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Welcome to Bisca's news blog. In addition to news, views, projects under construction and industry articles, this section hosts popular 'From the Bottom Step' - written by Richard McLane.

From the Bottom Step contains definitive articles, staircase trends, tips, tricks, thoughts & random musings from Richard McLane, Founder & Design Director.

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Build It Shortlists Staircase Specialist for Best Joinery Product Award 2021

Yorkshire-based staircase company Bisca, has been shortlisted in the 'Best Joinery Product' category for the Build It Awards 2021. Bisca’s entry features a... Read More >

Staircase Ideas: A Guide from Real Homes

Are you ready to make the statement staircase you’ve always dreamed of? Bisca was featured recently in Real Homes ‘Guide to Staircases’ which... Read More >

A Step Towards Sustainability | Farmhouse Staircase

Featured in Homebuilding and Renovating, Bisca's latest sustainable staircase installation was covered in their Green Homes section, showcasing how materials can be repurposed... Read More >

Homes & Interiors Scotland | Oct 20 | Easy on the eye

Homes & Interiors Scotland featured one of our staircases in the Building & Renovating Guide supplement, part of the Sept/October edition. The staircase,... Read More >

Helical or Spiral | Know the difference

Helical and spiral staircases are often confused because at first glance they look to be quite similar. However, in reality, their structures are... Read More >

I-Build | Aug 20 | Stairs & Balustrades

I-build included one of our staircases in their Stairs and Balustrades feature for the August edition. The project is also the subject of... Read More >

Real Homes | Sept 20 | Guide to Staircases

Our recycled timber staircase of Vodka Oak was featured in a Guide to Staircases, published by Real Homes in their September 2020 edition.... Read More >

Country Homes & Interiors | Aug 20 | Loft Conversions

The August issue of Country Homes & Interiors features a Bisca project as part of an article on making a loft space work... Read More >

Self Build & Design | Jul 20 | Case Study

A nice case study in July’s edition of Self Build & Design Magazine featuring the lovely Sanctuary House with a Bisca staircase. Barc... Read More >

English Home | May 20 | Creating The Dream

The May issue of English Home features this beautiful staircase and bridge. In a building filled with ancient oak beams, ash may seem... Read More >

Inex | March 2020 | A Twisted Classic

Our unusual design of twisted bronze uprights caught the eye of the editorial team at Inex Magazine. The article features a new staircase... Read More >

Understanding Staircase Lighting

Lighting is key to how home interiors look and feel. When designed and executed carefully, feature lighting creates a welcoming ambience; however, even... Read More >