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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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Beautiful Staircases Featured in Self Build & Design Magazine

Beautiful Staircases A range of Bisca's beautiful staircases were recently featured in Self Build & Design Magazine's "Staircase Spotlight" edition. Naming them "Flights... Read More

Do I Need Planning Permission For A New Staircase?

Staircase Planning Planning permission can potentially take a long time to gain and be a very frustrating process to go through - so... Read More

The Limitless Boundaries of Glass Staircase Design

Glass Staircase Designs The use of glass within staircases has always been a popular choice – however never more so than in recent... Read More

Staircase Inspiration From Self Build & Design Magazine

Are You Looking For Staircase Inspiration? Perhaps a work of art... something unique to set your property apart - or as Self Build... Read More

Build It Shortlists Staircase Specialist for Joinery Product

Staircase Specialists Shortlisted Yorkshire-based staircase company Bisca, has been shortlisted in the 'Best Joinery Product' category for the Build It Awards 2021. Bisca’s... Read More

Staircase Ideas: A Guide from Real Homes

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

A Step Towards Sustainability | Farmhouse Staircase

Farmhouse Staircase - a step towards sustainability Featured in Homebuilding and Renovating, Bisca's latest sustainable staircase installation was covered in their Green Homes... Read More

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

Bisca staircase featured in "easy on the eye" Homes & Interiors Scotland featured one of our staircases in the Building & Renovating Guide... Read More

Helical or Spiral Staircase | 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