How To Use Steel In
Steel may not be the first material you think about for your
home but it does have many fantastic applications and
• Needs very little maintenance
• Easy to clean
• Environmentally friendly.
Steel is classed as environmentally friendly because it is often
made from salvaged scrap and is fully recyclable.
In a home, along with being extremely practical, it can also
look modern and contemporary.
At the Blake Group in Edinburgh, we fabricate steel for homes
on a daily basis. Sometimes it is for the homeowner and often
it is to fulfil large contracts for the commercial housebuilder,
contractor or tradesman.
We can provide structural steel such as steel lintels but today
we want to discuss steel that you can see in your home.
Steel is perfect for external use as it does not rust or become
water damaged. It is tough and durable. It can also be coated
or painted to suit the style of your home. Perfect applications
include outdoor staircases, balconies, gates and railings.
A kitchen can look smart and clean with steel backsplashes or
We can make staircases and balustrades in steel or in a
mixture of steel, wood and glass. We have many years of
experience and have made all types of staircases including
spiral stairs, ones with double or single flights and ones with
straight and curved landings. Our stairs are not only sturdy and
practical but they meet all safety standards and can be made
to look beautiful too.
Steel is often used both indoors and outdoors in the design of
the home to make it stand out from the crowd. Architects will
add metal plating or grills to the outside of a building for design
purposes. We have even created stunning metal sculptures for
Get inventive and imagine how steel could transform your
The Metal Centre in Edinburgh is part of the Blake Group a