Outdoor Spiral Stairs

Are you looking for durable, aesthetically pleasing outdoor spiral stairs that enhance the functionality and visual appeal of outdoor spaces? Great Lakes Metal Fabrication offers exterior spiral staircases suitable for a variety of outdoor settings. These staircases showcase our expertise in a wide range of materials, including standard steel, galvanized steel, aluminum, and more. Each outdoor spiral staircase is tailored to complement different architectural styles and environments, from lakeside homes to urban backyards.

Materials for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Durable and strong, standard steel is ideal for structural integrity in outdoor spiral staircases.
Galvanized steel offers enhanced durability with a protective layer of zinc that prevents rust, making it an excellent choice for outdoor use.
Lightweight and naturally resistant to corrosion, aluminum is a great choice for outdoor spiral staircases, especially in coastal areas. Its low maintenance and resistance to rust can make it a cost-effective option over time.

Treads for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Metal diamond plate spiral staircase treads offer exceptional durability and slip resistance, making them ideal for heavy-use or industrial environments. The raised pattern provides extra grip in wet conditions.
Wood spiral staircase treads bring warmth and natural beauty to your outdoor staircase, blending well with natural surroundings. Composite wood spiral staircase treads combine the aesthetic appeal of wood with increased durability and lower maintenance. They resist rot, warping, and insect damage, making them a practical choice for outdoor use.
Concrete spiral staircase treads provide the utmost in durability and longevity, standing up to harsh weather conditions without significant wear. Their weight and construction requirements make them suitable for permanent, heavy-duty installations.

Color Options for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Black outdoor spiral stairs offer a classic, elegant look that complements most exterior decors. Black finishes are versatile, hiding dirt and wear well, and can make a strong architectural statement.
Oil-rubbed bronze adds a rich, traditional appearance with its deep, warm tones. It suits classic and luxurious outdoor settings, providing an aged, sophisticated look.
Grey-brown natural wood tones with modern grey, offering a neutral palette that fits both contemporary and traditional designs. It's great for blending the staircase with natural landscapes.
Stainless grey offers a modern, industrial look with its sleek, metallic finish. It's durable, resistant to corrosion, and easy to maintain, making it suitable for various outdoor conditions
Silk grey features a soft, matte finish that provides a subtle, sophisticated look. It's ideal for contemporary designs, offering a lighter alternative to the starkness of black or the brightness of stainless steel.

Handrail Options for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Flat bar handrails offer a sleek, modern look with their straight lines and minimalist design. They are comfortable to grip and provide a contemporary aesthetic to outdoor spiral stairs, enhancing the overall appearance while ensuring safety and functionality.
Molded bar handrails feature a contoured design that fits comfortably in the hand, offering an ergonomic grip for safety. Their traditional appearance adds a decorative touch to exterior spiral staircases, blending well with various architectural styles and enhancing the staircase's visual appeal.

Railing Options for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Vertical pickets enhance traditional aesthetics, offer durability, and provide safety with less view obstruction.
Cable railing offers a modern look with unobstructed views, requires minimal maintenance, and is highly durable against weather elements.
Round bars deliver a sleek, contemporary design, ensuring safety with a minimalist aesthetic.
Belly rails feature a distinctive curved design for enhanced visual appeal, offering safety without compromising the view.
Custom-designed railing allows for personalization to match architectural styles, offering unique aesthetics and tailored safety features.

Railing Accent Options for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Double top railing accents enhance safety and aesthetic appeal, providing an additional layer of detail that elevates the overall design of outdoor spiral stairs.
Narrow helix band railing accents offer a subtle, elegant enhancement to the staircase's appearance, adding a refined touch without overwhelming the design.
Wide helix band railing accents make a bold statement, adding significant visual interest and a sense of grandeur to the staircase's design.
Continuous railing provides a sleek, uninterrupted line that enhances the fluidity and modern look of the staircase, offering both aesthetic appeal and functional safety.

Extras for Outdoor Spiral Staircases

Gates can increase safety by preventing accidental falls from the top platform. Gates are ideal for homes with children or pets.
LED tread lighting enhances visibility and safety during night time, adding a modern aesthetic to the staircase.
An extra-large custom platform provides additional space at the staircase's entry or exit, enhancing functionality and design flexibility.
Concrete footings provide a solid foundation for the staircase, maximizing stability and durability.
Additional railing enhances safety by enclosing the entry or exit point, preventing falls.
Custom platform railing adds a personalized touch to the staircase, ensuring the railings meet specific design preferences or safety requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

As a rough estimate, for a standard outdoor spiral staircase, you might expect to spend anywhere from $3,000 to $8,000 including installation, with high-end or highly customized projects costing more. Read more about the average costs of outdoor spiral stairs
When it comes to selecting materials for outdoor spiral staircases, durability and weather resistance are key considerations. Read more about outdoor spiral stairs materials
The space required for installing an outdoor spiral staircase depends on several factors, including the diameter of the staircase, the height between floors, and local building codes. Read more about space requirements for outdoor spiral stairs
At Great Lakes Metal Fabrication, we prioritize safety in all our designs and installations. Read more about outdoor spiral staircase safety considerations
Yes, there are specific building codes and regulations that apply to outdoor spiral stairs. Read more about outdoor spiral staircase building codes
Select where you want the staircase to be installed. Consider both the entry and exit points for optimal functionality. Read more about how to measure for outdoor spiral staircase
Maintaining outdoor spiral staircases is crucial for ensuring their longevity, safety, and aesthetic appeal. Here are some key maintenance requirements: Read more about outdoor spiral staircase maintenance
Absolutely! At our company, we pride ourselves on offering customizable options for outdoor spiral staircases to perfectly match your design preferences and architectural requirements. Read more about outdoor spiral staircase design and customizing options
The typical lifespan of high-end outdoor spiral stairs can exceed 20 years, depending on the materials used and maintenance practices. Read more about the life span of outdoor spiral staircase
Our high-end outdoor spiral staircases are designed to withstand snow and ice in winter climates effectively. Read more about outdoor spiral staircase in snow and ice
We offer a variety of railing options for outdoor spiral stairs, catering to different aesthetics and safety requirements. Read more about available railings for outdoor spiral staircase
The installation time for outdoor spiral stairs can vary depending on the complexity of the design and whether it is a prefabricated model or custom-made. Prefabricated stairs can often be installed within a day, assuming the site is prepared. Read more about outdoor spiral staircase installation time
Yes, outdoor spiral stairs have weight limits or capacity restrictions, which are determined by the materials used and the design of the staircase. Read more about outdoor spiral staircase weight limits
Outdoor spiral stairs can positively impact the resale value of a home by enhancing its outdoor living space, aesthetic appeal, and functionality. Read more about how outdoor spiral stairs positively impact resale
To ensure slip-resistance for outdoor spiral stairs, consider materials and finishes designed for safety in various weather conditions. Read more about outdoor spiral stairs have slip-resistant
Yes, there are eco-friendly materials available for outdoor spiral stairs. Options include recycled metal, such as aluminum or steel, which offer durability and recyclability. Read more about eco friendly materials for outdoor spiral stairs
Outdoor spiral stairs are designed to handle extreme temperatures and weather conditions through the use of durable materials like galvanized steel, aluminum, and composite materials, which resist corrosion, expansion, and contraction. Read more about extreme temperatures for outdoor spiral stairs