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Universal Design: Updating the Staircase Without Sacrificing Looks

Let's be honest, when it comes to the staircase, accessibility is not the first thing that comes to mind.  Of course, not having one makes a world of difference when an occupant suffers from limited mobility.  But what to do when the family home, in its multi-story glory, features at its heart a series of steps? And what happens when that elevating architectural element just happens to be aesthetically in tune with the rest of the residence? There are a number of updates that can be made to the existing staircase that aren't just beneficial to those with mobility issues or other disabilities, but to the general occupants. We've done a bit of homework and found a number of aesthetic solutions to common stair barriers.

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