018-05-03T13:23:37+00:00
Are your stairs fully finished and easily maintained? 2016-12-13T11:31:34+00:00

All stairs are factory finished. On completion the stairs will need no other work by other trades. Maintenance is minimal, if the stairs are kept clean, they will stay pristine for a lifetime.

How long do the stairs take to fit? 2016-12-13T11:30:57+00:00

Our stairs take approximately two days to fit per flight depending on the shape and amount of gallery. Large stairs, multiple flights and complex designs can take longer.

What is a cantilevered staircase? 2016-12-13T11:29:44+00:00

A true cantilevered staircase is a design where each tread is fixed only at one end. The supporting structure is hidden within each tread and behind the face of the wall. There are no supports between the treads.

Can you help with the stair design? 2016-12-13T11:28:55+00:00

Yes, we have a dedicated design team who specialise in bringing your ideas into fruition.

Do you make an ‘all glass’ stair? 2016-12-13T11:27:52+00:00

We are able to produce glass tread and balustrade staircases connected together with stainless steel fittings, examples can be seen on the website.

Are your stairs made of solid timber or are they veneered? 2016-12-13T11:25:50+00:00

Both are used as required, curves are made with solid timber with laminated staves for strength and stability.

Can I mix and match different components from the stairs pictured? 2016-12-13T11:24:16+00:00

If it is feasible and possible, Kevala Stairs Ltd will do all it can to accommodate your ideas.

Can oak be stained to the colour of walnut? 2016-12-13T11:23:24+00:00

Yes, but the grain will stay the same.

How thick does the glass have to be? 2016-12-13T11:21:39+00:00

This is dependent on whether the glass will be used in a structural manner or for decorative purposes. It can vary in size from 8mm toughened for slotted pieces up to 25mm toughened and laminated for structural balustrades and glass walls and even 34mm toughened and triple laminated for glass treads, glass landings and glass floors.

Can you produce fire escapes? 2016-12-13T11:20:30+00:00

We are able to make fire escapes in steel with a galvanised or powder coated finish. Each one is designed to meet the necessary safety requirements.

Can you produce outside balustrade and stairs? 2016-12-13T11:19:10+00:00

We have several ranges including stainless steel posts with glass panels, frameless glass panels and wrought iron.

Can you produce cantilevered stairs? 2016-12-13T11:17:41+00:00

Yes we do. We are the U.K. agents for Roomstone. Also our design team will work with your builder to make a cantilevered stair possible.

How long do the stairs take to make? 2016-12-13T10:45:34+00:00

8 to 10 weeks for a single flight. Multiple flights, large projects, curved and helical stairs will take longer.

Are your stairs bespoke sizes or do you use standard parts? 2016-12-13T10:16:37+00:00

All our stairs are bespoke and specially made to size.

How long is the warranty? 2016-12-13T10:57:03+00:00

The warranty is for two years after the installation. Details of the warranty are available on request.

Do your stairs comply with building regulations? 2016-12-13T10:57:48+00:00

Yes, all our stairs fully comply with building regulations.

Do you have a showroom? 2016-12-13T10:58:22+00:00

Yes we do. Please visit us at:

Kevala Stairs Limited
Unit 2, Wycombe Trade Park,
Lincoln Road,
Cressex Business Park,
High Wycombe,
Buckinghamshire HP12 3FF

Are your stairs fire rated? 2016-12-13T11:09:54+00:00

Yes, our stairs are fire rated.

Is the timber used from sustainable sources? 2016-12-13T11:11:47+00:00

All timber is from renewable forests. Certificates are available upon request.

Do you cover the whole of the UK and Ireland? 2016-12-13T10:39:27+00:00

We do cover all of Britain and Ireland, including the Channel Isles.