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Step 1 is a full service stair company providing services for every aspect of the stair industry. We are a custom manufacturer and installer of custom milled stair components, custom milled stair systems, and specialty wood products. Our products serve new construction and remodeling for residential and commercial applications. Our service also includes repair, replacement, and over the counter sales.
Visitors to the showroom get an education on stair building. We'll walk you through things to look for in your construction, why things like building codes are the way that they are, and the process of construction. Our showroom displays the latest in style, species, and materials needed to achieve the look that fits your space and style. We’re on top of current stair trends and regulations, and we'll work with your budget to save you money on certain aspects so you can really focus on what’s important to you in the design. We’ll make sure you get something unique, no matter your budget.
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Step 1 accepts projects from anywhere in the country and abroad. Our work has satisfied customers as far away as Ireland and as close as the Midwest. We’ve worked in Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Hampshire, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Washington. Our work in our home state encompasses the Chicagoland area and beyond.