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Planning your new home`s design, renovating or extending your house is not just challenging, but also brings up a lot of questions about regulations, permits, town planning. The purpose of our Ask the Designer page is to give you lots of valuable information so you can get prepared. Have a browse through our topics and see if somebody has already asked something similar. Or to save time, type your question topic in the Search box and see what you find. If you can`t find the answer for you question, click on the orange Ask your question here button. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.


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What is the difference in price between a closed staircase and an open staircase given that they shared similar finishes?

Depending on the style of staircase chosen, an open staircase (having similar finishes) will approximately cost $1400 more than a closed staircase due to the construction methods used for supporting the treads as well as the type of materials used to finish off the staircase is usually of a higher quality. 

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