features several beautiful, contemporary
spiral and modular stairs designed to be built by either the
do-it-yourself home enthusiast or contractor. The spiral stair kits come
complete with all the stair components, written assembly instructions as well as
a video demonstrating assembly.
According to Arke: "Drop-shipped
anywhere in the USA, Arke spiral and modular staircase kits can be built in a
day by the average do-it-yourself home enthusiast."
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According to ARKESTAIRS, here's why they are better:
complete unit, no additional parts or accessories to buy
landing, balusters, handrails, hardware and accessories included
paint, weld, stain or seal - simply install the stair kit
no special tools or skills and can be assembled in just one day. In stock for
immediate delivery to most US locations.
They are located in Newburyport, MA.
The pictures above are just a sample of the products offered - visit their
website to see more products - the link is at the bottom of the page.
Note: Prices are not listed on their web site, but, you can check with
the kit manufacturer for
pricing via their toll-free number which is listed on their site.
Availability: Most standard kits are in stock - check with the kit
supplier for details.
Tools Required: Common household tools and wrenches
Skills Needed: Simple mechanical skills.
Areas of Difficulty: It is preferred that two people assemble the center pole and handrail
Estimated Time: Several hours.
Finishing Required: None - in most instances.
A sample step-by-step assembly / installation and video are shown at their website.
Carriers: Products are shipped common carrier truck lines
Express Shipping: Check with the kit maker.
Weight & Size Factors: Skids can be heavy but can be opened and unloaded from the truck at the building site
Overseas/International Shipping: Worldwide
Credit Cards Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
Personal Checks: Yes
Money Orders: Yes
"I have attached
a few photos of a recent installation in the New Orleans warehouse district. The
customer purchased a Phoenix and a Karina and is extremely pleased with both
"As you can see,
the space I had to install my new stairs was very small. The dimensions are 4
feet 6 inches by 23 inches. From the floor to the top of the opening is 104
inches. The Karina stairs replaced a set of attic pull down stairs. I had
to widen the space by turning the studs sideways so I can put the railing on. It
was pretty tight working in the space but, as you can see, everything worked
out. My wife is ecstatic because the stairs don't twist and bend when she walks
on them like the pull down stairs did."
"The Parade Home
was one of seven show homes for an Annual Parade of Homes sponsored by the
Dallas National Association of Home Builders. It benefitted the Make A Wish
Foundation and every home had a room in it decorated around a child's wish that
had been granted. Our child, Giovanna, had wished for a club house to get away
from her brothers. We selected the Arke Stairs for it's innovative and space
saving design and it fit the look of our beach house motif. - Mary,
Cedar Hill Design Center, Inc."
Personal Kontact: Normal business hours - Eastern Standard Time
Phone: Toll-free number is listed at their website
- or use the contact form that is available on their web site.
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“PRODUCTS” on the top menu. Be sure to klick on “TECHNICAL
INFO” which will take you to their installation videos and technical
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