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A Sweet Set of Stairs or a Trip to the ER?

By Christa Terry

When small spaces have an upstairs and a downstairs, it’s still more common to have stairs in place than, say, a ladder or a tiny elevator. But stairs can take up a lot of room, even so-called space saving stairway options like traditional spiral staircases. Enter EeStairs, with what it calls its efficient stairs.

Space saving stairs like these give you more free floorspace in your home while also giving you access to the next floor up (like any other staircase) but EeStairs efficient staircases are built differently from most in that they start with a plain metal tube that reaches from floor to ceiling and then attach steps to the tube. If you need stairs that are extra tiny, these space saving stairs are made to fit into openings of just 1m x 1m and are designed to be placed where no staircase was ever intended to go.

Hmmm. I like the idea, I like the execution, love the look… but judging by the number of times I have butt slid down my stairs into the family room, a call to EeStairs is probably not in my future. Would you give them a go?

4 Responses to “A Sweet Set of Stairs or a Trip to the ER?”

  1. Jackie Says:

    When I was a kid, I was always wanted stairs like that. I thought regular stairs were so boring and loved modern stairs!

  2. La Petite Acadienne Says:

    Yikes! I’d say those stairs are for the young, fit, coordinated and child-free only.

  3. Chrissys16 Says:

    I’m gonna go out on a limb and say “B.) a Trip to the E.R.”… ; P

  4. Christa Terry Says:

    @Jackie You and me both, but as I got older and finally had to admit to myself how clumsy I am, I gave up on that dream.

    @La Petite Acadienne Indeed!

    @Chrissys16 Seems like that’s the majority opinion of these stairs and stairs like them, here and on Facebook where my friends all had a gander. As cool as they look, I wonder how many sales the company actually makes each year.

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