Some of the elements that go into a custom built home give you an opportunity to put together outstanding design with full functionality. Combining the staircase with the front entry gives you a chance to create a striking and expressive front entryway.

Why the Entry Is So Important

People form opinions about homes quickly. It starts at the curb and follows to the front door and the foyer. If yours is visually pleasing, your visitors will have a good impression of your home. If it’s visually chaotic or small, people will carry that impression throughout your home because initial impressions carry a lot of weight.

How Functional Should the Space Be?

As you design the custom built home, consider how your family will use the foyer space. Will it be used as a primary entrance or less frequently? If you anticipate using it often, do you need a powder room or would a full bathroom be more convenient? Assess whether you need a full coat closet or just one large enough for your guests. You may also need a wall long enough for a table to put backpacks, purses and the mail down as you remove your outerwear.

Things to Keep in Mind

As you and your design team plan the spaces in your custom built home, consider these qualities as you go to work on the relationship between the stairs and the entryway.

Bottom Line

Combining the foyer and staircase in your Alair Homes custom built home gives you an opportunity to add significant visual impact the moment someone opens the front door. Increasing its functionality guarantees that you’ll not only enjoy the space, but that it will also work well for you, your family and guests.